Haryana Congress launches 'Padyatra' to interact with farmers

 Haryana Congress on Friday launched its state-wide 'Padyatra' to engage with farmers and other sections to highlight the alleged failure on all fronts of the BJP government in the State.

If Rahul Gandhi is concerned about farmers, must ask Vadra to return land: BJP

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Laxmikant Bajpai has hit back at Rahul Gandhi over his "suit-boot ki sarkar" remark against Narendra Modi government, saying if the Congress vice-president is "real sympathiser of farmers", then he should ask his 'suited-booted' brother-in-law to return the land to them.

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi meets PM Modi

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official 7, Race Course Road residence in the national capital.

Jaitley holds talks with farmer's representatives on Land Bill

Battling strident opposition on the land bill, Government Thursday held interaction with farmers' representatives from various states to address their "misgivings" on various issues and take their concerns on board.

Maharashtra approves proposal to up contingency fund by Rs 962 crore

The Maharashtra government approved a proposal on Wednesday to increase the limit of contingency fund by Rs 962 crore 'on a temporary basis' from the current from Rs 150 crore to enable it to extend adequate financial relief to farmers.

Farmers' rights group demands resignation of Maharashtra CM

Farmers' advocacy group Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti on Wednesday demanded resignation of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for failing to take up the agenda of separate Vidarbha with the Centre after BJP president Amit Shah reportedly said that his party never promised one.

Sonia Gandhi 'unconstitutional authority' during UPA: PM Narendra Modi
Sonia Gandhi 'unconstitutional authority' during UPA: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a scathing attack on Congress president Sonia Gandhi, suggesting that she had been an "unconstitutional" authority exercising "real" power over the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) during the 10-year rule of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), whereas power was now wielded only by constitutional means.

Congress holds protest over various issues in Haryana

Mahila Congress activists on Tuesday held a protest against over various issues, including the increase in prices of petrol and diesel, and the plight of farmers.

Wasnik slams NDA govt for failing to address farmers' problems

AICC General Secretary Mukul Wasnik has slammed the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for failing to address farmers' problems.

West Bengal govt providing relief to farmers: Minister

West Bengal Agriculture Minister Purnendu Bose Monday said the state government has started the process of providing relief to farmers affected due to crop losses.

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Do farmers have to die in order to get their fair due?

Kaushal Kishore, a farmer in Bita, Bihar, died on Friday while on a protest demanding better compensation for the land acquired by the State government between 2005 and 2007 for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and an industrial park.

Do farmers have to die in order to get their fair due? Part-2

Kaushal Kishore, a farmer in Bita, Bihar, died on Friday while on a protest demanding better compensation for the land acquired by the State government between 2005 and 2007 for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and an industrial park.

Farmers' aid siphoned off by Opposition through its banks: Maha BJP

Maharashtra BJP on Saturday accused the opposition parties of siphoning off the financial aid meant for the drought and rain-affected farmers in the state.

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Anti-farmer steps would jeopardise India's food security: Congress

 Congress on Friday alleged that the "anti-farmer" policies of the Narendra Modi-led Central government were responsible for the "grave" agrarian crisis in the country.

Maharashtra farmers to get five-times compensation for land acquisition

The farmers in Dondaicha constituency in Dhule district will be the first beneficiaries of five times higher compensation for land acquisition following the new rate announced by the Maharashtra government.

Fourth farmer dies in Bihar

Agrarian distress deepened in Bihar with the state recording its fourth farmer death here on Friday sparking angry protests from villagers who demanded intervention of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Robert Vadra robbed farmers' land, says BJP spokesman MJ Akbar

 BJP's national spokesperson MJ Akbar came down heavily on Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, by alleging here on Thursday that he had "robbed" farmers' land to set up his companies.