Farmers

Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition seek 'death'

Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition seek 'death'

Harshad Patel, Collector, Bhavnagar, said that the farmers had dropped these letters, in which they have demanded permission for "icchha mrityu", at the registry branch of the collectorate.

Apr 25, 2018, 06:50 AM IST
More farmers commit suicide when Congress is in power: Amit Shah

More farmers commit suicide when Congress is in power: Amit Shah

Farmers in Karnataka are facing trouble and are compelled to commit suicide because of the apathy of Siddaramaiah government, said Amit Shah.

Mar 27, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
Waive off loans or face consequences in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Protesting farmers in Delhi

Waive off loans or face consequences in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Protesting farmers in Delhi

Staging a protest at Parliament Street in New Delhi on Tuesday, a group of farmers threatened the government either waive off loans or face consequences in upcoming national elections in 2019.

Mar 13, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
No government can be insensitive to farmers' problems: RSS

No government can be insensitive to farmers' problems: RSS

Farmers' problems should be understood sensitively and practical solutions found for them, the RSS said on Sunday. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) General Secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi said there was a need to change the agrarian policy and the government has to ensure that farmers get a proper price for their produce.

Mar 11, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Opposition seeks debate on no aid disbursal to farmers for pest-hit crops

Opposition seeks debate on no aid disbursal to farmers for pest-hit crops

The opposition Congress and NCP today criticised the BJP-led Maharashtra government in the state Assembly for not providing relief to farmers whose crops were affected by the 'pink bollworm' during the kharif season.

Feb 28, 2018, 13:24 PM IST

News 50: Farmers to protest in Delhi today

This segment of Zee News brings to you information about protest by farmers in Delhi today. Watch video to know more.

Feb 23, 2018, 08:49 AM IST
Gujarat budget: Focus on farmers, unemployed youth; Congress boycotts finance minister's speech

Gujarat budget: Focus on farmers, unemployed youth; Congress boycotts finance minister's speech

Vijay Rupani government in Gujarat on Tuesday presented a Rs 783-crore surplus budget.

Feb 20, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

Farmers across India need different solutions, says President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said farmers in different parts of the country need different solutions and that the quality of farm products should be of international standards.

Feb 15, 2018, 01:00 AM IST
Higher MSP: Govt needs to balance farmer, consumer interest

Higher MSP: Govt needs to balance farmer, consumer interest

In the Budget 2018, the govt promised to fix the minimum support price at 50% higher than the cost of production.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Farmers face loss as stray cattle destroy crops

Farmers face loss as stray cattle destroy crops. Watch to know the whole story.

Feb 09, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

Budget 2018 implies enough had been done for corporate India

There were sufficient hints in recent months and so nobody can claim surprise over the Union Budget 2018-19 offerings. The Gujarat Assembly election result had demonstrated that rural voters were upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party. The BJP had fared less well than it had expected in village local body elections in some states. 

Feb 01, 2018, 19:40 PM IST

Republic Day Edit | Sowing an idea for agriculture

Making tools and technology available to farmers is a long-term solution to their problems, not steroid injections of 'higher prices'.

Jan 26, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
Budget 2018: FMCG firms urge Modi govt to spend more on rural sector

Budget 2018: FMCG firms urge Modi govt to spend more on rural sector

FMCG industry wants Budget 2018 to focus on rural wages, job creation.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
Agriculture top priority, GDP gains must reach farmers: Arun Jaitley

Agriculture top priority, GDP gains must reach farmers: Arun Jaitley

The agriculture sector is a foremost priority for the government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
Govt not responsible if farmers suffer crop loss, says BJP MP from Satna

Govt not responsible if farmers suffer crop loss, says BJP MP from Satna

The MP suggested asked farmers to employ shepherds for Rs 10,000 if animals were eating up the crops.

Jan 11, 2018, 21:01 PM IST
Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Potato price fall worrying Punjab's farmers

Potato prices had slumped to just Rs 10 for a bag of 100 kg (one quintal) last year, leaving farmers in tears -- and most of them chose to throw their produce on the roads to rot.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
3,515 Karnataka farmers committed suicide in five years

3,515 Karnataka farmers committed suicide in five years

Out of the 3,515 suicide cases reported, agriculture department accepted 2,525 cases which were due to drought and crop failure.

Dec 27, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Anna Hazare to campaign for farmers

Anna Hazare to campaign for farmers

Anna Hazare on Sunday announced he would be starting a "peaceful protest" for bringing an improvement in the conditions of farmers in the nation.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:39 AM IST
Tons of potatoes dumped in open field in Agra - Know why

Tons of potatoes dumped in open field in Agra - Know why

Cold storage owners in Agra dumped potato stock after farmers did not turn up to take away their produce.

Dec 20, 2017, 00:56 AM IST
Don't pay power bills, other dues to govt: Sharad Pawar to farmers

Don't pay power bills, other dues to govt: Sharad Pawar to farmers

Pawar said if the government is "of no use to people", then people should not cooperate with it.

Dec 12, 2017, 18:55 PM IST