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Heatwave Affecting Orange Yield And Quality In Maharashtra’s Vidarbha

Heatwave Affecting Orange Yield And Quality In Maharashtra’s Vidarbha

Orange orchards in Vidarbha are severely affected by the heatwave with quality and quantity taking a massive hit.

19 May 2022
Belly Of The Beast: How Climate Change Is Affecting India’s Farmers

Belly Of The Beast: How Climate Change Is Affecting India’s Farmers

Farmers are waking up to the threat of extreme heatwaves across India. Are our policymakers listening?

25 May 2022

10 Jharkhand districts likely to experience heat wave from Wednesday

At least ten districts in Jharkhand are likely to come under the tight grip for three days from Wednesday, weather department officials said on Monday. They...

'Let's Make Local Global': PM Modi Hails Indian Products In 'Mann Ki Baat'

'Let's Make Local Global': PM Modi Hails Indian Products In 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Modi said India achieving its export target of USD 400 billion this fiscal shows that the demand for its items is increasing all over the world, and...

27 March 2022

Workshop held to promote the cultivation of medicinal plants in J-K's Chenab valley

To promote the cultivation of medicinal plants in Jammu and Kashmir's hilly Chenab valley in a big way, the National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB) under the...

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08 March 2022
Agri Min Ready With New Scheme To Promote Natural Farming; To Seek Cabinet Nod Soon

Agri Min Ready With New Scheme To Promote Natural Farming; To Seek Cabinet Nod Soon

The scheme aims to adopt a complementary and cluster approach and will focus on intensive handholding of farmers practising natural farming


06 March 2022
Lavender Farming To Witness Major Boom Under 'one District, One Product' Initiative In JK's Doda

Lavender Farming To Witness Major Boom Under 'one District, One Product' Initiative In JK's Doda

Gairola said it will also help boost the tourism sector in Bhaderwah, also known as mini-Kashmir, for its beautiful and mesmerizing landscape.


11 February 2022
No Plan To Reintroduce Three Repealed Farm Laws In Future: Agri Min In Rajya Sabha

No Plan To Reintroduce Three Repealed Farm Laws In Future: Agri Min In Rajya Sabha

Replying to a written question, he said "the subject of compensation etc. to the families of the deceased farmers in the farmers movement is with the concerned...


01 February 2022
Centre Wanted To Double Farmers' Income By 2022. What Is The Reality?

Centre Wanted To Double Farmers' Income By 2022. What Is The Reality?

Five years since Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to double farmers' income, it has only seen a 'marginal rise'.  


17 January 2022
Digvijaya Says MP CM Not Giving Him Appointment, Threatens To Launch Sit-In Protest For Cause Of Farmers

Digvijaya Says MP CM Not Giving Him Appointment, Threatens To Launch Sit-In Protest For Cause Of Farmers

Madhya Pradesh home minister and government spokesman Narottam Mishra on Monday slammed Singh over his claims.


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04 January 2022
Saffron Blooms In J&K's Rajouri District As Cultivation Trial Bears Fruit

Saffron Blooms In J&K's Rajouri District As Cultivation Trial Bears Fruit

Saffron cultivation has long been restricted to a limited geographical area in J&K, mainly Pampore, followed by Budgam, Srinagar and Kishtwar districts.


01 January 2022
As Up Bananas Catch PM’s Eye, Farmer Seeks To Treat Him To It

As Up Bananas Catch PM’s Eye, Farmer Seeks To Treat Him To It

Attracted by the size of bananas on the stall, Modi observed that they appear to be quite big. "Sir, this is a branded banana. It is called 'naveen kelaa”....


29 December 2021
Farmers lift blockades on rail tracks in Punjab

Farmers lift blockades on rail tracks in Punjab

Farmers under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) had started their 'rail roko' stir on December 20 at various places, affecting the...


