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K Chandrashekar Rao Urges Farmers To Continue Agitation For Right Prices, Says They Can Change Govt

K Chandrashekar Rao Urges Farmers To Continue Agitation For Right Prices, Says They Can Change Govt

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao said farmers should continue their struggle until the time they get right price for their produce.

22 May 2022
How Climate Change Is Impacting India's Food Security

How Climate Change Is Impacting India's Food Security

The Global Food Policy Report 2022 has warned that climate change may push many Indians towards hunger by 2030 due to a decline in agricultural production and...

20 May 2022

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.

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann To Meet Farmer Leaders

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann To Meet Farmer Leaders

Farmer leaders said the Mohali deputy commissioner and senior superintendent of police invited them for a meeting with the chief minister in Chandigarh. They...

18 May 2022

Climate Change In Kashmir: Apple Farmers Reeling Under Extreme Weather, Falling Yield

Apple industry is Kashmir’s largest employment generator, providing 400 man-days per year per hectare, employing 3.5 million people, and earning about 10% to...

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16 May 2022
BJP Government Destroyed Economy: Rahul Gandhi

BJP Government Destroyed Economy: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused PM Narendra Modi of destroying the country's economy, which was strengthened by the former UPA government.


14 May 2022
India Bans Wheat Export With Immediate Effect, Congress Calls It ‘Anti-Farmer’

India Bans Wheat Export With Immediate Effect, Congress Calls It ‘Anti-Farmer’

The Congress on Saturday hit out at the government over the ban on the export, saying it was an 'anti-farmer' measure as it deprives farmers of reaping the...


14 May 2022
Restriction On Agricultural Exports 'Indirect Tax' On Farmers: Bharat Krishak Samaj

Restriction On Agricultural Exports 'Indirect Tax' On Farmers: Bharat Krishak Samaj

Reacting to the government's decision to ban wheat exports, Bharat Krishak Samaj Chairman Ajay Vir Jakhar tweeted "Restriction on agricultural exports are an...


25 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?


27 April 2022
How Food Fortification Causes 'Hidden Hunger' In India

How Food Fortification Causes 'Hidden Hunger' In India

Pushing subsidised cereals like fortified rice through an elaborate public distribution system (PDS) ensures that a vast majority of Indians consume far more...


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26 April 2022
Poor Man’s Food In New Avatar: Marathwada's Drought Food Is Now Trending As Superfood

Poor Man’s Food In New Avatar: Marathwada's Drought Food Is Now Trending As Superfood

The poor man’s food from the drought-hit belt of Marathwada is in the spotlight owing to its new status as superfood. While the elite love it for its health...


10 April 2022
PM Modi Says Covid-19 Is Not Gone, Urges People To Not Let Their Guard Down

PM Modi Says Covid-19 Is Not Gone, Urges People To Not Let Their Guard Down

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘Corona (pandemic) was a big crisis, and we are not saying that the crisis is over. It may have taken a pause, but we...


29 March 2022
Bharat Bandh: Nationwide Strike Enters Day Two, Here's All That Has Happened

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide Strike Enters Day Two, Here's All That Has Happened

A joint forum of central trade unions including INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC amongst others is protesting against the government policies affecting workers,...


25 March 2022
Life, Kingsize: Punjab Has Lost Much But Not Its Spirit

Life, Kingsize: Punjab Has Lost Much But Not Its Spirit

The people of the state are a hardy lot, always taking on the divisive forces, the invaders, whether from within or without, head on.


14 March 2022
 SKM Leaders Meet To Take Stock Of Progress On Centre's Promises To Farmers

 SKM Leaders Meet To Take Stock Of Progress On Centre's Promises To Farmers

Farmers' Protest: An SKM functionary confirmed that the agenda of the meeting is to review the progress made on the assurance letter given by the government on...


13 March 2022
SKM Review Meeting On Centre’s Promises To Farmers On Monday In Delhi

SKM Review Meeting On Centre’s Promises To Farmers On Monday In Delhi

SKM(Samyukt Kisan Morcha) will hold closed-door meeting at the Gandhi Peace Foundation at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg on Monday in Delhi.


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07 March 2022
Odisha Focuses On Non-Basmati Aromatic Rice Exports To Help Paddy Farmers

Odisha Focuses On Non-Basmati Aromatic Rice Exports To Help Paddy Farmers

The government is focusing on exports due to the paddy production potential of the state's agro-climatic zones, existence of huge genetic diversity of aromatic...


07 March 2022
Rakesh Tikait Alleges BJP Can Resort To ‘Unfair’ Means To Win In Uttar Pradesh

Rakesh Tikait Alleges BJP Can Resort To ‘Unfair’ Means To Win In Uttar Pradesh

UP Election 2022: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait alleged that the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh can use ‘unfair’ means during counting of votes to win in...


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.


05 March 2022
Congress Misled Farmers In Name Of Loan Waiver: BJP Chief JP Nadda In UP

Congress Misled Farmers In Name Of Loan Waiver: BJP Chief JP Nadda In UP

UP Election 2022: BJP president JP Nadda accused Congress of misleading the farmers on loan waiver, while saying that PM Narendra Modi has provided them Rs...


04 March 2022
SC To Hear Plea On Bail Granted To Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s Son

SC To Hear Plea On Bail Granted To Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s Son

Lakhimpur Kheri Case: Supreme Court will hear plea, challenging grant of bail to Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra on March 11.


02 March 2022
Akhilesh Yadav Calls BJP 'Biggest Liar Party', Says It Halved Farmers' Income

Akhilesh Yadav Calls BJP 'Biggest Liar Party', Says It Halved Farmers' Income

UP Election 2022: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said BJP came to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2017 by promising that the income of the farmers will be...


01 March 2022
Akhilesh Yadav Targets BJP, Claims Party Cheated Farmers

Akhilesh Yadav Targets BJP, Claims Party Cheated Farmers

UP Election 2022: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said his party is voted to power, the pace of development will be accelerated, which will lead to...


25 February 2022
'Govt Set To Hike Fuel Prices After Elections': Akhilesh Yadav Slams BJP Over Inflation

'Govt Set To Hike Fuel Prices After Elections': Akhilesh Yadav Slams BJP Over Inflation

UP Election 2022: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav claimed that the government will increase fuel prices after elections, while saying BJP government has...


27 May 2022
Punjab Election 2022: For All Parties, It’s A Harvest Of Farm Suicides

Punjab Election 2022: For All Parties, It’s A Harvest Of Farm Suicides

The once economically prosperous state is now in the grip of unending farm distress. What ails the state and why has no government been able to do anything?


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