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Piyush Goyal

Fact-checking the budget: some false claims, some shortcomings, esp the ‘dole’ to farmers

Seen as an ‘election budget’ by all, including the upbeat members of government and the ruling BJP, the Budget 2019 with provisions that goes...

Reports of cash to farmers are about direct benefit transfer, not guaranteed basic income

There has been much speculation about Narendra Modi government coming up with a guaranteed basic income plan for farmers and families below the poverty...
Ashok Gehlot

No liquor sale in Rajasthan after 8pm: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday (Jan 19) issued a strict order to the Excise Department officials to stop the sale of liquor...

‘What pop has he given?, Siddaramaiah on PM Modi’s ‘Lollipop’ remark

Former Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah on Monday (Dec 31) responded to PM Modi’s remark of ‘lolipop’. Siddaramaiah on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra...

“Is debt waiver policy beneficial for farmers?”

Newly appointed CM’s Kamal Nath of Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh’s Bhupesh Bhagel waived off farmers’ loans soon after assuming office, fulfilling the grand old...

“Govt unsuccessful in handling agricultural crisis”

Experts put heads together, pinpoint problem areas; say a long way to go before results begin to arrive While the prime minister has been extolling...
Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

The stretch from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament street in Delhi became a river of red on Wednesday, September 5, as a mammoth procession of...
Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Farmers' organisations in Maharashtra stopped supply of milk in the state from midnight of Sunday, July 15, protesting declining returns and agitating for a...
Less than a year before next general elections, Modi Govt declared big hike in Kharif MSP

Less than a year before next general elections, Modi Govt declared big hike in...

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a substantial hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Kharif crops, which was proposed in the Budget...
PM Modi’s promise of doubling farmers’ income needs a reality check

PM Modi’s promise of doubling farmers’ income needs a reality check

Agriculture is in deep crisis, deepened further in the last three due to restrictions on livestock trade. Yesterday (Wednesday, June 20) Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
PM reaches out to farmers across India, aims to double farmers' income by 2022

PM reaches out to farmers across India, aims to double farmers’ income by 2022

PM Narendra Modi for the first time interacted directly  with farmers across the country via video conferencing on Wednesday, June 20, laying stress on...
Farmers’ protests sure to impact coming elections

Farmers’ protests sure to impact coming elections

Mudda discusses nationwide stir, its causes and ways to resolve the crisis, speaker wonders if discontent impacted results in Kairana Friday’s edition of Mudda discussed...
“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

While throwing their lot with farmers, the Mudda panel felt that loan waiver is not enough to meet their just demands Nearly 40,000 farmers across...
Unhappy Farmers Dump Potatoes Outside CM Aditynath’s Residence, Police To Take Action

Unhappy Farmers Dump Potatoes Outside CM Adityanath’s Residence, Police To Take Action

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Lucknow woke up on Saturday to the sight of tonnes of potatoes strewn on the roads. Farmers frustrated at...
Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state to waive farm loans

Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state...

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced waiver of all the loans up to Rs 50,000 for SCs and the economically weaker sections,...
Farmers block highways across the country in protest

Farmers block highways across the country in protest

Farmers across the country blocked national highways at various places to protest against the death of farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur...
Two more farmers commit suicide in MP, Hardik Patel prevented from meeting families of farmers killed in firing

Two more farmers commit suicide in MP, Hardik Patel prevented from meeting families of...

New Delhi: The ongoing farmers’ strike in Madhya Pradesh got an indirect boost on Tuesday with the arrest of Gujarat’s Patidar quota stir leader...
Debt is just one aspect, farming is almost a terminal disease in India

Farmers’ unrest puts Modi government in a tight spot

Problem revolves around increase in production and fall in prices Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr New Delhi: There is a clear recognition on the part of the...
Debt is just one aspect, farming is almost a terminal disease in India

Debt is just one aspect, farming is almost a terminal disease in India

The core problems faced by farmers have not been taken seriously or been treated in an ad-hoc manner. By Ranjona Banerji The anger of farmers across...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola to invest $1.7bn in agriculture sector of India

This investment will create opportunities for around two lakh farmers and local suppliers in India Global beverages giant Coca-Cola on Monday announced that they will...
UNIQUE PROTEST: Farmers present their case before an authority figure, symbolised by a man in a Modi mask

Apathy’s skeletons at the doors of power

A group of destitute farmers from Tamil Nadu are on a now-month-long hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi, demanding loan waivers, water for...
GOOD MORNING: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang receives a hongi, a traditional New Zealand Maori welcome, from Piri Sciascia during an official welcoming ceremony at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Reuters/UNI

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Shaktikant Das : PACS network to activate

Shaktikant Das, PACS Network to Activate: NABARD has sanctioned an amount of 21,000 crores to the district central cooperative banks to grant funds to...

APN News Mudda: Is Government will maintain things in 50 days?

Decisions are coming again and again and they are not implementing and people are still thinking it as a good decision but whatever should...

