Tag: Indian farmers

India announces Rs 65,000-crore fertiliser subsidy for farmers

NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a Rs 65,000-crore fertilizer subsidy for farmers as part of her stimulus package to boost the economy. She said Rs 65,000 crore is being provided to ensure adequate availability of fertilisers to farmers and to enable timely accessibility of fertilisers in the upcoming crop season. […]

Bureaucrats ignored 15,000 suggestions says farmers’ body affiliated to RSS

By Navneet Mishra NEW DELHI: When the draft of three important bills related to farmers in the country was being prepared, the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), affiliated with the RSS, passed a proposal after consulting 15,000 villages of the country and sent a bouquet of suggestions to the Ministry of Agriculture. The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh […]

Only pure mustard oil from October 1, consumers and farmers to benefit

NEW DELHI: Consumers will now get only pure mustard oil as the government of India has banned the mixing of any other edible oil with mustard oil. The ban imposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will come into force from October 1, 2020. Experts say the decision by the government […]

Narendra Modi government responsible for suicides by farmers: Pravin Togadia

AHMEDABAD: Hindutva leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday blamed “wrong policies” of Narendra Modi government for farmers’ suicides in the country. Togadia, who has recently floated Antar-Rashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP), Saturday took part in a 20-km march from Dehgam to Gandhinagar in support of the farmers. Several locals and farmers participated in the protest which was […]

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