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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Land Acquisition Invalid if Compensation not Paid to Owner: SC

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

Food law doesn't ensure security to farmers: BKS
Food law doesn't ensure security to farmers: BKS

Farmers' body Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) opposed food security as well as the land acquisition laws stating that they neglect the interest of farmers...

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 ..

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. ..

“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 ..

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 ..

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...

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, ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Cane farmers stage dharna
Cane farmers stage dharna

Farmers from dif¬ferent districts staged a protest demonstration in front of the Shakkar Bhavan here on Mon¬day demanding a hike of at least Rs 500 per ton in the state advisory price (SAP) for sugarcane. They also de¬manded the government to scrap ..