It is the second largest producer of rice, wheat, cotton, sugarcane, farmed fish, sheep and goat meat, fruit, vegetables and tea. But in spite of this the Indian farmer remains poor, though he contributes a lot to the economy.
April 5, 2021
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March 7, 2021
Tomar, who is leading the negotiations on behalf of the government, has repeatedly reiterated that whatever provisions would be appropriate in the interests of the farmers of the country, the Modi government would consider including them in the new farm laws.
January 18, 2021
Rise in the prices of petrol and diesel will have a direct impact on the farmers, who are already protesting against the three ‘anti-farmer’ laws on the borders of Delhi for the past 45 days.
January 9, 2021
Stressing that dialogue should have happened earlier, he said the government should have talked earlier to resolve farmers'' reservations about these laws.
December 29, 2020
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has urged union leaders to consider the proposals and said he is ready for further discussions with them.
December 10, 2020
He said that fears on discontinuation of MSP system were "baseless" and asserted that the Centre was ready to assure them on the issue again.
December 9, 2020
Ahead of the second round of talks with the Centre, the protesting farmers Wednesday demanded that the government…
December 2, 2020
National Programme on AI will be used for solving the problems of society: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
October 5, 2020
“The BJP Government is hell-bent upon destroying the ‘Anndata’ farmer and bartering agriculture at the altar of a handful of crony capitalists,” a statement issued on Thursday said
September 18, 2020
Haryana's ruling BJP has formed a three-member committee, comprising Hisar MP Brijendra Singh, Bhiwani-Mahendragarh MP Dharambir Singh and Kurukshetra MP Nayab Singh, to hold talks with agitating farmers.
September 14, 2020
During the last five years (2015-16 to 2019-20), an area of 46.96 lakh hectare has been covered under micro irrigation through PMKSY-PDMC.
June 10, 2020
New Delhi, Oct 31 : Farmers organisations, under the umbrella of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC),…
October 31, 2019
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India is a nation with a huge demand but one that lacks high…
June 21, 2019
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The macro-economic situation has been mixed by the end of last fiscal, needing direct…
May 23, 2019
New Delhi, Jan 28 : The Delhi government will hold a farmers’ conference on Tuesday over the implementation…
January 28, 2019
Hanoi, Nov 19 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday called for reviving maritime connect between India and…
November 20, 2018
Shimla, April 7: Less than two per cent of farmers in Himachal Pradesh, which has 90 per cent of…
April 7, 2018
The Congress has suffered a string of reverses after its debacle in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls but its performance in Guajarat assembly polls and victory in Lok Sabha bypolls in Rajasthan has boosted the morale of party workers.
March 20, 2018
"Congress plans to have a network of food-parks/ special agricultural zones. The issue of GST on agricultural equipment and other inputs would be re-examined to lower input costs for the farmer,".
March 17, 2018
The crisis provided an opportunity to try more adventurous "remedies"; farmers were cornered into using expensive, genetically-engineered seeds, even when these added heavily to the cost of cultivation of crops like cotton, further indebting them.
March 15, 2018
New Delhi, Dec 1: The government is working towards drawing up policies for various sectors of the Indian economy…
December 1, 2017
New Delhi, Aug 31: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday said that 30 per…
August 31, 2017
Tikamgarh (Madhya Pradesh), June 26 : Another farmer ended his life on Monday due to debt by hanging himself…
June 26, 2017
New Delhi, December 13: Agriculture Ministry is not amused by the Centre’s decision to waive off duty from…
December 13, 2016
New Delhi, December 3: While Narendra Modi led NDA government in the center vowed to surpass the economic…
December 3, 2016
Kolkata, June 23 : Lashing out against the Narendra Modi government’s decision to relax FDI norm in several sectors,…
June 23, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for raising farm incomes through diversification in farming activities and urged…
March 19, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took strong exception at complaints and grievances from people related to the…
January 28, 2016