Raj govt says 'no & never' for allowing GM mustard
Raj govt says 'no & never' for allowing GM mustard

Opposing vehemently genetically modified (GM) food crops, the Rajasthan government today said "no and never" for commercial cultivation of yet to be approved GM mustard crop saying agriculture is the state subject and it has every right to decide what crop to grow.

Ban GM Sarson and scan GEAC
Ban GM Sarson and scan GEAC

Bhartiya kisan sangh is organising nation wide protest against the GM Mustard. The Press release is published for same on 20th Oct 2016 by Bharatiya Kisan snagh at New Delhi..

HC asks Mahyco firm to pay Rs 47 L compensation to 97 RR district farmers

HYDERABAD: While finding fault with the state agriculture department for failing to protect cotton farmers from the clutches of unscrupulous seed companies, the Hyderabad High court directed the Mahyco seeds company to pay Rs 47 lakh as compensation to 97

Lalgudi (Sthan) Special Program
Lalgudi (Sthan) Special Program

Bharathiya Kisan Sangam, Lalgudi (Sthan) Town Committee conduct the Special Program on 03.07.2016 Near Lalgudi Sivan Kovil...

Cotton farmers up in arms against seed companies
Cotton farmers up in arms against seed companies

Hyderabad: Farmers, representatives and farmers associations are up in arms against the cotton seed production companies for taking them for a ride. Expressing their opinions at an interactive session on cotton prices regulation and related issues held here on Saturday, they demanded that the Center take steps to regulate the prices of cotton seeds and opposed payment of royalty to cotton seed production companies like Monsanto.

Cow-based natural farming conference on August 23

VIJAYAWADA: Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) and Cow-based Natural Agriculturalists’ Association are organising a State-level conference at Swaraj Maidan here on August 23 on promotion of cow-based natural farming. Union Agriculture Minister..

TDP’s water policies irk ryots

After land pooling, water rights is turning out to be a major issue in Andhra Pradesh with farmers from Kadapa to Kakinada ..

Gujarat announces Rs 1100 crore relief package for farmers
Gujarat announces Rs 1100 crore relief package for farmers

At a time when the farming community has been seeking higher minimum support price (MSP) for cotton and groundnut, apart from other assistance, the Gujarat government on Monday announced a Rs 1100 crore farm relief package for farmers in the state.The pac

Farmers demand hike in minimum support prices

RAJKOT:  Farmers from across Saurashtra gathered at the Race Course Ring Road on Monday and held a mega rally under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) demanding higher minimum support price (MSP) for cotton and groundnut produce. BKS has deci

Gujarat government to not join field trials of Genetically Modified crops
Gujarat government to not join field trials of Genetically Modified crops

Joining ranks with nearly ten other big states, Gujarat government has now decided not to allow field trials of any Genetically Modified (GM) food crops within its boundaries. The decision is a significant one as it comes from the home state of prime minister Narendra Modi which he was leading till few months ago.

Punjab pays record Rs.15,473 crore to farmers for wheat
Punjab pays record Rs.15,473 crore to farmers for wheat

Chandigarh, May 27:With a bumper wheat crop in the state this year, the Punjab government has made a payment of Rs.15,473.15 crore to farmers for wheat procured by government agencies, an official said Tuesday. A Punjab government official said that over

Land Acquisition Invalid if Compensation not Paid to Owner: SC

Land Acquisition Invalid if Compensation not Paid to Owner: SC..

BKS holds plantation drive in Chhatarpur village
BKS holds plantation drive in Chhatarpur village

Guests addressing the plantation drive and awareness programme organised by Bharatiya Kisan Sangh LAUNCHING a drive to plant above one lakh saplings, Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), Mahakoshal district, carried out plantation in Chhatarpur village of Pa

Cropping Patterns: Non-Bt desi cotton makes comeback in North-West India
Cropping Patterns: Non-Bt desi cotton makes comeback in North-West India

Farmers in Punjab, Haryana and northern Rajasthan have more than trebled their area planted to non-Bt desi cotton ..

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh clarifies

Imphal, March 05 2016 : Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, Manipur today said that the statement of MLA Oinam Assembly Constituency I Ibohalbi in the just concluded State Assembly Session that the State Horticul- ture Department had collected Rs 50,000 from farmers f

Ramdev to farmers: Time you get your rights from govt

Exhorting all farmers to stand united, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday said “the killing of one Muslim in India causes mayhem across the world”. “Similarly, if one farmer ..

Won’t impose GM mustard on people: Prakash Javadekar
Won’t impose GM mustard on people: Prakash Javadekar

Govt to decide on commercialization of genetically modified mustard only after due deliberations, says environment minister amid fears that transgenic food could compromise food safety..

