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MP CM Chouhan lauds PM Modi's agriculture policy  Feb 7, 3:54 pm
Bhopal, Feb. 7 (ANI): Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's agriculture policy, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday highlighted his government's commitment towards the farming community and thanked the farmers for making the state win 'Krishi Karman' award yet again.
Punjab to constitute "Think Tank" between farmers and policy makers  Feb 4, 6:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI-NewsVoir): In a historic move to involve the farmers in the policy making, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has approved to constitute a 'Think Tank' for agriculture sector. The Think Tank will be an exclusively Farmer's organization with Agro experts, progressive farmers and others as its representatives.
Govt. aims to bring 50 percent farmers under crop insurance scheme: PM Modi  Jan 31, 12:28 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 31 (ANI): Asserting that natural calamity is the biggest disaster for the farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government aimed at bringing 50 percent of the farmers under the ambit of the National Crop Insurance scheme.
PM Modi's crop insurance scheme 'amrit sanjivani' for farmers: Naidu  Jan 26, 2:01 pm
Hyderabad, Jan. 26 (ANI): Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday termed the NDA Government's newly launched crop insurance scheme as a 'potion' for the farmers in the country.
Rahul continues his tirade against 'pro-industrialist' PM  Jan 23, 7:57 pm
Bundelkhand, Jan. 23 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who took part in a 'padyatra' in drought-hit Bundelkhand, on Saturday accused the NDA government of being pro-industrialists and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on welfare of the farmers and the poor.
Will raise farmers' plight in Parliament: Rahul in Bundelkhand  Jan 23, 3:51 pm
Mahoba, Jan. 23 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said farmers in the country were being neglected by the NDA Government at the Centre, and added that he would raise their issues in Parliament.
Rahul Gandhi to hold padyatra in drought-hit Bundelkhand  Jan 23, 8:22 am
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to hold a padyatra in drought-hit Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday to meet drought affected farmers.
Drought-hit farmers await funds from Karnataka Government  Jan 21, 5:32 pm
Gulbarga, Jan. 21 (ANI): Farmers in Gulbarga, Karnataka, are falling into debt as drought conditions prevail in the region while they await funds from the government.
Concerted efforts of Spices Board fetch black cardamom higher prices in Sikkim   Jan 19, 6:00 pm
Gangtok, Jan.19 (ANI): Sikkim's famed black cardamom has of late been giving its farmers a major economic boost, with the price of the endemic crop soaring more than six-fold in the past five years owing to intelligent intervention and grass root efforts by Spices Board.
PM Modi all praise for 'Sukhishtan' Sikkim  Jan 18, 10:47 pm
Gangtok, Jan. 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Sikkim for being the only state to have reached new heights of development while preserving the sanctity of the nature, and also lauded Chief Minister Pawan Chamling for his vision of welfare for farmers and tribes
Govt.'s focus is 'welfare, future' of farmers: Piyush Goyal  Jan 18, 9:49 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Monday asserted that the center-point of any responsible government is the welfare and the future of the farmers.
UP Govt. initiates steps to support sugarcane cultivators   Jan 18, 3:59 pm
Lucknow, Jan. 18 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that his government has made adequate arrangements for helping the farmers in sugarcane cultivation.
PM Modi to declare Sikkim as the first organic state  Jan 18, 8:28 am
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the valedictory session of the ongoing National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers in Gangtok on Monday and he is expected to formally declare Sikkim as the first organic state of the nation.
Smriti's outburst continues in Rahul's political bastion   Jan 17, 1:23 pm
Amethi, Jan. 17 (ANI): Continuing her tirade against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his home turf, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday alleged that the land allotted for the welfare of farmers was now being transferred to Gandhi family linked NGO.
Rahul Gandhi flays Centre for losing focus on farmers  Jan 16, 2:05 pm
Mumbai, Jan. 15 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday criticised the NDA Government for having lost its focus on farmers.
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is 'farmer-friendly': PM Modi  Jan 16, 10:47 am
New Delhi, Jan. 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took to twitter and wrote an open letter to the farmers of the country and addressed them on the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, saying that the government has taken several steps to help farmers, one among which is the 'Pradhanmantri Fasal Bima Yojana'.
Farmers should use low-cost agriculture technology to get more crop yield: Agri Minister  Jan 15, 11:11 pm
Ahmadabad (Gujarat), Jan. 15 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said today's farmers cannot be self reliant only by using old farm techniques, because agriculture inputs are costly that is why it is necessary that our farmers should use low-cost agriculture technology to get more crop yield and increase their income.
Centre urges Manipur farmers to take up organic farming for a healthy society  Jan 15, 4:54 pm
Imphal, Jan. 15 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Mohanbhai Kundariya has urged farmers in Manipur to take up organic farming if they are keen on having a good and healthy society.
Amit Shah hails Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana  Jan 13, 7:27 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Hailing the announcement of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana by the Central Government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday said it was for the first time after Independence that the Fasal Bima Yojana had been simplified, and various problems faced by farmers rectified.
Govt. announces new crop insurance scheme for farmers: Rajnath  Jan 13, 4:03 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the Union Cabinet has decided to launch a new crop insurance scheme for the farmers and described the initiative as 'historic'.
Pineapple farmers face export crisis in West Bengal  Jan 8, 4:53 pm
Bidhannagar (West Bengal), Jan. 8 (ANI): Reeling under heavy losses, the pineapple farmers in West Bengal have urged the authorities to take steps to improve the functioning of a recently constructed export zone.
New software for e-connectivity of agriculture markets soon, says Govt.  Jan 7, 11:10 pm
Medak (Telangana), Jan. 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday said the Centre would soon launch a new software to enable e-connectivity of agricultural markets in the country.
Farmers bear the brunt of harsh winters in western India  Dec 30, 3:44 pm
Aurangabad, Dec.30 (ANI): Harsh weather conditions ruined pomegranate harvest in Maharashtra, landing farmers in huge losses.
Kharge mocks UP govt., says cannot get a cup of tea with such money  Dec 29, 2:25 pm
Bengaluru, Dec. 29 (ANI): Mocking the Uttar Pradesh Government for distributing cheques of Rs. 23 to Rs.100 to farmers as compensation in drought-hit Banda District, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said even a cup of tea is unavailable with that amount of money.
Farooqui slams UP Govt. for mocking farmers' plight  Dec 29, 1:13 pm
New Delhi, Dec.29 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Kamal Farooqui on Tuesday lashed out at the Samajwadi Party led-Uttar Pradesh Government, saying that the state government was mocking at the plight of the farmers by distributing cheques of Rs. 23 to Rs.100 as compensation in drought-hit Banda District.