JP Nadda set to succeed Amit Shah as BJP national president; nominations, polling for job to be held at party headquarters today
The BJP is set to get its new national president in place of Amit Shah on Monday, with its working president JP Nadda expected to be elected to the post unopposed
JP Nadda on track to win BJP president post, say party sources; nominations, polling for job likely on 20 Jan
The nominations for the election to the post of the BJP national president will be filed on 20 January, and polling, if required, will take place the next day, the party announced on Friday.
Purvi Champaran Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Purvi Champaran has a population of 50,99,371 people of which 9.9 lakh are Muslims. It comes under the Red Corridor and is an economically backward district.
PM-KISAN scheme: Govt so far gives first tranche of Rs 2,000 to over 2 cr farmers, says Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh
The Centre has transferred the first instalment of Rs 2,000 each to over 2 crore farmers so far under the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Wednesday
Devendra Fadnavis meets Anna Hazare in Maharashtra's Ralegan Siddhi, supports social activist's demand to set up Lokpal, Lokayuktas
Hazare claimed that senior BJP leaders who once vehemently backed his Lokpal demand had turned 'allergic' to it after coming to power.
Cabinet may announce relief package for farmers before interim budget; plan includes waiving premium for crop insurance
Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh had recently indicated that the government would announce an agriculture package before the 2019-20 budget. The NDA government will present an interim budget on 1 February.
Assistance before sowing season, compensating low crop prices, loan waivers amid Modi govt's plan to help farmers ahead of 2019 polls
Modi is desperate to claw back support among India’s 263 million farmers and their many millions of dependents after his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost power earlier this month to the opposition Congress in three big heartland states.
Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh
The High Level Committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
Milk output up 28% in last 4 years; farmers earning Rs 7 per litre more: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh
Addressing a National Milk Day event, Singh said there is a need to boost milk demand and stressed on raising milk processing level to 30 per cent, from the current 20 percent.
The government is working continuously in a phased manner to achieve the goal of 'zero hunger' by 2030, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said.
Centre approves additional aid to Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra over crop loss due to drought, cyclone in 2017
The decision came at a high-level committee (HLC) meeting, chaired by Union minister Rajnath Singh, to consider the additional central assistance to Uttar Pradesh (affected by Rabi crop drought during 2017-18) and Maharashtra (affected by pest attack and cyclone during 2017).
The new scheme, "Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan" (PM-AASHA), was approved at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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.
NDA leaders bond over feast in Bihar to mark 4 years of Narendra Modi govt; Nitish Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan attend
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ram Vilas Paswan and Radha Mohan Singh, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and BJP's national general secretary in-charge of Bihar Bhupendra Yadav were prominent among those who attended the get-together.
If the farmer protests escalate, it will stoke inflation, apply brakes on economic growth and hamper Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial aspirations in 2019.
Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on farmers protest: A few thousands are doing “unusual” things to attract media attention
Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday said some farmers have been staging protests just for the sake of media attention.
Year in review: Police firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur brought out farmers' anger over agrarian distress
Pavitra Singh of Punjab's Mansa is a representative of farmers across the country who were infuriated as agriculture prices collapsed for the second consecutive year, but their sufferings remained unnoticed until the June police firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district that killed five farmers.
Maharashtra pesticide deaths: Radha Mohan Singh to meet state agriculture minister Pandurang Phundkar today
Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh will hold a meeting with his Maharashtra counterpart Pandurang Phundkar on Saturday.
Government needs to ensure price support for farmers in case of glut, outside of MSP
Narendra Modi urges cooperatives to explore beekeeping, seaweed farming to help farmers double income
Narendra Modi on Thursday asked cooperatives to venture into new business areas like beekeeping and seaweed farming to help farmers double their income