Organic Farming Meet Puts Forth 9 Demands

VIJAYAWADA:The importance of protecting indigenous cow and promoting cow-based organic farming was emphasised in the one-day ‘cow-based organic farmers’ state convention, held at PWD Grounds here Sunday..

Don’t dilute consent clause: Bharatiya Kisan Sangh

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), the farm outfit of the Sangh Parivar, has said that the death of Gajendra Singh should not be linked to the land acquisition ordinance, although it should lead to significant amendments in the law planned. BKS

“Yes global agri market not in govt control,but input costs are”
“Yes global agri market not in govt control,but input costs are”

There’s no doubt that Bharatiya Kisan Sangh is the largest farmers organization in Gujarat. Its rally today on the roads of Ahmedabad today was not matching to its scale and presence in Gujarat. May be the rally was organized..

Govt says no to field trials of GM crops

Even as the country’s biotech regulatory authority — Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) — has given its approval for experimental field trials of 12 Genetically ..

Farmers in Saurashtra protest “low” prices of cotton

Farmers in Amreli took out a rally under the aegis of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) and submitted a memorandum to district collector demanding better prices for their produce like cotton, groundnut and sorghum on Thursday. There were reports of similar rall

Chhattisgarh: Farmers warn government to protest against paddy MSP decision
Chhattisgarh: Farmers warn government to protest against paddy MSP decision

RAIPUR: Farmers' union Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) here todayBharatiya Kisan Sangh criticised the ruling BJP government in Chhattisgarh for restricting paddy procurement at Minimum Support Price ( MSP) to 10 quintal per acre. "We have passed a resoluti

Gujarat 11th State to Say ‘No’ to GM Trials
Gujarat 11th State to Say ‘No’ to GM Trials

NEW DELHI: Joining a list of 10 states that have rejected open trials of the controversial Genetically Modified (GM) crops in India, the Gujarat Government on Thursday denied giving a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to trials for edible crops...

Kisan Sangh demands summit for rural industry
Kisan Sangh demands summit for rural industry

BHOPAL: The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), a farmers' wing affiliated to Sangh Parivar, has demanded that 'Gramodyog Sammelan' be organised on lines of Global Investor Summit (GIS), which could encourage rural and cottage industry. BKS said it will also h

Awareness on organic farming held

IMPHAL, July 13: One day awareness cum training programme on organic farming was held today at Yangoiningthou community hall, Bishnupur organized by Bharatiya Kishan Sangh, Manipur Prant, Bishnupur Zilla under the sponsorship of Directorate of Extension E

Dawn-to-dusk bandh disrupts life in Odisha’s Boudh
Dawn-to-dusk bandh disrupts life in Odisha’s Boudh

A 12-hour bandh called by Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) over drought compensation issue today paralysed life in Odisha’s Boudh...

GM crop not allowed in Raj, farmers for organic farming: Raje

Amidst the debate over allowing use of Genetically Modified mustard, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said GM crops..

Bhartiya Kisan Sangh supports NCDEX’s decision of suspending futures trading in castor seeds

The Bhartiya Kisan Sangh welcomes the decision of the NCDEX to suspend the futures trading of Castor Seed. In fact the Sangh has been persistently making the demand for delisting of castor seed since 2012 and has represented to the Central Government, NCD

Rejuvenating dry lands using Seed Ball Technique
Rejuvenating dry lands using Seed Ball Technique

Transforming and Rejuvenating dry lands, barren lands and manmade deserts of Bharat into forests usingSeed Ball Technique..

Issues of state farmers discussed

The myriad problems being faced by the farmers of Manipur were discussed during a meeting of 25 village representatives from five districts of the ..

Kisan Sangh to hold march in Ahmedabad on Cotton price issue

Ahmedabad, 11 December 2014:  Bharatiya Kisan Sangh(BKS) will hold a rally in Ahmedabad on 15 December over cotton price issue. BKS wants increase in minimum support price(MSP) of cotton due to rise in input costs. BKS has recently organized ralli

Protect our interests: castor growers to Forward Markets Commission
Protect our interests: castor growers to Forward Markets Commission

Mumbai, December 8:  Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, the all-India farmers’ body, has made a representation to the commodity market regulator Forward Markets Commission to impose stiff margin on the sell side of castorseed future contracts to rein in

Admin serves notice to cane mills

Muzaffarnagar: The district administration has issued notices to five sugar mills for non-payment of the dues to the sugarcane farmers. Earlier, district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma, had asked the mills to repay the debts by October 4. The mills are yet to repay Rs 438 crores to the cane farmers.

EU bans Indian Alphonso mangoes, vegetables
EU bans Indian Alphonso mangoes, vegetables

New Delhi, April 29: India will mount a strong protest and seek scientific evidence from the European Union (EU) after the 28-nation grouping banned imports of Alphonso mangoes and four types of vegetables from India, a government official said on Monday.