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PM Narendra Modi releases next instalment of financial benefit under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released the next instalment of financial benefit under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi through video conference.

West Bengal blocking PM Kisan Samman Nidhi for political reasons: PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday targeted the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal accusing it of blocking the central scheme for farmers, at a time his own government is facing massive protests by the peasants.

PM Narendra Modi to address farmers today 

New Delhi: India PM Narendra Modi will address farmers virtually on Friday and release the next instalment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN).

Mamata Banerjee writes to Union Agriculture Minister over transfer of funds for farmers

Kolkata/UNI: A day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah came down heavily on the West Bengal Government for "impeding" Centre's schemes, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dashed off a letter to Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday.

As protest enters 25th day, farmers threaten to block UP-Delhi border

New Delhi/IBNS: As the protest against the Centre's contentious farms laws entered the 25th day, farmers have threatened to block Ghazipur border between Uttar Pradesh and the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal to fast in support of farmers, slams BJP govt. for anti-national slur

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that he will hold a day-long fast on Monday in support of the agitating farmers, and urged the AAP volunteers and supporters and the general people to do the same.

Andhra Pradesh CM asks bankers to support MSMEs

Vijayawada/UNI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy asked the bankers to support the MSMEs as they play a key role in the financial sector and assist in the restructuring of loans for MSMEs.

Govt must give in to demands of farmers, withdraw laws unconditionally: SAD

Chandigarh/UNI: The Shiromani Akali Dal Wednesday urged the Centre to stop playing games with the innocent farmers of the country and immediately and unconditionally withdraw the three controversial Acts and accept all the other demands of the farmers.

After no breakthrough, farmers agree for 6th round of talks with Centre on Dec 9

New Delhi/IBNS: The agitating farmers have agreed to the government's proposal for a sixth round of talks on Dec 9 after no headway could be made during the four hours of talks on Saturday as farmers refused to budge from their core issue--repeal of the three farm laws.

Farmers protest continues, fifth round of talks today 

New Delhi: The fifth round of talks between farmer leaders and government representatives will be held later in the day as the ongoing protest over the new farm laws continued on Saturday.

Centre fails to achieve a breakthrough in talks with farmers, next meet on Dec 3

New Delhi/IBNS: The farmers' representatives have turned down the Centre's second pitch to form a committee for discussing the contentious farm laws, protests against which are intensifying with each passing day.

Farmers satisfied with Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: Manohar lal Khattar

Chandigarh/UNI: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the farmers of the state are satisfied with the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and now despite the insurance scheme being optional, the farmers themselves are coming forward to get their crops insured while some politicians are spreading rumours about the insurance scheme.

All crops in Punjab must be procured at MSP: Arvind Kejriwal

Chandigarh/UNI:  Senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab on Thursday met the party's national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his official residence and discussed in detail the contentious central farm laws and their far-reaching implications.

UP govt to extend all help to farmers: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the main priority of the government is to extend all help to the farmers so that they can sell their produce at remunerative prices.

Punjab CM orders clearance of pending dues of farmers as RBI sanctions Rs 30220 cr CCL for Oct paddy procurement

Chandigarh/UNI: With the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday sanctioning a Cash Credit Limit (CCL) amount of Rs 30,220.82 crore for procurement of paddy in the Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21 for the month of October, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has directed all procurement agencies to pay pending payments of farmers against the already procured grain within 24 hours.