Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that his government is running several schemes for the progress of farmers and poor people which will lead to an improvement in their condition.
Mizoram government has rushed a platoon of armed police to Buhchangphai area bordering Assam after some officials of the neighbouring state asked the farm workers there to leave the area, according to an official statement on Tuesday.
Cultivating organic fodder and nurturing cows with care would yield plenty of "truly" organic milk and make their owners wealthy in a short period, says a veterinary expert who runs a dairy in the Karnataka countryside.
Mumbai: Three months after it was routed in the Maharashtra assembly polls, the Congress will launch its first state-wide protest Wednesday in support of farmers and other issues, an official said Tuesday.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday slammed the Centre for recommending promulgation of an Ordinance to amend Land Acquisition Act, 2013, alleging that the move was meant to serve the interest of corporates and will reduce the "bargaining power" of the farmers.
The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre's response on the allegation by farmers that compensation has not been paid for land acquired from Malcha village in 1911-12 for the Presidential Estate, Parliament House and government offices.
A farmers' delegation from Tamil Nadu on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought his intervention in mitigating the problems faced by Cauvery delta farmers in the wake of Karnataka government's move to construct a new dam on the river.
Government on Friday stressed on speeding up fund utilisation in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra which has seen high rate of farmers' suicide as it expressed concern over tardy progress in programme utilisation to increase agriculture yield.
Emphasising that ample credit to the tune of Rs 7 lakh crore flows in the agricultural sector every year, the government on Friday said it is taking "speedy" measures to help farmers who are grappling with debt burden.
Voicing concern over deepening agrarian crisis, opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Thursday asked as to when the government would usher in "acche din" for farmers who were committing suicide and accused the Centre of favouring big industrialists.