24 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Two days after a farmer from Rajasthan hanged himself from a tree in full public gaze at an AAP rally in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday apologised for not calling off the event and admitted that his making a speech was a "mistake".
22 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday triggered a blame game with AAP and BJP attacking each other for the tragedy.
01 May 2015
Mumbai: Terming the recent suicides of farmers as a "shame" for Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday called for people's participation to help the state government achieve sustainable farming.
29 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Intensifying its confrontation with the Delhi government on the alleged suicide of a farmer, Delhi Police has accused it of trying to delay the post mortem of the deceased and blamed AAP workers of instigating him to take the extreme step.
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.
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.
09 Dec 2014
Belagavi (KTK): The Karnataka Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned twice after BJP MLAs demanded adjournment motion to discuss problems faced by farmers, including sugarcane price issue, as the winter session of the Legislature began.
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.