West Bengal has joined the scheme with more than 7 lakh farmers of the state set to benefit, said Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Centre asks states to send beneficiary list of farmers under PM-KISAN scheme for faster implementation of programme
The Centre asked the States for faster implementation of the Rs 87,000 crore PM-KISAN scheme to boost farmers' income and urged them to send the list of beneficiaries at the earliest.
Modi govt's farmers' scheme has far more takers in Uttar Pradesh; Congress' NYAY fails to resonate with voters
What has made Narendra Modi's Kisan Samman Nidhi for farmers more electorally promising in Uttar Pradesh than the Congress' NYAY scheme is that the state government delivered it well, expanding the definition of a farmer.
BJP leaders laud PM-KISAN scheme for acknowledging marginal farmers, Opposition leaders term it 'pure hoodwinking'
While Opposition leaders said that PM-KISAN is a "political stunt" which is not really helping the farmers, BJP leaders lauded the scheme as a "mark of commitment to farmers' welfare".
Narendra Modi launches PM-KISAN in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, warns state govts against politicising scheme
After launching the PM-KISAN scheme, the prime minister also handed over certificates to select beneficiaries of the scheme. Later, he also interacted with the farmers of Kerala via video conferencing.
Narendra Modi launches Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi: How PM-KISAN works, who is eligible and other details
Under the PM-KISAN programme, vulnerable landholding farmer families, having cultivable land up to 2 hectares, will be provided direct income support at the rate of Rs. 6,000 per year.
Narendra Modi to launch PM-KISAN scheme in Gorakhpur today; 'over one crore farmers' to benefit in first disbursement
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will launch the Rs 75,000-crore Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh,
Rahul Gandhi said govt waived loans worth crores to industrialists but promised just Rs 3.50 a day to farmers
Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying that while it waived loans worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore of select industrialists, it promised just Rs 3.50 per day to farmers.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme that Narendra Modi will launch, farmers cultivating up to 5 acres will get a direct cash support of Rs 6,000 annually, payable in three equal installments of Rs 2,000 each.
Govt's move on Ayodhya land 'historic', Opposition shouldn't obstruct resolution of Ram temple issue, says Amit Shah
BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday described as "historic" the Narendra Modi government's move to return the excess land around the disputed site in Ayodhya to their owners, including the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, and asked Opposition parties not to put obstacles in the Ram temple issue's resolution.
Budget 2019 example of Modi's governance style, stresses push for neo-middle class striving to realise urban dream
The 2019 Interim Budget presented on Friday is a clear example of a Narendra Modi who plans for a decade, even when he is set to face an uncertainty three months down the line in the general elections.
Vote Junkies vs Fiscal Ninjas: Piyush Goyal's election-year Budget a Game of Thrones script with House of Cards feel
It does not take a rocket scientist to tell you that Finance Minister Piyush Goyal's Interim Budget for 20190-20 was an election year act. Nor does it require a quantum physicist to say that the fiscal deficit target has been missed.
Budget 2019 sops for agrarian sector: Rs 6,000 to small and marginal farmers good move, but needs enhancement
The NDA government's decision to provide Rs 6,000 per year to each farmer with a land holding of less than 2 hectares is a major boost for the sector that has been witnessing a sharp decline in the numbers of cultivators since 2001.