31 Oct 2014
Guwahati: Normal life was on Friday partially hit in Assam during a 12-hour state-wide bandh called by Bajrang Dal. Around 70 Bajrang Dal supporters were arrested from all over the state for allegedly trying to damage property during the bandh, police officers said.
30 Oct 2014
Chaumondalpur: Amid high drama, BJP vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was arrested on Thursday along with party leaders for defying prohibitory orders when they tried to enter trouble-torn Makra village in Birbhum district, made out of bounds for politicians by Trinamool government.
29 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Underlining the need for use of good quality seeds in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said 80 percent farmers in the plains and 33 percent in the hills will have to be provided with modern seeds over the next two years to make farming beneficial.
29 Oct 2014
Berhampur: The farmers, who were badly affected by cyclone Phailin and the subsequent floods a year ago in Ganjam, are yet to get crop damage assistance from the state government.
28 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The government will soon launch the revamped Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) besides some new saving instrument programmes for the girl child as well for the physically challenged person, a senior Finance Ministry official said on Tuesday.
27 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Government will consider extending subsidy on exports of raw sugar after assessing the production estimates for the current 2014-15 marketing year and sugarcane arrears to farmers, a top food ministry official said.
22 Oct 2014
Raipur: Three Maoists were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region, police said on Wednesday.
21 Oct 2014
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday formally launched the Rythu Saadhikara Samstha (Farmers Empowerment Corporation-FEC) to provide agricultural debt redemption to farmers and also to act as a 'one-stop-shop' for farmer development, welfare and empowerment activities.
17 Oct 2014
Berhampur (Odisha): Cyclone Hudhud, which battered Odisha on Sunday, has dashed the hopes of farmers in the state's Ganjam and Gajapati districts to reap a bumper kharif crop.
20 Oct 2014
Patna: More than 140 people have been arrested in Bihar for impersonation in a statewide written examination for the recruitment of police constables, officials said on Monday.