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Neglected by Maharashtra govt, Akola farmer builds dam after selling land

May 26, 2016 12:20 pm

"I did this for two years in 2013 and 2014, but eventually I decided to build a concrete dam. It was too expensive, so I went to seek the help of the administration,” Tidke told reporters.

Punjab: Rain relief for wheat farmers

January 30, 2016 8:10 am

The farmers, who have been waiting for rain since December, said this shower is like tonic for wheat and mustard crops.

Venkaiah Naidu congratulates farmer on winning Padma Shri

January 25, 2016 9:28 pm

"Congratulations to all Padma awardees... Very happy that for the first time a Padma award is bestowed on a farmer, Shri Subhash Palekar", Naidu said on Twitter.

Farmers’ union leader who took on sugar mills seeks police protection

November 26, 2015 12:35 am

The High Court has given the sugar commissioner 12 weeks to take a final call on the matter.

Worried Naveen asks party MPs, MLAs and senior leaders to visit farmers' homes

November 06, 2015 10:15 pm

Naveen wrote a three page letter to the MPs, MLAs and District Presidents of BJD asking them to tour the villages and meet the farmers to educate them about the welfare programmes of the government.

Punjab farmers call off rail agitation

October 14, 2015 4:42 am

The farmers claimed that the CM did not agree to many of their demands except for a “select few.”

Another farmer kills self

October 12, 2015 1:11 am

Farmers’ unions have demanded Rs 10 lakh compensation for Jagdev’s family, a job for one of his kin and waive all pending loans.

Ludhiana: Farmer dies enroute to dharna, unions demand aid for his relatives

September 18, 2015 8:03 am

The unions claimed that Mandar, from Killianwali village in Muktsar, was depressed after his cotton crop, which he had grown on 2 acres of land he had taken on contract, was damaged by the white fly attack.

Telangana farmer commits suicide in Hyderabad

September 09, 2015 1:25 pm

The farmer had come to the city three days ago and got his son, who was suffering from a health problem.

Mumbai: No employment for farmer, wife commits suicide

September 08, 2015 4:02 am

Her suicide has cast another shadow on the agrarian crisis and brought out the need for employment guarantee scheme to offer a source of income for families.


From Red Fort, PM Narendra Modi promises to double farmers' income by 2022

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

"A lot of people raise doubts about this. But we are firm in our decision. We want to excel in innovation and bring0-in record production of food grains," PM Modi said, talking about blue revolution, fish revolution, sweet revolution in the country.