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...

BKS stages massive demo at Jantat-Mantar
BKS stages massive demo at Jantat-Mantar

Hundreds of farmers drawn from all over the country including the national and state level functionaries of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) staged a day-long demonstration at Jantar-Mantar in New Delhi. ..

BKS convention comes out with 26-point charter of demands
BKS convention comes out with 26-point charter of demands

The convention of BKS, which came out with a list of 26-points demand, was preceded by an impressive rally through the main thoroughfares of Tirupati in which farmers from different districts took part...

BKS protest demonstration in Chennai
BKS protest demonstration in Chennai

1194 farmers/volunteers participated from all the districts..

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...

विद्युत विभाग ने किसानों की समस्या शिघ्र निस्तारण करने का लिखित आदेश जारी किये
विद्युत विभाग ने किसानों की समस्या शिघ्र निस्तारण करने का लिखित आदेश जारी किये

विद्युत विभाग ने किसानों की समस्या शिघ्र निस्तारण करने का लिखित आदेश जारी किये..

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh to oppose Becharaji SIR in Gujarat
Bharatiya Kisan Sangh to oppose Becharaji SIR in Gujarat

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh passed a resolution against the Gujarat government's move to develop the proposed Mandal-Becharaji Special Investment Region, which also houses Maruti Suzuki India's car plant, as an auto and knowledge hub...

Kisan sangh seeks increase in ex gratia

Hundreds of farmers from various parts of the district commenced the rally at the Clock Tower centre and proceeded towards the Revenue Divisional Officer’s office. ..

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 ..