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PM asks farmers to raise pulses production

Increase in production would help in reducing import and ensuring sufficient availability of the commodity in India, he added.

Durga Shakti Nagpal appointed OSD to Agriculture Minister

Durga Shakti Nagpal, the 2010 batch Indian Administrative Service officer, has been granted central deputation and appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.

Adopt a village: Agriculture Minister to scientists

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday appealed to agricultural scientists of various research institutes to adopt one village each to propagate their knowledge to villagers.

Centre planning to evolve policy for aquaculture growth

Observing that potential resources for `blue revolution` in the country should be fully exploited, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said the government is planning to evolve a policy for aquaculture growth.

Pawar to file nomination for Rajya Sabha polls on January 24

Union Agriculture Minister and NCP president Sharad Pawar will file his nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections from Maharashtra on January 24.

Pawar wants hung Parliament after general elections: Munde

Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Monday alleged that Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar did not want any party or alliance to get a clear majority in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections so that he could become the Prime Minister.

Govt striving to table Women`s Bill in next session: Pawar

Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the Centre is striving hard to table the women reservation Bill during the next session of Parliament.

No misappropriation of funds in farm debt waiver scheme: Pawar

Sharad Pawar said the CAG audit findings of shortcomings in the farm debt waiver scheme were based on small sample size.

Sharad Pawar denies any wrongdoing in Lavasa project

Sharad Pawar sought to dismiss charges that he and his family were involved in illegal land acquisitions in Lavasa.

Sharad Pawar in Gujarat to review drought situation

Sharad Pawar, who arrived on Thursday to review the drought situation in Gujarat and assured that the issue would not be politicised.

Centre spending Rs 40,000 cr for MGNREGA programmes

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday indirectly blamed state governments for failing to implement Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) programmes efficiently.