26 December 2021
22 Farm Bodies In Punjab Announce Political Front, To Contest State Polls

22 Farm Bodies In Punjab Announce Political Front, To Contest State Polls

Talking to reporters here, farmer leader Harmeet Singh Kadian said the Samyukt Samaj Morcha has been set up for fighting the Punjab polls due early next year.


17 December 2021
Rakesh Tikait Says Bigger Issue Of MSP Persists, Questions Govt's Intention

Rakesh Tikait Says Bigger Issue Of MSP Persists, Questions Govt's Intention

“The bigger issue of MSP persists in the country. It will be a great relief if the MSP is granted.”


12 December 2021
BJP MP Varun Gandhi Submits Private Members' Bill For Legal Guarantee Of MSP

BJP MP Varun Gandhi Submits Private Members' Bill For Legal Guarantee Of MSP

Gandhi has submitted the bill in Parliament but it is yet to be introduced. MPs can pilot private members' bill in their personal capacity irrespective of...


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10 December 2021
Mixed Emotions For Volunteers As Farmers Prepare To Vacate Protest Site At Delhi Border

Mixed Emotions For Volunteers As Farmers Prepare To Vacate Protest Site At Delhi Border

The farmers are preparing to go home after more than a year of protest at Delhi borders during which they endured harsh Delhi winter, scorching summer, police...


06 December 2021
Salt- Tolerant Paddy Production Helps Over 4 Lakh Farmers In Bengal To Beat Cyclone Woes

Salt- Tolerant Paddy Production Helps Over 4 Lakh Farmers In Bengal To Beat Cyclone Woes

The state government had introduced the ‘Krishak Bandhu’ (friends of farmers) scheme in January 2019 to provide financial assistance to all farmers for...


06 December 2021
Communal Agenda Of Sangh Failed In Kerala Due To Strong Left Movement: Vijayan

Communal Agenda Of Sangh Failed In Kerala Due To Strong Left Movement: Vijayan

"We have witnessed the class struggle. That's how our society grew. Recently, a survey result came out that Kerala has the highest minimum wages in the rural...


03 December 2021
Samyukta Kisan Morcha: Centre Must Fulfil Pending Demands Of Farmers

Samyukta Kisan Morcha: Centre Must Fulfil Pending Demands Of Farmers

The SKM also said that the President of India has given his assent to the farm laws repeal bill passed by both Houses of Parliament and a gazette notification...


01 December 2021
Kangana Ranaut Files FIR, Alleging Threats In Connection With Her Posts On Farmer Protests

Kangana Ranaut Files FIR, Alleging Threats In Connection With Her Posts On Farmer Protests

Ranaut, who has been harshly critical of the farmers' movement and at times inflammatory, issued a lengthy message in Hindi on Instagram.


29 November 2021
Uttar Pradesh Government To Include More Farmers Under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Uttar Pradesh Government To Include More Farmers Under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

The week-long drive will be carried out by the Uttar Pradesh government in coordination with the ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare and financial...


29 November 2021
Tewari Gives Notice For Lok Sabha Adjournment Motion Over Farmers Issue

Tewari Gives Notice For Lok Sabha Adjournment Motion Over Farmers Issue

During the course of the agitation, many farmers lost their lives to the harsh weather, alleged use of force by the state and violent attacks on farmers' lives...


28 November 2021
Priyanka Takes Jibe At PM Modi Over Not Waiving Off Farmers’ Debt

Priyanka Takes Jibe At PM Modi Over Not Waiving Off Farmers’ Debt

Targeting PM Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi said: "Do you know the cost of the aircraft used by him? It is Rs 8,000 crore. He comes here to give a speech but...


27 November 2021
Khattar Meets Modi, Tells Him Farm Laws Repeal Announcement Has Sent Out A Good Message

Khattar Meets Modi, Tells Him Farm Laws Repeal Announcement Has Sent Out A Good Message

Interacting with reporters in Delhi after the meeting, the chief minister said that he expressed his gratitude to the prime minister for recently appreciating...


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