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No plan to impose tax on farmers: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that there was no plan to impose tax on farmers for their produce or on women for their jewellery.

NABARD sanctioned 21000 crores to co-orporative banks

NABARD sanctioned 21000 crores to co-orporative banks. Watch the full segment for more details.

Odisha farmers to get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance

Odisha farmers to get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said 11.61 lakh farmers across the state will get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance for Kharif season of 2015.

Demonetisation: Key steps taken by the Centre to ease cash crunch

Demonetisation: Key steps taken by the Centre to ease cash crunch

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi:  Following the cancellation of legal tender character of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, a number of measures have been announced by the Centre, taking into consideration the requirements of various sections of society.

Farmers allowed to buy crop seeds with old Rs 500 notes

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Make funds available to farmers through cooperative institutions: Arun Jailey to banks

Make funds available to farmers through cooperative institutions: Arun Jailey to banks

Government on Monday asked banks to provide resources to cooperative institutions with which they are associated to meet cash requirements of the farm sector during the ongoing rabi season.

Demonetisation: Farmers can buy seeds with old Rs 500 notes, announces government

The government on Monday allowed farmers to purchase seeds with the demonetised bank notes of Rs 500 value.

Demonetisation: Govt allows farmers to buy seeds with old Rs 500 notes

Demonetisation: Govt allows farmers to buy seeds with old Rs 500 notes

The Indian government has allowed farmers to purchase seeds with old 500 rupee banknote from state-run outlets, the finance ministry said in a statement on Monday.

 

Demonetisation: Exchange of defunct notes reduced to Rs 2,000 from today

Demonetisation: Exchange of defunct notes reduced to Rs 2,000 from today

With effect from today individuals can exchange invalid 500 and 1,000 rupee notes totalling Rs 2,000, as against Rs 4,500 earlier, only once till December 30.

Big relief over cash withdrawal to farmers and marriages

Big relief over cash withdrawal to farmers and marriages. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Exchange limit reduced to Rs 2,000; withdrawal for weddings hiked to Rs 2.5L, farmers to Rs 25K per week

Exchange limit reduced to Rs 2,000; withdrawal for weddings hiked to Rs 2.5L, farmers to Rs 25K per week

With effect from Friday individuals can exchange invalid 500 and 1,000 rupee notes totalling Rs 2,000, as against Rs 4,500 earlier, only once till December 30.

Punjab Assembly Elections: Congress to launch mass contact campaign in state from October 12

Punjab Assembly Elections: Congress to launch mass contact campaign in state from October 12

The Punjab Congress on Sunday announced a mass contact programme in the agrarian state with particular emphasis on farmers. The state elects its new legislative assembly in early 2017.

Shoe thrown at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during 'Kisan Yatra' in UP's Sitapur

Shoe thrown at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during 'Kisan Yatra' in UP's Sitapur

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday faced ire from a local during a road show.

Can profit by meeting agricultural demands of Gulf: PM Modi

Can profit by meeting agricultural demands of Gulf: PM Modi

Urging scientists to draw up focused targets in agriculture to boost exports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that Indian farmers can benefit by meeting the demands of the Gulf countries.

Tobacco farmers seek participation in WHO summit

The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) on Thursday urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow their participation in the upcoming 7th Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).

PM Modi doesn't visit farmers as his suit may get dirty: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took an apparent dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his expensive monogrammed suit as he said that he does not visit the farmers as he fears that his suit might get dirty.

Government agencies to buy pulses directly from farmers

The government Thursday directed procurement agencies, including NAFED, to buy tur, urad and moong directly from farmers in all producing states for creating buffer stock to supply lentils at cheaper rates and ensuring support price for growers.

Rahul Gandhi embarks on 2,500-km 'Kisan Yatra', says Modi government ignoring farmers

Rahul Gandhi embarks on 2,500-km 'Kisan Yatra', says Modi government ignoring farmers

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday began a 2,500-km 'Kisan Yatra'.

BJP mocks Rahul Gandhi on promises for farmers

BJP on Tuesday mocked Rahul Gandhi's remarks on promises for farmers as his seasonal expression of sympathy in the season of elections and claimed that while states ruled by it have seen maximum agricultural growth, those by Congress are known for cases of "land-grab".

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi's 'Kisan Yatra', asks what did Congress do for farmers in 55 years

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi's 'Kisan Yatra', asks what did Congress do for farmers in 55 years

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday wondered what the Congress did for the welfare of farmers during its 55 years of rule.