Updated : 18 hours, 53 min ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): A private member resolution seeking to set up a National Farmers' Commission with Constitutional status and to deal with farmers' issues received support from members across political lines in Rajya Sabha on Friday.
Updated : 2 days, 2 hours ago IST
Telangana (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 18 (ANI): Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy discussed and approved several pro-farmer and other bills to be introduced in the upcoming Assembly session in a Cabinet meeting here on Thursday.
Updated : 2 days, 15 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): The farmers' wing of Congress party has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an effective financial relief mechanism that addresses the needs of farmers faced with drought and flood situations.
Updated : 2 days, 22 hours ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 17 (ANI): Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray staged a protest here along with other party leaders on Wednesday against crop insurance companies and urged them to accelerate the clearing of premium claims of the farmers across the state.
Updated : 3 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved the demands for grants for ministers of rural development, agriculture and farmers welfare for 2019-20.
Updated : 3 days, 14 hours ago IST
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Members in Lok Sabha on Tuesday raised problems related to agriculture including delay in procurement of produce, rise in the cost of inputs, late payment of crop insurance and adversities of weather and sought steps to increase the income of farmers.
Updated : 5 days, 9 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Risking their lives, farmers in Mungeshpur village in Delhi are using toxic water coming from Mungeshpur drain, one of the longest in north-west Delhi and part of the Najafgarh basin, for growing vegetables due to lack of groundwater for farming and to sa
Updated : 5 days, 20 hours ago IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], July 14 (ANI): Modi government is putting all efforts to double the farmers' income, said Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Giriraj Singh. For the first-time Animal Husbandry, fisheries and dairying are separated from the agriculture dep
Updated : 5 days, 23 hours ago IST
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 14 (ANI): Farmers have expressed concerns over the damage to crops in the region due to relentless rain and winds in parts of Uttar Pradesh over the past few days.
Updated : 6 days, 13 hours ago IST
Bhadrak (Odisha) [India], July 14 (ANI): Dairy farmers in Basudebpur town spilt gallons of milk on the roads as a mark of protest against Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (OMFED).
Updated : 6 days, 20 hours ago IST
Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], July 13 (ANI): Farmers of Vidarbha are fighting with their backs to the wall due to delayed monsoon in the region. Reluctant monsoon rains will continue to elude Nagpur's Vidarbha for next few days, said Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 : Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday hit out at Telugu Desan Party (TDP) for not implementing 'zero' interest loan policy for the farmers.