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Eighth round of talks between Centre, farmers fail to break month-long deadlock; next meet on 15 Jan
India

Eighth round of talks between Centre, farmers fail to break month-long deadlock; next meet on 15 Jan

As per the account of farm leaders, Union Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, stated at the outset that the government can not and will not consider repealing the laws

Farmers' Protest Updates: Govt pegs hope on 11 Jan SC hearing as eighth round of talks fail
India

Farmers' Protest Updates: Govt pegs hope on 11 Jan SC hearing as eighth round of talks fail

Farmers' protest LIVE Updates: The eighth round of talks between the government and representatives of protesting unions ended without any outcome on Friday and the next meeting is likely to take place on 15 January, sources said.

Farmers' Protests: Negotiations deadlocked as farmers blame govt's 'ego', Centre says takes two to tango
India

Farmers' Protests: Negotiations deadlocked as farmers blame govt's 'ego', Centre says takes two to tango

The farmer groups stuck to their demand for the repeal of three farm laws, while the government listed out various benefits of the new Acts for the growth of the country's agriculture sector. The next round of discussions are scheduled to be held on 8 January

Farmers ransack BJP venue hosting PM-KISAN event in Punjab's Bathinda, says police; five injured
India

Farmers ransack BJP venue hosting PM-KISAN event in Punjab's Bathinda, says police; five injured

However, some farmers at the venue claimed anti-social elements and not peasants were behind the incident

Modi govt trying to mislead Bengal farmers, says TMC after PM accuses Mamata of not implementing PM-KISAN scheme
India

Modi govt trying to mislead Bengal farmers, says TMC after PM accuses Mamata of not implementing PM-KISAN scheme

TMC MP Sougata Roy also slammed the Centre, saying the new farm bills also deleted potato and onion from the essential commodities list, thus causing the price rise in the market

Modi releases Rs 18,000 cr under PM-KISAN scheme, says ‘Opposition spreading lies’ on farm laws, ups ante against TMC
India

Modi releases Rs 18,000 cr under PM-KISAN scheme, says ‘Opposition spreading lies’ on farm laws, ups ante against TMC

Modi released Rs 2,000 each to over 9 crore farmers as part of a 2018 income support scheme while the farmers' protests against the Centre's three farm laws entered Day 30

Narendra Modi interacts with farmers updates: PM claims farmers across country ‘welcomed’ reforms; says ready for talks with 'open mind'
India

Narendra Modi interacts with farmers updates: PM claims farmers across country ‘welcomed’ reforms; says ready for talks with 'open mind'

Narendra Modi interacts with farmers LIVE updates: The Prime Minister said lies are being spread that under new farm laws that farmers will lose their land

Farmers' Protest Updates: Farmers from Rajasthan to begin 'Delhi Chalo' march via Jaipur highway tomorrow
India

Farmers' Protest Updates: Farmers from Rajasthan to begin 'Delhi Chalo' march via Jaipur highway tomorrow

Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Kamal Preet Singh Pannu of the Sanyukta Kisan Andolan added that the farmers movement will be "taken to victory peacefully"

Rajasthan farmers to begin Delhi Chalo march tomorrow; groups intensify protests, to observe fast on 14 Dec
India

Rajasthan farmers to begin Delhi Chalo march tomorrow; groups intensify protests, to observe fast on 14 Dec

Under fire from Opposition parties in Haryana and the state's farmers to hold the BJP accountable for its approach to the farmers' protest, Haryana deputy CM Dushyant Chautala expressed hope that the issue will get resolved through talks soon

Farm laws and the studied silence of India's original reforms team
India

Farm laws and the studied silence of India's original reforms team

The absence of bipartisan political thinking has resulted in many critical policy reforms remaining stuck

Farmers' Protest Updates: Groups threaten to block railway tracks after Centre refuses to repeal farm laws
India

Farmers' Protest Updates: Groups threaten to block railway tracks after Centre refuses to repeal farm laws

Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Farmer leader Boota Singh said, 'We'd given an ultimatum till 10 December that if Centre doesn't listen to us and repeal laws, we'll block railway tracks. It was decided in today's meeting that all the people of India will take to the tracks'

Moti Bagh: Documentary based on Uttarakhand farmer's life and struggles nominated for Oscars 2020
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Moti Bagh: Documentary based on Uttarakhand farmer's life and struggles nominated for Oscars 2020

Moti Bagh is based on the life of Vidyadutt, a farmer living in the state's Pauri Garhwal region

15 kg meteorite discovered in the rice fields of India shocked farmers
science

15 kg meteorite discovered in the rice fields of India shocked farmers

The villagers returned after the smoke subsided and pulled the rock out from its four-feet-deep crater.

SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in India
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SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in India

The decision on appeal overturns an earlier ruling by the Delhi High Court that Monsanto was unable to claim patents on GM cotton seeds.

Global warming likely to reduce crop production by over 15% in 2020; govt report warns of highest losses in UP, Rajasthan, Bengal
India

Global warming likely to reduce crop production by over 15% in 2020; govt report warns of highest losses in UP, Rajasthan, Bengal

The impact of global warming will also affect the quality reducing the concentration of grain protein. The heavy rainfall due to climate stress will affect the production of tomato and onion and production of the latter may go down by 27 percent in 2020.

Assam students set up seed bank to help rice farmers preserve indigenous varieties
science

Assam students set up seed bank to help rice farmers preserve indigenous varieties

Local strains have many advantages over high-yielding rice strains & should be preserved: Researcher.

Farmers' march: Thousands of protesters converge on Parliament Street today; over 3,500 police personnel deployed in area
India

Farmers' march: Thousands of protesters converge on Parliament Street today; over 3,500 police personnel deployed in area

Thousands of farmers from across the country, who have been camping at the Ramlila ground since Thursday, will march to Parliament Street on Friday to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce.

Why farmers are still burning stubble despite fines, government assistance
science

Why farmers are still burning stubble despite fines, government assistance

We need to instill confidence in farmers that the machine is cheap, doesn't affect yield: Official.

Woman farmer from Chitrakoot on her experiences working the fields: 'Women do all the hard work'
India

Woman farmer from Chitrakoot on her experiences working the fields: 'Women do all the hard work'

Despite an overall feminisation of agriculture, due to the increasing migration of men from villages, only 13% of rural women own land in their own name.

Over 1 crore farmers across the country have registered on e-NAM, a portal to sell produce online: Union minister Radha Mohan Singh
India

Over 1 crore farmers across the country have registered on e-NAM, a portal to sell produce online: Union minister Radha Mohan Singh

Singh said in the Lok Sabha that farmers wishing to join e-NAM platform need to register themselves on e-NAM portal and can sell their produce on e-NAM platform in any e-NAM mandi of their choice.