PM Modi to talk to farmers on Wednesday

Jun 19 2018

Modi will interact with farmers via video conference to flag his government's major schemes aimed at boosting their income, and also address farm sector issues.

Committed to waive farm loans: Karnataka CM

Jun 19 2018

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government is committed to waiving farm loans.

French farmers suspend fuel blockades after government gesture

Jun 13 2018

France’s biggest agriculture union told its farmers to suspend a blockade of refineries and fuel depots that had entered its third day over palm oil imports and unfair competition.

CAI hikes cotton crop estimate for 2017-18 to 365 lakh bales

Jun 12 2018

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) today increased its May estimate of the cotton crop production for the 2017-18 season (October to September) by five lakh bales to 365 lakh bales.

Farmers' protests in Gujarat a political stunt of Oppn: Rupani

Jun 11 2018

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has alleged that farmers' agitation being witnessed in the state were a "political stunt" of the opposition and urged cultivators not to get misled.

Centre working consistently towards doubling farmers' income

Jun 09 2018

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said the Union government is working consistently towards doubling the income of farmers and animal rearers.

Need to chalk out strategies to double farm income: Guj Dy CM

Jun 08 2018

The Gujarat government will have to chalk out strategies to ensure that the income of farmers is doubled by 2022, state Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said.

MP CM cheated farmers, youths: Kamal Nath

Jun 06 2018

Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath on Wednesday accused Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of cheating the farmers and youths of the state.

Congress, NCP instigating farmers: Fadnavis

Jun 05 2018

Devendra Fadnavis hit out at the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) today for "instigating" farmers against his government and claimed that the opposition lacked credibility.

Maharashtra announces financial aid for tur farmers

Jun 05 2018

The Maharashtra government would provide financial grant of Rs 1000 per quintal to those farmers whose tur and gram could not be purchased by the administration before the May 31 deadline.

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