K'taka minister tells farmer 'to die', puts BJP in tight spot

Bengaluru/Belagavi (Karnataka) |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST

A purported audio clip of Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister, Umesh Katti, telling a farmer activist that it is a "good time for farmers to die", went viral on Wednesday, creating a major cont

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This Raj farmer created a new fennel variety through crop engineering

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

Regarded as the 'Saunf King' of Sirohi, Ishaq Ali, a farmer 'scientist' in Rajasthan, has earned many laurels for innovating in the field of fennel farming and has left one and all surprised by produc

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Not just to protest, people are also joining farmers' agitation to earn a living

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

"I earn 500 rupees every day by cooking, washing dishes and other work in the farmers' agitation. Along with boys from my village, I am working on a daily wages basis," Shekhar Sharma, a resident of S

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AAP MLA writes to Punjab CM, seeks police protection for protesting farmers

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab unit co-incharge Raghav Chadha on Saturday sought police protection from Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for the farmers who have been protesting against three Centra

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Bundelkhand farmers opt for non-conventional crops

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST

After the success story of strawberry cultivation in Bundelkhand region, more and more farmers in this region are opting for non-conventional crops, mainly fruits.

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Temporary shop owners make profits amid farmers' protest

Singhu border (Delhi/Haryana) |Monday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are relentless in continuing their protest at the Singhu border as it reached the 12th day against the three agricultural laws formulated by the Central

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Back home, Punjab farmers adding sweetness to protest

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST

The sweet fragrance of gur or jaggery fills the air in fields across Punjab these days with wood-fired stills continuously working to make it 'immunity' booster for protesting farmers who have set up

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UP farmers rewrite their destiny with dragon fruit farming (IANS Special)

Lucknow |Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST

Four years ago, Ram Sakal Yadav, a young farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambhi district, had almost packed his bags. He was set to migrate to Mumbai in search of a job that would ensure him a steady in

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