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FARMER NEWS

60-yr-old farmer found with throat slit at Tikri, police suspect murder

March 27, 2021 6:13 am

According to police, the man, Hakam Singh, hailed from Bathinda. His body was found by a group of protesters in some fields behind the new bus stand being constructed at the Tikri-Bahadurgarh border.

26-year-old farmer held for ‘abusing’ MLA on social media

February 28, 2021 6:52 pm

He was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a local court in Porbandar on Sunday.

How the farmers' protest found resonance in art

January 16, 2021 7:36 pm

Four artists on what drew them to the farmers’ protests and why the agrarian crisis needs immediate addressal

Matters of the Mind: Farmers, fights and foresight

January 16, 2021 4:27 pm

As India and its food growers face scrutiny and judgement, I wonder if bills and policies are all that matter

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.

FARMER PHOTOS

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.

FARMER VIDEOS

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.