'Farmers' - 25 News Results

Piyush Goyal

Fact-checking the budget: some false claims, some shortcomings, esp the ‘dole’ to farmers

Seen as an ‘election budget’ by all, including the upbeat members of government and the ruling BJP, the Budget 2019 with provisions that goes...

Reports of cash to farmers are about direct benefit transfer, not guaranteed basic income

There has been much speculation about Narendra Modi government coming up with a guaranteed basic income plan for farmers and families below the poverty...
Ashok Gehlot

No liquor sale in Rajasthan after 8pm: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday (Jan 19) issued a strict order to the Excise Department officials to stop the sale of liquor...

‘What pop has he given?, Siddaramaiah on PM Modi’s ‘Lollipop’ remark

Former Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah on Monday (Dec 31) responded to PM Modi’s remark of ‘lolipop’. Siddaramaiah on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra...

“Is debt waiver policy beneficial for farmers?”

Newly appointed CM’s Kamal Nath of Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh’s Bhupesh Bhagel waived off farmers’ loans soon after assuming office, fulfilling the grand old...

“Govt unsuccessful in handling agricultural crisis”

Experts put heads together, pinpoint problem areas; say a long way to go before results begin to arrive While the prime minister has been extolling...
Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

The stretch from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament street in Delhi became a river of red on Wednesday, September 5, as a mammoth procession of...
Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Milk supply in Maharashtra hit as dairy farmers agitate against declining prices

Farmers' organisations in Maharashtra stopped supply of milk in the state from midnight of Sunday, July 15, protesting declining returns and agitating for a...
Less than a year before next general elections, Modi Govt declared big hike in Kharif MSP

Less than a year before next general elections, Modi Govt declared big hike in...

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a substantial hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Kharif crops, which was proposed in the Budget...
PM Modi’s promise of doubling farmers’ income needs a reality check

PM Modi’s promise of doubling farmers’ income needs a reality check

Agriculture is in deep crisis, deepened further in the last three due to restrictions on livestock trade. Yesterday (Wednesday, June 20) Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
PM reaches out to farmers across India, aims to double farmers' income by 2022

PM reaches out to farmers across India, aims to double farmers’ income by 2022

PM Narendra Modi for the first time interacted directly  with farmers across the country via video conferencing on Wednesday, June 20, laying stress on...
Farmers’ protests sure to impact coming elections

Farmers’ protests sure to impact coming elections

Mudda discusses nationwide stir, its causes and ways to resolve the crisis, speaker wonders if discontent impacted results in Kairana Friday’s edition of Mudda discussed...
“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

“Farmers should not be treated merely as vote banks”

While throwing their lot with farmers, the Mudda panel felt that loan waiver is not enough to meet their just demands Nearly 40,000 farmers across...
Unhappy Farmers Dump Potatoes Outside CM Aditynath’s Residence, Police To Take Action

Unhappy Farmers Dump Potatoes Outside CM Adityanath’s Residence, Police To Take Action

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Lucknow woke up on Saturday to the sight of tonnes of potatoes strewn on the roads. Farmers frustrated at...
Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state to waive farm loans

Punjab CM waives crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 for SCs, 3rd state...

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced waiver of all the loans up to Rs 50,000 for SCs and the economically weaker sections,...
Farmers block highways across the country in protest

Farmers block highways across the country in protest

Farmers across the country blocked national highways at various places to protest against the death of farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur...
Two more farmers commit suicide in MP, Hardik Patel prevented from meeting families of farmers killed in firing

Two more farmers commit suicide in MP, Hardik Patel prevented from meeting families of...

New Delhi: The ongoing farmers’ strike in Madhya Pradesh got an indirect boost on Tuesday with the arrest of Gujarat’s Patidar quota stir leader...
Debt is just one aspect, farming is almost a terminal disease in India

Farmers’ unrest puts Modi government in a tight spot

Problem revolves around increase in production and fall in prices Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr New Delhi: There is a clear recognition on the part of the...
Debt is just one aspect, farming is almost a terminal disease in India

Debt is just one aspect, farming is almost a terminal disease in India

The core problems faced by farmers have not been taken seriously or been treated in an ad-hoc manner. By Ranjona Banerji The anger of farmers across...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola to invest $1.7bn in agriculture sector of India

This investment will create opportunities for around two lakh farmers and local suppliers in India Global beverages giant Coca-Cola on Monday announced that they will...
UNIQUE PROTEST: Farmers present their case before an authority figure, symbolised by a man in a Modi mask

Apathy’s skeletons at the doors of power

A group of destitute farmers from Tamil Nadu are on a now-month-long hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi, demanding loan waivers, water for...
GOOD MORNING: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang receives a hongi, a traditional New Zealand Maori welcome, from Piri Sciascia during an official welcoming ceremony at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world

Shaktikant Das : PACS network to activate

Shaktikant Das, PACS Network to Activate: NABARD has sanctioned an amount of 21,000 crores to the district central cooperative banks to grant funds to...

APN News Mudda: Is Government will maintain things in 50 days?

Decisions are coming again and again and they are not implementing and people are still thinking it as a good decision but whatever should...

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