Arshi Khan worries about protesting farmers amid Covid spike

Mumbai |Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

"Bigg Boss 14" housemate and actress Arshi Khan says with the rise in Covid-19 cases, she is concerned about the farmers who continue protesting against the government.

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Wheat procurement in full swing, farmers getting MSP in their bank accounts: Food Secy

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 6:45:06 AM IST

Food Secretary Shudhanshu Pandey said on Thursday that wheat procurement has gained pace in the ongoing Rabi Marting Season (RMS) 2021-22 with the government agencies procuring 64.7 LMT of wheat worth

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UP Panchayat polls: BKU asks farmers to choose candidates 'other than BJP'

Agra |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) has issued a statement asking people to choose any candidate, other than those from the BJP in the Panchayat elections that begin on Thursday.

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Habeas corpus plea for two missing from farmer protest sites

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

Human rights organisation United Sikhs on Wednesday said it filed a habeas corpus petition in the Delhi High Court for two students who went missing from their home towns and were last reportedly seen

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J&K fish farmer loses lakhs after his farm was poisoned

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST

In an act of enmity in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, miscreants caused a loss of lakhs of rupees to a fish farmer on Wednesday by allegedly poisoning his fish farm.

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Andhra CM wishes luck to farmers on Ugadi, prays for rains

Amaravati |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday prayed for abundant rains and victory over the Covid-19 pandemic, as he wished good luck to the farmers on the occasion of the Ugadi fes

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Bihar farmers anxious as red banded mango caterpillar threatens crop

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Due to continuous change in the weather of Bihar, farmers are worried a lot this year as their mango crops were hit by a disease caused by red banded caterpillar. Farmers say, due to the prolonged per

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Tiger mauls farmer to death in Dudwa Reserve

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

A 45-year-old farmer has been mauled to death by a tiger inside the buffer forests of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) in Tikunia area.

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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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