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Commerce ministry plans workshops in different states to implement agri-export policy

"There is a plan to organise workshops in all the states for this policy with a view to boost exports of agricultural goods. States have been asked to prepare their separate agri-export policy also," the official added.

Govt’s role should be that of a fire brigade, lend a helping hand to farmers in a crisis: Pasha Patel

"During drought, the government can employ the services of agriculture workers for water conservation and tree plantation works for the next five months under MNEREGA. The Centre and state are working closely to find solutions to this vexed problem," says Maharashtra Agriculture Price Commission chairman.


Major chunk of agriculture sales should go to farmers: Adi Godrej

"Unfortunately we developed a traditional middle man system that is quite inefficient," the chairman of Godrej Group said while speaking at an agri-conclave focusing on 'Shaping the Future of Indian Agriculture'.

Farmers are being looted: Sharad Pawar on low onion prices

Noting that in the past onions from Nashik were exported to countries such as Sri Lanka, the former union agriculture minister alleged that policies of the BJP-led government were responsible for the present situation.

Farmers earning less than before but govt waiving unpaid loans of cronies: Sitaram Yechury

"The Modi govt has not only destroyed India's economy with its Jumlanomics, but it has also hurt the credibility of India's data. We demand that this fraudulent data be withdrawn," tweeted Sitaram Yechury. 

Meerut: Sugarcane farmers carry out 'funeral procession'

Led by Samajwadi Party leader Atul Pradhan, the sugarcane farmers from over a dozen villages here also demanded the police take back cases registered against them for carrying out a protest march on National Highway-58 on November 26.


Maharashtra: Farmers block highway in Malegaon over declining onion prices

Agitating farmers said onion prices were on the decline over the past fortnight, leading to heavy losses to cultivators, and the state government was unable to arrest the slide.

Maharashtra farmer dies after accidentally falling from Delhi building

The accident happened in Paharganj area, police said.

Farmers’ march: Artistes, professors and photographers show solidarity

At Dadar, supporters from different walks of life, including artistes, professors and photographers, showed their support for the farmers’ demands, such as a special session of Parliament to discuss agrarian distress.

Agrarian crisis: Farmers from across India start two-day protest in national capital

Vounteers, including doctors, lawyers, professors and artists, all came out in large numbers to help. Around 600-700 volunteers of a solidarity group Nation For Farmers marched with the farmers.