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Thursday, August 18, 2022



Staring at looming drought, Jharkhand farmers ask: What will we grow and what will we eat?

August 12, 2022 8:28 am

According to senior state government officials, Chief Minister Hemant Soren raised the issue at the NITI Aayog meeting chaired by the Prime Minister last week. Jharkhand’s Agriculture Department has launched a statewide survey to “understand the depth of the drought” and the condition of farmers.

Farmers plough fields after whitefly attack: In Punjab’s cotton fields, crop under pest attack for 2nd year

July 15, 2022 8:21 am

After facing setbacks from pest attacks last, most of the cotton farmers in Punjab are ploughing several acres of cotton crops that have come under whitefly attack. Agriculture experts blame it on severe hot and dry weather.

Will launch stir if govt doesn't start buying maize, corn: Farm unions

June 12, 2022 2:15 am

The unions said that farmers were facing harassment at the hands of private players in mandis due to non-procurement of corn and maize by the government.

Farmers unable to cash in on moong arrivals in mandis

June 12, 2022 7:25 am

Meanwhile, 22 farmer unions have threatened to launch protests in mandis from June 16 if the Punjab government does not iron out all the wrinkles in the procurement process.

Wheat price up in intl market, extend benefit to farmers: Hooda

April 18, 2022 1:39 am

The big wheat exporters — Russia and Ukraine — are missing from the wheat export market due to war and wheat rates are also higher than MSP being offered by the Union government.

Man’s death during 2021 Republic Day farmers’ protest: Delhi HC seeks UP govt response on family allegations

January 29, 2022 8:02 am

🔴 In a petition through advocates Vrinda Grover and Soutik Banerjee, his 69-year-old grandfather Hardeep Singh, citing media reports, has said Navreet, a resident of UP, was shot by police due to which he lost control of the tractor, which then collided with some barricades and overturned.

Chaduni’s candidates for Punjab: Religious preacher, an ex-AAP leader, man who became sarpanch at 20

January 20, 2022 5:05 am

🔴 The SSP is contesting 10 seats in alliance with another farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal-led Samyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM).

Farmer injured in sloth bear attacks in Dahod

January 11, 2022 4:19 am

🔴 The victim, Lakshman Pateliya, suffered injuries on his shoulder and hands and was rushed to the government referral hospital for treatment.

Kanpur: Three policemen suspended a day after farmer’s death at station

January 09, 2022 4:33 am

While Arun Kumar Gupta’s family alleged that the police had beaten him up on Thursday after he protested against the delay in the registration of an FIR based on his complaint against a neighbour, the police denied the allegation and claimed that Gupta’s son had said that his father might have “consumed some poisonous substance”.

Guinness World Records: This giant pumpkin weighs as much as 17.5 adult men!

November 01, 2021 6:16 pm

Farmer Stefano Cutrupi from the commune of Radda in Chianti, Tuscany, has been growing giant pumpkins since 2008


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.