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Farmers
West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Bank staff on strike after Trinamul row

Officials of an agricultural cooperative bank in Nadia’s Dhantala stopped working “indefinitely” after some Trinamul workers led by party’s Ranaghat-I panchayat samiti member J...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

India  /  Published 25.07.20

50,000 fake recipients in Odisha farm scheme

More than 50,000 people have been identified as fake beneficiaries of Naveen Patnaik’s flagship Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (Kalia) scheme for farmers. These ineli...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Maharashtra farmer hangs self wearing BJP poll t-shirt

In an incident that may affect the Devendra Fadnavis government, a farmer allegedly committed suicide on Sunday morning in Maharashtra's Buldhana district while wearing a BJP promotional t-shirt.Incid...
By PTI in Jalgaon

Bihar  /  Published 08.11.18

Bihar gets 40 lakh farmers to register online

The efforts of the agriculture department to create a database of state farmers through their online registration have started bearing fruit. According to the latest data compiled at the state headqua...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

India  /  Published 07.11.18

Drought-hit farmers sell crackers in Pune

Hundreds of people affected by drought in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, including farmers and students, are working at firecracker stalls in Pune city during Diwali.An estimated 3,000 people h...
By PTI in Pune

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.09.19

Narendra Modi visit: Thumbs-up from farmers, mostly

Rinki Devi, from Patna district of Bihar, was nervous. It’s not every day that she gets to share the stage with the Prime Minister.The mother of three kids was among a few farmers from across the co...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 10.09.19

Farmer immolation threat on Modi visit

Farmers of 16 villages in Agra have threatened to immolate themselves in Mathura during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on Wednesday if a probe was delayed into “corruption in acquisition of ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Odisha  /  Published 28.10.18

Farmers torch crops

Suffering from frequent pest attacks, the farmers of this region are torching their standing crop that has been damaged due to the brown plant-hopper or Chakada pest infestation. At least two farmers ...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in

India  /  Published 30.04.20

Stopped by cops, farmer drowns

An elderly farmer, who swam across a river when police at one end of a bridge stopped him from going to a chemist’s to get medicines for his wife, drowned while swimming back “in fear” after see...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 09.10.18

WeToo: Women in farming seek gender parity

A band of bold women is outing alleged predators in newsrooms in the country while another group of women is hitting the streets to bar their gender from the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.In the middle ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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