Farmers

Rajasthan: Farmers took Mausoleum in land due to non-fulfillment of demands in Nindar village

In the Nindar village near Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, farmers organized a 'Zameen Samadhi Satyagraha' protest against the proposed land acquisition by the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) on Monday.

Mar 03, 2020, 16:36 PM IST

Haryana to set up Atal Kisan Majdoor canteens to provide cheap meals to farmers, labourers

These canteens have started functioning at five Market Committees namely, Karnal, Bhiwani, Nuh, Panchkula, Fatehabad Market Committee Mandi and at Karnal Cooperative Sugar Mill.

Feb 20, 2020, 22:57 PM IST

Locust attack in Gujarat's farmland creates fear amongst farmers

The farmers of Gujarat are already suffering because of the untimely rain the state and the attack of the crop-destroying insects have become a cause of worry for both the farmers and the administration. 

Dec 18, 2019, 20:42 PM IST

Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly over Maharashtra farmers issue

The Maharashtra Assembly on December 17 witnessed ruckus as the members of opposition BJP and the ruling Shiv Sena indulged in a scuffle and charged at each other, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House for half-an-hour. The BJP MLAs marched to the Assembly with flex boards carrying a report published earlier in the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', demanding Rs 25,000 per hectare aid for farmers hit by untimely rains.

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Dec 17, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: SPG more important than farmers for Congress?

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke which brings to you panel discussion on concurrent issues.

Nov 19, 2019, 23:40 PM IST

Day after clashes in Unnao, farmers set crusher plant vehicle, pipe on fire, police deployed

Following the incident, the UP State Industrial Development Corporation has registered an FIR against eight named and 200 unidentified people. 

Nov 17, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Will ensure J&K farmers get fair price on apples: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked NABARD chairman H S Bhanwala to visit Jammu & Kashmir and ensure that farmers there get fair value for premium crops such as apples, saffron, peaches and walnuts grown in the Valley and that the farm produces from the region reaches all parts of the country.

Nov 12, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 6th November 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

Nov 06, 2019, 22:26 PM IST

NCP, Congress leaders meet Maharashtra Governor, apprise him of farmers' plight due to unseasonal rains

NCP leader Ajit Pawar told reporters that discussion was held on the losses caused to farmers due to unseasonal rains. Launching a scathing attack on the ruling alliance, Pawar said that while entire Maharashtra is reeling under a severe crisis due to unseasonal rains, the BJP and the Shiv Sena are just bothered about power and government formation.
 

Nov 05, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

Punjab, Haryana farmers caught in vicious time-cycle web

The farmers were caught in a vicious time-cycle as they have to harvest rice from mid-October to mid-November each year and cultivate wheat in a space of 10-15 days. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has been seeking cost compensation of Rs 100 per quintal of paddy from the Centre to motivate the farmers against the burning of residue in the fields.

Nov 02, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

Air pollution in Delhi-NCR remains in severe-plus category; AQI in Hisar reaches 804

A thick layer of haze continues to hang over the Indian capital on Saturday caused by plumes of toxic smoke from farm fires raging in neighbouring states. An index measuring the level of a deadly air pollutant in Delhi hit 480 on a scale of 500, the government`s Central Pollution Control Board, the worst this year. 

Nov 02, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

Devendra Fadnavis calls meeting to discuss losses to farmers due to unseasonal rains

The Chief Minister also noted that the recent unseasonal rains have destroyed the harvested crops across the state and the farmers have suffered heavy losses due to the same.

Nov 02, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

Top 25 News: Watch top 25 news stories of today, 18th October 2019

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Oct 18, 2019, 08:16 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Watch top news stories of the day, 18th October 2019

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Oct 18, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

ZeeNews wrap of top stories this hour

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Oct 18, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Farmers in Punjab's Amritsar continue to burn stubble despite ban

The farmers of the state say that they are left with no other alternatives then to burn the paddy stubble. They also suggested that if the government wants to stop the practice of stubble burning, they should set up plants where they can sell the crop residue.

Oct 14, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Over 15,000 protesting farmers set to enter Delhi; heavy security deployed

The protest march was launched by the farmers on September 17 from Saharanpur in western Uttar Pradesh.

Sep 21, 2019, 07:21 AM IST

PM Modi to launch pension schemes for farmers, traders in Jharkhand on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Jharkhand on Thursday, to launch 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana' for the benefits of the farmers across the nation.

Sep 12, 2019, 06:41 AM IST

Zee Marathi's 'Kisan Abhiman App' completes 1 year of enriching farmer lives

The website/app allows anyone to get listed as sellers e.g. farmers, wholesalers etc. or as buyers e.g. individual customers, retailers, organizations, hotels etc.

Aug 28, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for flood-affected farmers with 1-hectare land

In a major relief to farmers affected by the floods that were triggered by incessant rainfall across the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced that the loans taken up by farmers holding land up to one hectare would be either waived off or paid by the state government.

Aug 19, 2019, 19:56 PM IST