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Dutch Ambassador briefs AgriMin on Indo-Dutch agri cooperation

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:58

Dutch Ambassador Alhponsus Stoelinga today called on Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today and briefed him about the current status of Indo- Dutch agriculture cooperation.

Agriculture minister to ICRISAT: Need to take research to farmers doorsteps

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 13:08

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has exhorted the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT) to take research and technology to the doorstep of farmers.

Centre planning to evolve policy for aquaculture growth

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:11

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.

Govt mulls diesel subsidy for irrigation if monsoon is poor

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 20:55

During the drought years in 2009 and 2012, the previous United Progressive Alliance government had announced a 50 percent diesel subsidy for farmers in rainfall deficit areas.

After quitting SP, UP minister`s son attacks Mulayam Singh Yadav

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 21:47

Attacking Samajwadi Party chief, UP Agriculture Minister Anand Singh`s son Kirtivardhan, who joined BJP alleged that he had to give bribe to meet Mulayam Singh Yadav in 2004 though he was a party MP.

Italy`s agriculture minister resigns, blow to govt

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 03:09

Italian state TV says the country`s agriculture minister has resigned from Premier Enrico Letta`s tense coalition government.

Pawar to file nomination for Rajya Sabha polls on January 24

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 00:37

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

Former Rajasthan Agriculture minister Harjiram Burdak dies

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 12:17

A former Rajasthan Agriculture minister Harjiram Burdak died here Friday.

Implementing GST to benefit food processing industry: Pawar

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 15:45

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the processed food industry is facing problems due to the existing tax regime and hoped the implementation of the proposed GST would benefit the sector.

Pawar wants hung Parliament after general elections: Munde

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 15:50

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

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 22:29

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

Sharad Pawar admitted to hospital

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 15:00

Union Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar has been admitted to a Bombay hospital here following high blood pressure, party spokesperson Nawab Malik said.