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April 21, 2021
Scores of farmers led by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, are camping at Delhi's border points of Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur since last 146 days with their demands for the repeal of the three new laws and a new law on MSP for crops

New Delhi, January 28, 2021
Agriculture minister of India, Narendra Singh Tomar, discussed ways to strengthen the agricultural infrastructure in India at the 51st World Economic Forum. Tomar talked about the government's efforts to deliver soil health cards to farmers and its emphasis on the R&D sector. He also added that a fund of Rs 1 lakh crore has been added to the Atmanirbhar Bharat package to strengthen the crops storage infrastructure and reduce post-harvesting losses. Watch the video for more.Also Read: WEF Davos Agenda LIVE: Industrial Revolution 4.0 to aid Atmanirbhar Bharat, says PM Modi

December 3, 2020
The increase in planting of rabi crops, such as wheat, barley, peas, pulses and mustard, was attributed to high soil moisture, higher reservoir levels and timely kharif harvest

November 27, 2020
The area sown to wheat, the main winter crop, has increased marginally to 151.58 lakh hectare till November 27 of the rabi season in 2020-21 crop year (July-June), as against 150.49 lakh hectare a year ago

Prasanna Mohanty
October 26, 2020
Multiple factors led to it: First they were asked to grow paddy to overcome food scarcity; mechanised harvesting left massive residue that takes longer to decompose and then paddy sowing was delayed to conserve water, overshooting residue burning into Delhi's bad winter air days

August 8, 2020
The agricultural reform measures announced by the government will also help the farmers to get remunerative prices sitting at home as they are not needed to go to the mandis to sell their produce, the minister said

August 4, 2020
Pinning hopes on the farm sector, the report said, agriculture is set to cushion the shock of the COVID pandemic on the Indian economy in 2020-21

July 16, 2020
Unorganised markets, such as the street vendors are selling tomatoes for around Rs 70 per kg contingent up on its quality and locality. Some are even selling it at Rs 80 per kg

E Kumar Sharma
June 4, 2020
Swaminathan, who is arguably a go-to guru on issues related to farmers, believes that we can double farmer's income through appropriate marketing and by ensuring that they get a fair price

Chitranjan Kumar
New Delhi, May 25, 2020
So far, locusts have been controlled in more than 14,000 hectares of land in Rajasthan and Punjab, says Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Niti Kiran
New Delhi, May 15, 2020
For a variety of reasons, around 30 per cent of agricultural households still find it easier to avail credit from non-institutional sources, despite significantly higher rates

Joe C Mathew
May 12, 2020
All India Kisan Sabha alleged that the recent move by the BJP Government in Karnataka to dilute the Land Reforms Act of 1961 to allow industries to buy farm land directly from farmers will \"promote corporate land grab and loot of resources\"

Nirbhay Kumar
April 16, 2020
Travel and aviation will have to wait longer for a respite as coronavirus lockdown extension restricts public movement till May 3; and although granted some leeway, it's still not business as usual for manufacturing and agriculture

Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, April 15, 2020
India has surplus agri produce this season. But fractured supply chain has hit harvesting, storing, transporting and selling. Here is how it is being worked upon

New Delhi, April 14, 2020
All districts, localities, states will be closely monitored on how strictly the norms are being implemented until April 20.

April 14, 2020
Coronavirus lockdown in India updates: A case has been registered at Bandra Police station under section 143, 147, 149, 186, 188 of Indian Penal Code, read with Section 3 of Epidemic Act, against 800-1000 unidentified people

Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, April 12, 2020
The associations also linked more than 150 deaths to the 'unplanned, unprepared and mismanaged lockdown and the accompanying loss of employment, earning, hunger, as well as all round distress'

April 11, 2020
Lockdown Video Conference: Chief Ministers of Punjab, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Uttarakhand have all agreed for a nationwide lockdown extension

Prasanna Mohanty
April 9, 2020
Three quick policy measures can be taken to ensure income and credit flows: direct procurement, direct cash transfers to farmers as well as landless labourers and interest subvention through cash transfers and in KCC mode

New Delhi, April 7, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: To strategise an exit plan, Prime Minister's 11 empowered committees, which are headed by the home secretary, will meet today and decide the next course of action

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