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Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Highlights: Priyanka Gandhi attends ‘antim ardaas’ of farmers in violence-hit district

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Bharatiya Kisan Union has said that no politician will be allowed to share the dais with farmer leaders during the last prayers.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence : आशीष मिश्रा क्राइम ब्रांच के सामने पेश, आला अधिकारियों के सामने हो रही है पूछताछ

आशीष मिश्रा के नेपाल भागने की खबर थी लेकिन अजय मिश्रा ने कहा कि वह कहीं नहीं गया है. वह क

‘Political agitation’: Are Rakesh Tikait, Yogendra Yadav weakening the cause of farmers?

Experts believe that a perceptive conclusion to this dilemma cannot be arrived at without taking into account the political inclination of the two key faces of these protests - Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav. 

Rakesh Tikait’s open threat to media: ‘Support us or you are our next target’

Rakesh Tikait on Tuesday blatantly threatened media houses to either support the protesting farmers or become their next target. 

Deadlock between Centre and farmers can end only through settlement, not in court: Rakesh Tikait

Rakesh Tikait hit out at the government, saying it was not willing to talk to the farmers. “We will surely talk to them whenever they are willing to,” he said. 

Bharat Bandh: Normal life hit in Punjab, Haryana as farmers block highways, rail tracks; no major impact in other states

In Delhi, markets remained open and business activities were largely unaffected, though massive traffic snarls were witnessed in border areas due to road blockades by protesters. 

Bharat Bandh: Road, rail traffic comes to halt in Punjab and Haryana; trains cancelled, highways blocked

Rows of cars stacked bumper-to bumper were seen along the Gurugram-Delhi border on Monday morning as the vehicles entering the national capital were checked by Delhi Police.

Bharat Bandh Today Highlights: Highways, railway tracks blocked in Punjab, Haryana; little impact in rest of states

Bharat Bandh: The 10-hour nationwide bandh showed its impact in Delhi and the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana.

Yogendra Yadav Exclusive | ‘BJP must realise the cost of being anti-farmer’

Battling criticism of the farmers' protest taking a political overtone, Yogendra Yadav argues that exerting pressure in order to get the government to repeal the farm laws is a legitimate political route for the farmers' move

‘Congress or foreign agents sponsoring farmers’ protest at Delhi borders’: Karnataka CM

Farmers in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have been protesting against three contentious farm laws, staying put at borders of Delhi for over 10 months now.

Haryana govt forms panel to hold talks with farm unions on reopening NH-44 stretch along Singhu Border

A senior official saying that discussions were held on the issue reopening NH-44 in wake of the ongoing case in Supreme Court.

SC panel member asks CJI to make report on farm laws public, says it addresses farmer issue

Shetkari Sanghatana president Anil J Ghanwat, in a letter dated September 1 to the CJI, said the committee’s report “has addressed all apprehensions of the farmers”.

Apna Dal, BJP’s ally in Uttar Pradesh, extends support to protesting farmers; calls for talks

Apna Dal, an ally of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, has voiced its support for the farmers protesting against the Centre’s contentious farm laws.

After Muzaffarnagar, ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ in Karnal on Tuesday; Sec 144 imposed, internet services suspended

The farmer unions, led by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, have decided to hold a rally in Karnal to protest the August 28 lathicharge on farmers.

Kisan Mahapanchayat: Protesting farmers call for Bharat Bandh on Sep 27, Tikait says ‘will lay down lives if needed’

The protesting farmers had earlier said that a countrywide strike would be held on September 25 against the Centre's contentious farm laws.

Thousands of farmers vow to continue protest at ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ in UP’s Muzaffarnagar

Samyukta Kisan Morcha said the ‘mahapanchayat’ proves that the agitation has the support of “all castes, religions, states, classes, small sections and all sections of the society.”

Haryana farmers’ protest: Dushyant Chautala condemns Karnal SDM’s ‘break heads’ order, assures action

Chautala condemned Karnal SDM's instructions to the policemen to beat up protesters during the farmers' protest in Karnal and assured action against the IAS officer. 

Farmers protest: 1,500 farm unions converge at Singhu border to mark 9 months of agitation

During the convention, the farm unions will discuss the intensification and expansion of the ongoing agitation, focusing on their demand of withdrawal of farm laws. 

Pandemic & beyond: Green-revolution hero MS Swaminathan sees farmer-based agriculture as need of the hour

Coronavirus, Swaminathan said, “has been a great threat not only to life and property, but also farms and farming.”

Export of country’s agricultural and allied products in FY21 increased 17.34% to $41.25 billion, y-o-y, and the government is confident of maintaining this growth momentum in the current fiscal as well.

Kisan Saarathi: Digital platform for farmers launched

Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said ‘Kisan Saarathi’ will facilitate farmers to get right information at right time in their desired language.

Tomar also highlighted the agricultural sector’s capability to meet the targets of the essential food crops even during the challenging times of Covid-19.

Govt to link innovative agriculture technologies to farms to help farmers in North East region

Under this scheme, so far 146 Biotech-KISAN Hubs have been established covering all 15 agroclimatic zones and 110 aspirational districts in the country, it said.

The balance premium is split equally between the Centre and states. Many states have demanded their share of the premium subsidy be capped at 30%.

P&K fertilisers: 140% hike in subsidy to cost govt Rs 15,000 crore

The Budget allocation for subsidy of P & K fertilisers for FY22 is Rs 20,720 crore against Rs 37,372 crore spent in FY21.

The total fertiliser bill for the current financial year is pegged at Rs 79,530 crore, against Rs 1.28 lakh crore, with urea being the most commonly used and the most subsidised fertiliser.

Maharashtra govt will amend agri law to protect interest of farmers: Balasaheb Thorat

Thorat, a senior Congress leader, along with state Cooperation Minister Balasaheb Patil, Agriculture Minister Dada Bhuse and MoS Agriculture and Cooperation Vishwajeet Kadam met Pawar to discuss the draft law.

Approximately, 82% of the foodgrains produced in the country are traded within or outside mandis while remaining are used by farmers for their own consumption, seeds and feed purposes.

सालाना 6 हजार किस्त के साथ हर महीने मिलेगी 3000 रु पेंशन, पीएम किसान खाताधारक ऐसे उठाएं लाभ

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