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Farmers evolve rotation strategy to balance protests and farming

By Ashish Srivastava (IANS) The season for harvesting crops is arriving next month and the agitating farmers from Punjab and Haryana have devised a "rotational" strategy to deal with the shortage of manpower in their respective villages since most...

Akhilesh to join anti-farm laws chorus with mahapanchayat

Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) Joining the 'panchayat bandwagon' against the three farm laws introduced by the Centre, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will hold a 'mahapanchayat' in West UP's Aligarh. Before him, Rashtriya Lok Dal Vice President Jayant Chaudhary,...

On Women’s Day, CM Yogi to focus on women farmers

Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will celebrate International Women's Day with a special focus on women farmers. The department of agriculture will be organising about 250 seminars with a special focus on women farmers and groups and...

Bullish commodity prices boost agri export prospects

By Pramod Kumar Jha (IANS) Continued bullish trend in commodity prices has enhanced the prospects of the exports of agricultural produces from India during Covid-19 pandemic season as global prices of grains like wheat, rice, maize are ruling at multi-year...

‘One District One Focus Product’ list finalized

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS): The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare along with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries has finalized products from agricultural, horticultural, animal, poultry, milk, fisheries, aquaculture and marine sectors for the 'One District One Focus...

All eligible beneficiaries under PM-Kisan should be covered: Tomar

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, on Wednesday urged the states to ensure that all eligible beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan), a flagship scheme of the...

40L tractors to be part of farmers’ movement: Tikait

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday warned the Centre that if the demands on the three controversial laws are not met, then 40 lakh tractors would join the farmers' agitation. While speaking to...

If this govt remains, we will lose our land: Naresh Tikait

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS): When Naresh Tikait, the national president of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, reached the Ghazipur border to meet farmers agitating against the three farm laws on Tuesday, he was given a traditional welcome with drum beats....

Govt keen to utilise more technologies in farming sector: Tomar

Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS): Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said that the government is keen to use more technology in farming so that the farmers can get more price from their produce. "Besides use of more technology,...

New farm laws are ‘optional, not compulsory’: PM in Parliament

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Asserting that the central government honours the farmers and it is ready to accept their logical suggestions on the three contentious farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday declared that these laws are...

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Hybrid physical hearing to begin in SC from March 15

New Delhi, Mar 6 (IANS): Come March 15, the Supreme Court will begin hybrid physical hearing after a gap of...