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Wednesday, October 28, 2020



Moga: Constable killed, 2 hurt in 8-hour standoff with farmer on rooftop

June 10, 2020 6:17 pm

While the constable succumbed after taking a bullet to the chest, the other two injured policemen were admitted to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), Ludhiana where their condition is said to be stable.

From Xotphool to Xomidhgos, Assam teacher wins Union ministry award for his garden of indigenous flora

October 18, 2019 6:29 pm

In Lakhimpur, a retired professor is nurturing varieties of rare, indigenous plants to save them from extinction. This month the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare will honour this feat.

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

June 20, 2019 5:01 pm

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

December 05, 2018 12:45 am

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.

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

November 14, 2018 11:59 am

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

November 11, 2018 1:20 am

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

October 24, 2018 3:49 am

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

October 22, 2018 4:19 pm

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.

Award-winning Dalit rice innovator passes away at 79

June 05, 2018 5:03 am

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’

April 11, 2018 9:27 am

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


Farmers to students: 9 pictures of protests from across India

September 14, 2020 9:06 pm

Protests erupted in several states Monday over the farm ordinances promulgated by the Centre.


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

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

"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.