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Punjab: Self-declaration scheme on land holdings introduced for farm loan waiver scheme

It has been decided to exclude government employees and retired pensioners who pay income tax from the scheme to ensure that the poorest of the poor get its benefit.

published on : 16th January 2018

GDP growth not justifiable unless benefits reach farmers, says FM Arun Jaitley

The government's priority is to ensure the gains reach the farmers and the growth is visible even in the farm sector, he said at an event. 

published on : 14th January 2018

Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel booked for political speech at educational event in Gujarat

An FIR was lodged here against Patidar quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel for allegedly delivering a "political" speech at an educational and farmers' welfare event in Jamnagar.

published on : 13th January 2018

Yogi Adityanath government has no time for farmers: Uttar Pradesh Congress

Days after potatoes were hurled near the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, the Congress today accused the state government of ignoring the plight of farmers.

published on : 11th January 2018

Congress accuses BJP-led government of betraying farmers

The Congress spokesperson BJP had promised to give farmers 50 per cent plus MSP but is now dithering from doing so, even after four years in power.

published on : 10th January 2018

Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar detained for joining farmer's protest

The farmers are up in arms over non-payment of compensation for their land acquired by the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corp for the upcoming Tronica City industrial township.

published on : 10th January 2018

Death toll from Nigeria communal violence reaches 80

The violence between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers intensified over the New Year, fuelled by a new law banning the nomadic cattle rustlers from moving through the state.

published on : 9th January 2018

No takers for potato crop in Jagatsinghpur

Farmers are unwilling to take up potato farming due to lack of market facilities, cold storage.

published on : 9th January 2018

CM Siddaramaiah’s district tops in compensation

52 of the 70 cases of farmer deaths in Mysuru in 2017 were cleared for relief amount

published on : 9th January 2018

Deposit farmers’ debt relief, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu tells officials 

 Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu directed officials to deposit the third installment of the debt redemption scheme amount in the bank accounts of the beneficiary farmers within three days.

published on : 9th January 2018

Farm loan waiver scheme launched by Punjab CM Amarinder amid protest

Amarinder Singh cited figures to point out that his government announced higher loan waiver than other states, including the BJP-ruled ones.

published on : 8th January 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to launch farm debt waiver scheme on Sunday

Amarinder Singh will formally launch the farm debt waiver scheme, which will benefit 5.63 lakh farmers in the initial phase.

published on : 6th January 2018

MANAGE director-general stress the need to transfer tech to farmers 

The first of its kind three-day conference being jointly organised by Society of Krishi Vigyan, Punjab, Association of Aquaculturists and CIFA, a wing of ICAR, aimed at largely benefiting KVKs.

published on : 6th January 2018

Farmers to get Rs 4,000 per acre input from May 15 in Telangana

Stating that farmers will get `4,000 per acre as farm input from May 15 this year, hief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday said they would also be focusing on how the farmers would get minimum

published on : 6th January 2018

Farmers, drivers, consumers: All at receiving end of diesel price hike in Hyderabad

The increase in diesel price by Rs 6.4 per litre over a span of six months has tightened the wallets of those plying diesel vehicles, farmers and consumers alike.

published on : 6th January 2018
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