NEW DELHI: Congress' student wing NSUI on Wednesday announced to pay a year's fee of Delhi University students whose security personnel or farmer parents died on duty or committed suicide due to farm loan.
Amitabh Bachchan is a true blue good Samaritan as he recently paid off loans of over 2000 farmers from the state of Bihar. He even took to his blog after this benevolent act as he announced it. He said, “A promise made done... the farmers from Bihar that had outstanding loans, picked 2100 of them and paid off their amount with a OTS (One Time Settlement) with the Bank called some of them over to Janak and personally gave it to them at the hands of Shweta and Abhishek.” He even wrote, “There is the gift of those that suffer from the inability to pay back the loans. They be now from the state of Bihar". He uses the platform of Twitter and his blog to reach out to his fans. He even indulges in a lot of communication through social media and his blog. Amitabh also wrote about helping out Pul
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday assured farmers of eight hours of power supply every day for the ensuing paddy season, beginning June 13, while promising 24-hour supply of power to all other categories of consumers.
With an aim to further strengthen the dairy farming sector, cattle rearers in the state would be provided subsidy to buy up to 20 cattles from existing ten for which funds amounting to Rs. 20 Crores have already been released.
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 17 (ANI): Farmers are the real 'Chowkidars' (watchmen), who protect their crops from the attack of animals on their own, said Congress general secretary east Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday.
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana conducted a two week training course. 41 farmers from Punjab and Uttar Pradesh participated in it. Poultry farming is the most lucrative entrepreneurship in diversification of agriculture.
Punjab unit chief of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Member of Parliament, Bhagwant Mann has accused Captain Amarinder Singh of making a code violation by offering a paltry subsidy ‘lollipop’ worth Rs 4.60, a smart ploy to lure voters.
Fatehabad (Haryana) [India], May 8 (ANI): Attacking Priyanka Gandhi's husband Robert Vadra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he will put him in jail if he is voted back to power..
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced that the state government will compensate the farmers if the Modi government does not concede their demand for withdrawal of value cut on MSP in procurement of wheat in the wake of the damage to crops resulting from unseasonal rains.
New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): A representative group of Telangana turmeric farmers met the Deputy Election Commissioner, Chandra Bhushan Kumar, in New Delhi on Monday to register a complaint about the difficulties they faced in filing nominations in Varanasi.