14 Oct 2014
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government's greenhouse farming initiative has proved to be ineffective as many farmers have incurred losses due to crop failure after adopting the method, according to Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS).
25 May 2015
New Delhi: Doordarshan's farmer-centric channel, DD Kisan is all set to be launched on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The government has made it a "must carry" channel making it mandatory for cable and Direct to Home (DTH) operators to provide it to their subscribers.
27 May 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be adding his weight to the newly launched 24-hour farmer-centric DD Kisan channel. Bachchan is said to be "excited" about promoting the channel.
29 Apr 2015
Ahmedabad: Bhartiya Kisan Sangh, the farmers' organisation affiliated to the RSS, submitted a memorandum to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel seeking changes in the Centre's Land Acquisition Bill.
26 May 2015
New Delhi: Reaching out to farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a strong pitch for their prosperity and development of villages, saying it was directly linked to the progress of the country.
15 May 2015
Nirmal (Telangana): In an effort to appear as a messiah of farmers from holding tough position on Land Bill to interaction with farmers in Punjab and Maharashtra, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday kicked off his 15-km padyatra in Teangana (Koritical village in Adilabad district) to highlight the problems of those who cultivate lands. The padyatra and interaction with farmer families will continue through Laxmanchanda, Pottupalli, Rachapur and Vadial in Laxmanchanda mandal until late afternoon.
19 Jun 2015
Kolkata: With the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) membership drive receiving a huge response in West Bengal, the party is scouting for locations to open new offices in the state.
29 May 2015
Coimbatore: Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan today lashed out at Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against RSS and asked the Congress Vice-President to attend RSS shakhas to know about the organisation.
07 May 2015
New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday floated the idea of forming a 'Maha Sangh' (Greater Union) comprising India, Pakistan and Bangladesh and asked BJP patriarch L K Advani to take initiative in this regard while taking a dig at him.