29 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Ratcheting up pressure on farmers' issues, Rahul Gandhi's next stop will be Vidarbha in Maharashtra where he will hold a 15-km 'kisan padyatra' (footmarch) on Thursday as he criss-crosses the country to reach out to the farmers in distress in various states.
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Government will push for the passage of land bill in this session notwithstanding theopposition to it by many parties, a Union Minister said on Monday but remained non-committal on its passage.
17 Apr 2015
Hyderabad: Dismissing the opposition's charge that the NDA government had adopted anti-farmer policies, BJP leader and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said the BJP-led government would not do anything that hurts the interests of agriculture.
07 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Shaking the dice well in a bid to get perfect numbers in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he is not a typical politician who makes promises and then forgets but he is a 'sevak' and has come to serve the people of the nation.
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.
29 Apr 2015
Chandigarh: Vowing to raise voice for farmers on every platform, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said government should take into account their concerns and not just extend monetary assistance.
13 May 2016
Osmanabad(Maharashtra): Even as over 200 farmers ended their lives in drought-hit Osmanabad of Marathwada region in the last 16 months, the district administration has rejected proposals for government help sought by the kin in 76 suicide cases.
11 May 2012
A 45-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide over rising debt in Keshav village, police said on Friday.
23 Apr 2012
A farmer who committed suicide in Vidharba’s Yavatmal district has left behind a note in which he purportedly asked people not to vote for Congress and NCP in Maharashtra as the ruling alliance partners don't care for farmers.
09 Dec 2015
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today said it has no plans to conduct any special probe into the deaths of farmers even as it admitted of receiving reports of 122 farmer suicide cases from across the state.