PM Modi Releases Rs 16,000 Crores To Farmers Under PM Kisan Yojana
PM Narendra Modi, on February 27, released money for eight crore farmers under the PM Kisan Yojana. The PM Modi led Central Government sanctioned Rs 16,000 crores, under the yojana, providing benefits to farmers, across India. The money will be deposited to bank accounts under the scheme, eligible farmer families are provided ₹ 6,000/ year in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 each.direct benefit transfer (DBT).
Tags: PM Modi, PM Kisan Yojana, Indian Farmers, BJP, Welfare Schemes
Courtesy: Zee News India
Karnataka Farmers Decided To Die, Seeks PDO's Permission
A Karnataka farmer Manjunath Kambar wrote to the Panchayat Development Officer (PDO) seeking suicide permission, which has been acknowledged and approved. Farmers committing suicide due to debt is not new, but asking for permission is bizzare. In Karnataka's Mangaluru village of Koppala district Kambar built a pond for his farm issues and demanded funds under the MGNREGA scheme. However, the PDO Veeresh G asked Rs 15,000 bribe.
Tags: Indian Farmers, Suicide, Karnataka, Village, PDO
Courtesy: The World News
TRS Holds Protest Against 'Paddy Procurement' Issue In Telangana
Paddy procurement issue of Telangana, intensified, following which the TRS, on December 20, carried out protests across Telangana and Delhi. The Party cadres farmers in solidarity, burnt effigies of PM Modi and demanded long pending 'Paddy procurement' benefiting farmers. Telangana Chief Minister KCR and state ministers like T Harish Rao and others staged a protest, whereas, the BJP is yet to response to the protest and demands of the TRS… read-more
Tags: TRS, BJP, Central Government, Paddy Procurement Issue, Indian Farmers
Courtesy: The Siasat Daily
Farmers Suspend 'Agitation', To Vacate Site By Dec 11
The farmers, protesting against the Central Government, announced to suspend agitation, on December 9. Farmers' Union leader Gurnam Singh Charuni addressed the media and said, "we will hold a review meeting on January 15. If government does not fulfill its promises, we could resume our agitation." The farmers announced to vacate the protest site on December 11, after it received written confirmation to discuss the Minimum Support Price (MSP)… read-more
Tags: Farmers Protest, MSP, Indian government, Delhi, Indian Farmers
Telangana Announces Rs 3 lakh For Relatives Of Farmers Killed In Protest
Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh for the families of the martyred farmers on behalf of the Telangana government, on November 20. According to reports, the CM further demanded PM Modi to provide each family with Rs 25 lakhs in compensation. Moreover, he also requested the center to withdraw the cases filed against the farmers during the farmers’ protest at the Singhu border.
Tags: Telangana CM Relief Fund, telangana government, Indian Farmers, India, Farm Laws
Courtesy: Zee news
Punjab Announces Rs 2 Lakh Compensation To People Arrested On R-day Rally
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi announced Rs 2 lakh as compensation to 83 people arrested by the Delhi police for protesting and carrying out a tractor rally on the Republic Day of India. Reportedly, farmers protesting over farm laws broke barricades on January 6 and clashed with the Delhi police in the national capital. Moreover, the protesters also entered the iconic Red Fort and unfurled their flags, said reports.
Tags: Punjab CM, Punjab Government, Delhi Riots, Indian Farmers, New Farm laws
Farmers Demand Rs 7K Per Acre To Stop Stubble Burning: Punjab
Famers in Punjab demanded 7,000 rupees compensation per acre to stop stubble burning. Reportedly, farmers are burning their stubble in their fields due to the non-availability of better options. Moreover, farmers alleged saying ''propaganda is being run against'' them. "We are burning stubble because we are helpless. To stop this practice government should provide compensation," said a farmer named Darshan to ANI.
Tags: Indian Farmers, Stubble Burning, Air Pollution, India, delhi pollution
Farmers Have Right To Protest But Can’t Block Roads Indefinitely: SC
The Supreme Court on October 21 said farmers protesting at Delhi borders against the three farm laws have the right to agitate but they cannot block the roads indefinitely. The decision comes after a resident from Noida complained of delays in daily commuting. However, the top court has asked the farmer union to respond in this case within three weeks and posted the matter for December.
Tags: Farmers Protest, Delhi, Indian Farmers, Supreme Court of India, Farmer Unions
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Nirmala Sitharaman During US Visit Condemns Farmers Death In Lakhimpur
While answering a question at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on October 13 said the Lakhimpur violence, where the farmers were killed, is ''absolutely condemnable''. Reportedly, she was asked why Prime Minister doesn't give his reaction on the incident. However, she stated that similar problems occur in other parts of India so questions should also be raised there without any political agenda.
Tags: Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Farmers, Farmers Protest, farmers killing
Akhilesh Yadav Visits Family Of Victim In Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP
Akhilesh Yadav, former CM of Uttar Pradesh paid a visit to the family of a farmer (Daljit Singh) who was killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Yadav demanded the resignation of Minister of State for Home Affairs, Ajay Mishra Teni. "Untill the resignation is done, justice will not be given to these victims' families," he stated. He further stated that since Supreme Court has taken cognizance, justice will be delivered.
Tags: Akhilesh Yadav, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, farmer protest, Indian Farmers