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Vidarbha farmers’ group supports stir against toll collecion


June 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 17 (IANS) Farmers' advocacy organisation Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS) Sunday lent its support to the ongoing protest against toll collection across the state led by ... Read more...

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Farmers’ group abducts two government officials in Greater Noida


February 19th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Greater Noida, Feb 19 (ANI): A farmers' group kidnapped two government officials in Greater Noida in protest against the arrest of two of their leaders.The agitated farmers kidnapped R. K. Singh, Deputy ... Read more...

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Tractors seized, power cut off, say Vidharbha farmers


November 20th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan decided to accord top priority to Vidarbha, which has one of the highest incidence of farmers suicides in the country, authorities ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers’ group objects to ‘Peepli Live’


August 14th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 14 (IANS) A farmer's advocacy group in Vidarbha has objected to the content of the just-released Hindi film "Peepli Live", saying it is a wrong representation of the misery of ... Read more...

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Assam minister files defamation suit against daily, activist


June 28th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Monday filed a criminal defamation suit against The Sentinel newspaper and farmers group leader, Akhil Gogoi for charges of falsely accusing him ... Read more...

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Contaminated Mozzarella Cheese Balls Pulled Off Shelves In Italy


June 21st, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mozzarella cheese balls, which became blue in color after opening the batch, has been pulled off the shelves in Italy. The concerned authorities ... Read more...

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Congress-backed farmers’ group demands seats in local bodies


February 10th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Feb 10 (IANS) Even as Defence Minister A.K. Antony is preparing details of the formation of a new farmers' outfit at the national level, a farmers' organisation here, owing allegiance ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers bring revolution with cooperative society


June 22nd, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Sumit KhannaHoshiarpur (Punjab), June 22 (ANI): Farmers in Hoshiarpur district, who set up Farmers' Produce Promotional Society (FAPRO) in 2001, have proved how an alert farming community can help bring ... Read more...

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Innovative farmers transforming the meaning of being agriculturist in Punjab


December 8th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Dec.8 (ANI): A group of innovative farmers in Punjab is now looking for ways to improve efficiency, productivity and sustainability by adopting diversification. Growing vegetables is now a ... Read more...

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West Bengal ‘proposals’ on table to resolve Nano impasse


September 12th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday made "some proposals" to resolve the Nano land acquisition controversy through its representative on the four-member panel formed for this purpose."The government has ... Read more...

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Panel holds second round of talks on Singur dispute


September 11th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) The four-member team formed to study the contentious land acquisition for Tata Motors' Nano project in West Bengal held its second round of deliberations Thursday, with one of ... Read more...

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Nano ancillary units will not move: West Bengal


September 8th, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday ruled out relocating ancillary units away from Tata Motors' Nano plant in Singur, hours after the company objected to any such move and ... Read more...

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Singur talks to continue Monday amid solution signals (Night Lead)


September 6th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Amid signals that a formula to solve the 28-month dispute over land allotted to Tata Motors' Nano small car project at Singur in West Bengal has already been ... Read more...

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Tata’s claim of waterlogged farmland denied


August 22nd, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The farmers' group that is opposing Tata's Nano car project in Singur near here has said Ratan Tata's claim that the contested land that was given to them ... Read more...

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Congress-backed farmers’ group plans rally in Kerala


March 20th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) A farmers' organisation owing allegiance to the Congress will take out a vehicle rally across Kerala next month to gauge the response to the Rs.600 billion farm loan ... Read more...

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