Updated : 1 day, 11 hours ago IST
Imphal (Manipur) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Agriculture is the predominant occupation of the people of Manipur and the main source of livelihood of the region. It also forms a major share of the total State Domestic Product.
Updated : 4 days, 14 hours ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Congress for not working in the interests of farmers and the backward castes despite being in power for the longest time post independence.
Updated : 5 days, 14 hours ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal), Jan 14 (ANI): The West Bengal government is undertaking steps to bring unorganised workers under the umbrella of Social Security Schemes, a statement said on Monday.
Updated : 1 week, 1 day ago IST
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 11 (ANI): Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday slammed the BJP for allegedly not doing enough to help out the farmers who are in distress while underlining the need for their upliftment.
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Jan 9 (ANI): The Congress ruled Chhattisgarh government has issued orders for returning of 4400 acres of land that was earlier acquired for the Tata Steel project in the tribal-dominated area back to the farmers.
New Delhi [India], Jan 9 (NewsVoir): Fiinovation, with financial support of PI Foundation which is a CSR arm of PI Industries Ltd., an agri-sciences company and Harsha Trust, a non-profit organization, has undertaken an agri-based CSR project aimed at empowerment of the farmers.
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 9 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind, demanding revision and review of Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Paddy for relief to farmers in the state of Odisha.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Jan 9 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over fulfilling the promises made to farmers and claimed that Chhattisgarh is the first state in India to buy paddy on an MSP of Rs 2,500 per quintal.
New Delhi (India), Jan 8 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government failed to give Minimum Support Price (MSP) it promised to the paddy farmers during the Lok-Sabha elections in 2014.
Updated : 2 weeks ago IST
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], Jan 6 (ANI): A Special Train called "Krashak Adhikar Yatra" train carrying Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs, MLAs and party workers left for Delhi on Saturday. The party will hold a rally in Delhi's Talkatora stadium on Tuesday to put pressure on the central governmen
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Jan 5 (ANI): Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be addressing a farmers rally here on January 9, informed Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot on Saturday.
Palamu (Jharkhand) [India], Jan 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the Congress party considers farmers as a vote bank and is misguiding them in the name of loan waiver.