Updated : 7 hours, 15 min 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 : 2 days, 2 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 : 2 days, 13 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 : 2 days, 16 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 : 3 days, 6 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 : 3 days, 12 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 : 4 days, 13 hours 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.
Updated : 4 days, 19 hours ago IST
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): A farmer has committed suicide in Mandasa village of Srikakulam district on Thursday after allegedly failing to repay debts.
Updated : 5 days, 11 hours ago IST
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 11 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday accused the previous TDP government of ignoring the welfare of farmers and cheating them by not paying subsidy amounting to over Rs 2,000 crore for seeds, fertilizers and other ag
Updated : 5 days, 18 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): In his maiden intervention in the current Lok Sabha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday raised the issue of farmer suicide accusing the Central government of ignoring the interests of farmers, particularly from Kerala.
Updated : 5 days, 22 hours ago IST
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 11 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in his first state budget allocated Rs 132 crores for the promotion of cattle farming and livestock. He has also decided to pay Rs 20 per day for cow protection which was earlier Rs 1.
Updated : 6 days, 12 hours ago IST
Wayanad (Kerala) [India], July 10 (ANI): A 55-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide here by consuming poison on Wednesday.