50 Uttar Pradesh districts declared drought-hit, revenue realisation suspended

The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended with immediate effect recovery of all dues from farmers in 50 districts which were declared drought-hit in the state.

Maharashtra govt to take back industrial land if not used for 10 years

According to an official from the Industries Department, 90,000 hectares land is in the custody of MIDC.

Farmers in dismal state: Harsimrat Kaur
Farmers in dismal state: Harsimrat Kaur

Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur she emphasised on the need to tie up farming with food processing industry which would boost farmers' income.

DNA: Sikkim, India's first 100 percent organic state

Sikkim is the first and the only state in India to be considered as 100 percent organic state. Watch the full report here.

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Punjab farmers set to resume their protests from November 4-6

Several farmers' unions, including Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ekta) and farm labourers, on Monday announced that they will resume their agitation from November 4 to 6 in support of their demands, including compensation for crop damage.

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann, others detained ahead of farmers' meeting in Gujarat

The police on Saturday detained Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann and several party workers ahead of a farmers' meeting at Doliya in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

Fadnavis clarifies, says money sanctioned to dance troupe from separate fund
Fadnavis clarifies, says money sanctioned to dance troupe from separate fund

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday clarified on the allegations that the Chief Minister's relief fund had been used to send a dance troupe to Bangkok, saying that separate funds existed for the cultural activities apart from drought relief.

Moved by farmers' plight, MP CM asks officers to suggest new relief measures

Concerned over the plight of farmers due to less rainfall, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged IAS and IFS officers to give a new direction to state's roadmap for development by suggesting short and long-term measures for providing relief to the scarcity-hit.

Yogendra Yadav appeals for relief to drought-hit UP farmers

He also wrote to UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav saying that the entire state should be declared drought-hit.

Protesting farmers in Punjab decide to call off rail blockade

Protesting farmers in Punjab on Tuesday decided to call off their seven-day 'Rail Roko' stir, which has crippled rail services in the state, but said their agitation against the Parkash Singh Badal government would continue in support of their demand for higher compensation.

Punjab farmers to continue stir till today

The six-day-old 'rail-roko' agitation by Punjab farmers will continue till Tuesday, the union leaders announced on Monday night after talks with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal who offered some compensation and promised to take up their demands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Punjab CM Parkash Singh​ Badal to hold talks with protesting farmers
Punjab CM Parkash Singh​ Badal to hold talks with protesting farmers

The crucial talks between protesting farmers and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to break the deadlock over peasants' demands will be held here on Monday even as rail services remained hit for the sixth consecutive day today, causing inconvenience to passengers.

Karnataka waives interest on crop loans, announces relief package

Providing succour to distressed farmers, the Karnataka government Saturday announced waiver of interest and penal interest on crop loans from cooperative banks for the current fiscal and hike in compensation from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to families of farmers who had committed suicide.

Rahul Gandhi on padayatra in Karnataka, meets and comforts distressed farmers

Undertaking a padayatra and interacting with farmers, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Saturday counselled the peasants not to commit suicide as it was no solution to their problems.

Partial response to opposition shutdown in Telangana

The day-long shutdown called by the opposition parties in Telangana over farmers' issues on Saturday evoked partial response in the state.

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Farmer's lands wiped out for Rahul Gandhi's rally in Karnataka

A staunch supporter of Farmer's rights in his rallies, Rahul Gandhi seems to have come in the news for the wrong reasons. It can be seen that farmer's lands in Hubly are being wiped out so that Rahul Gandhi can hold his rally there.

Delta farmers held for rail roko bid over Cauvery water in Tamil Nadu

Hundreds of farmers were today detained in different parts of delta districts in Tamil Nadu, when they attempted to block trains demanding release of the Cauvery river water by Karnataka for agriculture operations.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Is MBA just a blind rat race?

This Week Dr. Subhash Chandra Show was conducted at Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Patna in Bihar. The session witnessed participation of 500 students from the campus who discussed Is MBA just a rat race with Dr. Subhash Chandra. While sharing his thoughts on the matter Dr.