Guj minister Babu Bokhiria acquitted in illegal limestone mining case

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 Minister Dhankar condemns Hindu Mahasabha diktat

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.

Narendra Modi attacks Sharad Pawar, says NCP chief has no qualities of Chhatrapati Shivaji
Narendra Modi attacks Sharad Pawar, says NCP chief has no qualities of Chhatrapati Shivaji

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.

'Govt will not allow onion prices to rise in festival season'

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.

Dutch Ambassador briefs AgriMin on Indo-Dutch agri cooperation

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

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.

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

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.

Sharad Pawar admitted to hospital

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.

Sharad Pawar turns blogger; answers critics

NCP president Sharad Pawar has turned blogger and in his maiden post sought to reply critics questioning his contribution as the agriculture minister.

Former Jharkhand agriculture minister arrested in seed scam

Former Jharkhand agriculture minister and BJP leader Satyanand Bhokta was on Thursday arrested by a team of vigilance sleuths, two days after the state vigilance bureau grilled him in connection with the purchase of seeds when he was the minister.

Ashish Deshmukh bats for carving separate Vidarbha

A separate Vidarbha could have prevented large number of suicides by farmers in the region, according to youth leader and son of former Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Ranjeet Deshmukh.

HC issues notices to Gujarat, Centre in illegal mining case

The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and Gujarat government seeking their replies to a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a city-based resident demanding a CBI probe into illegal mining in Porbandar district with alleged complicity of Gujarat Agriculture Minister Babu Bokhiria.

Onion prices to decline in next few days: Sharad Pawar

Onion prices will come down in the next few days on improved supply from Gujarat, Rajasthan and some parts of Maharashtra, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said on Wednesday.

A section in Pak opposed to good relations with India: Tariq Anwar

Condemning the deaths of 2 Indian soldiers, Tariq Anwar said that a section of Pakistani society was opposed to having good relations with India.

Farmers` suicide a serious issue: Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday termed farmers` suicide as a serious issue, but said such cases were showing a decline.

Drought relief funds: Pawar asks K`taka to rework memoranda

Sharad Pawar asked the Karnataka govt to rework its proposal seeking Central funds for drought relief.

Pawar`s face-off merely a bid to hide his incompetence: Naik

NCP President Sharad Pawar`s face-off with the UPA was a camouflaged attempt to hide his failure to deliver as the Agriculture Minister.

Punjab agriculture minister gets one year jail

In the second embarrassment for the Punjab government in the last five weeks, a local court convicted Agriculture minister Tota Singh.

J&K min makes objectionable gesture at scribes

J&K Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir made an objectionable gesture towards journalists.

Orissa agriculture minister Damodar Rout resigns

Amid speculations about a possible ministry reshuffle in Orissa, agriculture minister Damodar Rout on Monday resigned after being asked by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to do so.