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Economic growth to farmers' issues: Here's what was discussed on day 1 of RSS coordination meet

Sep 03, 2015

Economic growth to farmers' issues: Here's what was discussed on day 1 of RSS coordination meet

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on the first day of its three-day coordination meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday discussed issues faced by farmers and the common man. This assumes significance in the light of the fact that the Narendra Modi government rode to power in 2014 on the poll plank of economic growth. #NewsTracker #farmers #RSS #Pratinidhi Sabha #OROP #ecnomic issues #Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh
Angry French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris

Sep 03, 2015

Angry French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris

More than 1,000 tractors and a few cows descended on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers who blocked highways to express their anger over falling prices for their goods and high taxes #NewsTracker #European Union #Paris #Tractors #French farmers #French protests #high taxes
Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

Sep 02, 2015

Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

S Kavitha faces an inquiry after television reports showed her playing games on her phone during a farmers' meet that was also attended by the District Collector. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Mobile phone #officer #Candy Crush #Farmers' meet #S Kavitha
Politics over reforms: PM Modi abandons Land Bill to show he's a democrat

Aug 31, 2015

Politics over reforms: PM Modi abandons Land Bill to show he's a democrat

In the 11th edition of his Man Ki Baat Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a new precedent for self and his government make key policy announcements directly to the public #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #farmers #Dengue fever #Mann Ki Baat #2013 Land Acquisition Act
RSS-affiliated farmers body backs SC decision to revisit National Policy for Farmers

Aug 28, 2015

RSS-affiliated farmers body backs SC decision to revisit National Policy for Farmers

The RSS affiliated farmers' body Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) seems to be in unison with the recent Supreme Court of India's observation on the issues related to farmers that calls for revisiting the National Policy for Farmers, 2007. #India #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #farmers #RSS
Decrease not enough, there should be no case at all: SC tells govt on farmers' suicides

Aug 21, 2015

Decrease not enough, there should be no case at all: SC tells govt on farmers' suicides

Government's claim of a "considerable" drop in farmers' suicides in the country did not impress the Supreme Court which on Friday said there should be no such cases at all. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Government #MS Swaminathan #farmers suicide #Pinky Anand
Patchy rains: Govt readies Rs 300 cr plan for farmers, to offer subsidised diesel and seeds

Aug 13, 2015

Patchy rains: Govt readies Rs 300 cr plan for farmers, to offer subsidised diesel and seeds

Subsidies for seeds and diesel and a few other measures to help cushion the blow of poor monsoon would cost Rs 300 crore #Subsidy #farmers #below normal monsoon
Farmers from across India converge on the capital to demand fair prices, scrapping of land bill

Aug 11, 2015

Farmers from across India converge on the capital to demand fair prices, scrapping of land bill

Groups of farmers and agricultural labourers from various states held a two-day dharna at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to demand among other things, a fair price for their produce and the scrapping of the land bill in its present form. #India #Sitaram Yechury #NewsTracker #farmer #Land Acquisition Bill #Farmer suicides
Farm commodities worth Rs 92,000 crore wasted every year: Govt

Aug 04, 2015

Farm commodities worth Rs 92,000 crore wasted every year: Govt

Government said that only 2 percent of the food produced in the country is processed while farm commodities worth Rs 92,000 crore are wasted every year. #Economy #food #India #NewsTracker #Agriculture #farmers #food processing #Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti #Farm commodities
Not siding with the Opposition on land bill issue: Shiv Sena

Jul 29, 2015

Not siding with the Opposition on land bill issue: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Wednesday dismissed suggestions that it was siding with the opposition on the Land Bill to corner the government. #Politics #BJP #TheySaidIt #Shiv Sena #farmers #Land acquisition #Opposition #NCP #Land Bill #NDA