India’s Foodgrain Output to Rise 2% in 2020-21 to Record 303.34 Million Tonnes, Says Govt

India’s foodgrain production is estimated to rise 2 per cent in 2020-21 crop year to an all-time high of 303.34 million tonnes on better output of rice, wheat, pulses and coarse cereals amid good monsoon rains last year, the agriculture ministry said. Crop year runs from July-June. In the 2019-20 crop year, the country’s foograin … Read more India’s Foodgrain Output to Rise 2% in 2020-21 to Record 303.34 Million Tonnes, Says Govt

Crowd Gathering Doesn’t Lead to Revocation of Laws, Says Narendra Singh Tomar

File photo of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. He urged the agitating farm unions to tell the government which provisions in these new laws they find anti- farmers. PTI Gwalior Last Updated: February 21, 2021, 23:39 IST FOLLOW US ON: Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday reiterated that the Centre was ready to … Read more Crowd Gathering Doesn’t Lead to Revocation of Laws, Says Narendra Singh Tomar

Farm law protester held for attacking Station House Officer at Singhu border

Delhi Police have arrested a protester for allegedly attacking the Station House Officer (SHO) of Samaypur Badli police station during a chase after he stole a policeman’s car by threatening him with a sword near the Singhu border, said a senior police officer on Wednesday. The arrested man has been identified as Harpreet, a member … Read more Farm law protester held for attacking Station House Officer at Singhu border

Toolkit case | Delhi Police writes to Zoom for information

Police said that 60 to 70 persons were on the Zoom call organised by alleged pro-Khalistan organisation Poetic Justice Foundation on January 11 The Delhi Police on Tuesday wrote to Zoom application to seek information on who all attended a call organised by alleged pro-Khalistan organisation Poetic Justice Foundation. Also read: Editorial | Tolerance deficit … Read more Toolkit case | Delhi Police writes to Zoom for information

5 ministers to launch CNG tractor today | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s first-ever converted compressed natural gas (CNG) tractor will be launched on Friday. The road transport ministry said this will help farmers save more than Rs 1 lakh annually on fuel costs. The tractor converted to run on CNG from diesel, which has been approved by a government-run vehicle testing facility, will be … Read more 5 ministers to launch CNG tractor today | India News – Times of India

Govt Pursuing Target of Doubling Farmers’ Income by 2022: Narendra Singh Tomar Tells Parliament

The government has been pursuing the target of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 and several interventions taken are showing a “positive impact”, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told Parliament on Tuesday. In 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government had set a highly ambitious target of doubling farmers incomes by 2022. An inter-ministerial committee on “Doubling … Read more Govt Pursuing Target of Doubling Farmers’ Income by 2022: Narendra Singh Tomar Tells Parliament

Farmers’ protest limited to certain area: Agri minister Tomar

Gwalior: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday said the ongoing farmers’ protest against the Centre’s three new farm laws is limited to a certain area, and expressed hope to break the deadlock over the issue soon. Talking to reporters in Madhya Pradesh‘s Gwalior city, Tomar also accused the opposition Congress of playing politics … Read more Farmers’ protest limited to certain area: Agri minister Tomar

‘Farm Laws Fine, Protests are Wrong’: Agriculture Minister Tells Rajya Sabha Farmers Are Being Provoked

Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha Narendra Singh Tomar said the government is committed to welfare of farmers and to the continuation of the mandi system of procurement of crops on minimum support price (MSP) based mechanism. News18.com Last Updated: February 05, 2021, 15:44 IST FOLLOW US ON: Putting up a strong defence of the … Read more ‘Farm Laws Fine, Protests are Wrong’: Agriculture Minister Tells Rajya Sabha Farmers Are Being Provoked

Farmers’ protests: Proposal given by Agriculture Minister still stands, says PM Narendra Modi at All-Party Meeting

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (January 30, 2021) addressed the All-Party Meeting on Budget Session of Parliament and said that the proposal given by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to the farmer unions still stands. Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured that the government is approaching the issue of farm laws with an … Read more Farmers’ protests: Proposal given by Agriculture Minister still stands, says PM Narendra Modi at All-Party Meeting

Never said doors for dialogue with farmers shut: Prakash Javadekar

The Union Minister said whatever decisions with regard to talks with farmers are taken, will be disclosed at the right time. A day after unprecedented violence in Delhi during the tractor parade, the government on Wednesday said it has never stated that the doors for dialogue with farmers are closed and stressed that it will … Read more Never said doors for dialogue with farmers shut: Prakash Javadekar