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Farmers' problem bigger than nationalism: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Rae Bareli, May 3(UNI) Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his nationalism agenda, saying that farmers' problems are always bigger than nationalism.

Chowkidars only serve rich, not concerned about poor: Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi, Mar 24 (IBNS/UNI): The Congress party has upped the attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Main bhi chowkidaar campaign' with  party leader and AICC General secretary in-charge for Uttar Pradesh east Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, claiming 'Chowkidars' only serve the rich, are not concerned about poor.

To facilitate clearing arrears of sugarcane farmers for 2018-19, Cabinet approves soft loans worth 7900-10,540 crore to sugar mills

New Delhi, Mar 1 (IBNS): In a major decision to improve liquidity position of sugar mills and to help the sugar industry clear its cane dues arrears to farmers, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the proposal to provide soft loans to the extent of Rs. 7900-10540 crore to the sugar industry. 

FM Goyal promises Rs 6,000 a year for small farmers in Interim Budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Finance minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that the Centre would give Rs 6,000 a year to vulnerable farmers.

Reopen factory or return land, farmers protest against Rahul Gandhi

Amethi, Jan 24 (IBNS): Farmers who had given away their land for a now-closed cycle factory here after being promised jobs protested against Amethi MP and Congress president Rahul Gandhi here on Wednesday.

Naveen Patnaik meets President Kovind over minimum support price for rice

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik met President Ram Nath Kovind here on Tuesday to press for raising the minimum support price of rice to Rs 2,930 a quintal from the current Rs 1,750.

Modi at Indian Science Congress : stresses on low cost technologies for farmers, gives slogan "Jai Anusandhan"

Jalandhar, Jan 3 (IBNS) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday  called for the invention of new low-cost technologies for the help of farmers.

Narendra Modi is looting farmers: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IBNS): Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he is 'looting' the farmers of the nation.

Karnataka Government announces loan waiver for farmers

Bengaluru, Jul 5 (IBNS): Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday announced a loan waiver scheme for farmers, in keeping with his electoral promise, made last month, reports said.

Krishi Vigyan Kendras must act as bridge between scientists and farmers: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, June 22 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Krishi Vigyan Kendras must act as a bridge between scientists and farmers in providing knowledge and latest farming techniques to farmers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address farmers at 'Krishi Unnati Mela' at IARI on March 17

New Delhi, Mar 16 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual 'Krishi Unnati Mela' at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, IARI Pusa campus in the capital on Mar 17.

Doctor wants his son to be a doctor, but why a farmer desperate for his son to be a Class-IV employee, asks Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IBNS): Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu has stressed on the need to address distress situation, inherited over the years, in farm sector on priority and make farming a remunerative activity.

Modi government is ignoring farmers: Rahul Gandhi

Banswara, July 19 (IBNS): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Centre and said it is not concerned about the demands of the poor farmers of the nation.

Farmers were being exploited and oppressed in different ways under Khurki and Teenkathiya systems, says Radha Mohan Singh

New Delhi, Apr 15 (IBNS): Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said that there is no other example in the human civilisation about the war waged by the farmers in a peaceful way against the oppression and injustice of the Britisher under the leadership of Gandhiji.

Rahul Gandhi greets nation on Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Bihu

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IBNS): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Magh Bihu.