As a controversy brewed over a list of reasons given by his colleague Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for suicide by farmers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday dug out written replies in Parliament during the previous UPA regime, listing out 'love affair' as one of the several reasons for suicides.
Congress leader Meem Afzal on Friday criticized Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for his remark that the suicide of farmer was partly due to `failed love affairs` and said that the farming community would soon give a befitting reply to the ruling dispensation at the Centre.
The government will "abide by Supreme Court directions" on allowing Genetically Modified crops in the country, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said while clarifying Centre's stand on the controversial issue.
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Friday called on Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and discussed about setting up of a veterinary college and other infrastructure facilities in the state.
Rajkot: In a major relief for Gujarat Agriculture minister Babu Bokhiria, the Porbandar Sessions Court Monday overturned his conviction by a lower court in 2013, and acquitted him in a case pertaining to illegal mining of limestone worth Rs 54 crore.
Haryana's Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar on Wednesday criticized the diktat issued by the Hindu Mahasabha in the state, saying it has no relevance, and there is no need to give the group any importance.
Targeting NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he has done nothing for the people of Maharashtra as Chief Minister and Agriculture Minister and has none of the qualities of Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji.
Amid fears of spike in onion prices during the upcoming festive season, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said the government will take all measures to ensure prices of onion do not touch the Rs 80-100 per kg level again.