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Karnataka arecanut farmer develops bike-like machine to climb trees, video goes viral

A video of Bhat’s invention has gone viral on social media and has also earned the praise of business tycoon Anand Mahindra who described the machine as "elegantly designed with minimum weight".

A new deal for the farmer

A Basic Income Scheme for the farmer will not tax the government’s resources. But it could stem the tide of distress in the countryside.

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In fight for Chhattisgarh, parties focus on farmers, women, cows

Both the parties are also leaving no stone unturned when it comes to protection of cows and animals.

Take 5: ‘Will use the money for children to study’, says 57-year-old farmer

Our forefathers extended all possible help to the Army. Our elders have been pressing for the compensation for long — since the 1970s. At the time, many of us did not know what compensation we were eligible for.

Make farming gender sensitive, and frame schemes keeping women farmers in mind, say NGOs in Gujarat

The women organisations also demanded a gender-based segregated data for women and men farmers.

Farmer killed over water dispute in MP's Sehore district

Victim Haricharan Sahu (42), resident of Bordi village, was returning on motorbike with his friend Ramkishor after lodging complaint over a water dispute at Rehti Police Station, said Superintendent of Police Rajesh Chandel.

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Award-winning Dalit rice innovator passes away at 79

Khobragade, 79, a resident of Nanded village in Nagbhid tahsil of Chandrapur district, is largely credited for developing the famous HMT variety of rice.

Farmers’ groups plan state-wide march in June to protest govt ‘inaction’

Maharashtra may soon witness yet another major protest march by farmers, similar to the Kisan Long March that made headlines last month.

Agriculture Policy: An actionable strategy to make doubling of farmers’ income possible

The Modi government has further launched a number of schemes for achieving sustainable agricultural growth. The focus is now on the “profitability” rather than simply the “productivity” aspect of farming.

Mumbai: Farmer’s suicide bid was over ‘poor compensation’ for land

According to family members, Patil, along with his son Narendra, 35, had come to the Mantralaya to meet Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule regarding increasing compensation to farmers who had given their land for the power plant.

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From Red Fort, PM Narendra Modi promises to double farmers' income by 2022

"A lot of people raise doubts about this. But we are firm in our decision. We want to excel in innovation and bring0-in record production of food grains," PM Modi said, talking about blue revolution, fish revolution, sweet revolution in the country.

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