Government ready to talk with farmers on three laws after unions' response on its offer: Tomar

Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and Western UP, is protesting at Delhi borders for around three months, seeking repeal of three new laws and a legal guarantee of the MSP.

published on : 24th February 2021

Union Agri Minister awards five states for effective implementation of PM- KISAN scheme

PM-KISAN is a central scheme that gives a benefit of Rs 6,000 to farmer families with cultivable landholding through direct benefit transfer mode in three installments of Rs 2,000 each.

published on : 24th February 2021

Tomar's remarks on farmers' protests: Samkyukta Kisan Morcha, Tikait lash out at Centre

In a statement, the Morcha alleged that the current protests are a consequence of 'deep unhappiness' and anger that was allowed to build up in farmers' minds by the government.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Crowd gathering doesn't lead to revocation of laws: Tomar's jibe at protesting farmers

The union agriculture minister also urged the agitating farm unions to tell the government which provisions in these new laws they find anti- farmers.

published on : 21st February 2021

Narendra Singh Tomar in poll-bound Assam; says centre is still willing to talk to farmers on agri laws

Tomar also informed the media that the budget for the next fiscal has proposed a number of schemes for the welfare of the farming community of the country.

published on : 18th February 2021

20,568 km PMGSY roads built in Odisha in last three years: Narendra Singh Tomar

“As many as 17,023 habitations have been sanctioned for all-weather connectivity under PMGSY for Odisha. Of which, 16,626 habitations have already been connected.

published on : 14th February 2021

Odisha to get regional pulses research centre at Khurda

“Keeping this in mind, 150 pulses seed hubs have been established. The overall agriculture sector should move forward, this is the need of the country.

published on : 12th February 2021

Narendra Singh Tomar slams Congress for lying, misleading people on new farm laws

Several rounds of discussion have been held between the government and the protesting farmer unions. The government has said that it is willing to put the farm laws on hold for about 18 months.

published on : 10th February 2021

RSS leader targets Union Minister Tomar over farmers' stir against agri laws

Sharma, a former BJP Rajya Sabha member from Madhya Pradesh, in his Facebook post written two days back, also suggested to the minister that he should work towards strengthening nationalism.

published on : 6th February 2021

‘Andhra Pradesh didn’t seek funds for women ryots for 2 years’

“As there were no proposals made from the state, the funds were not released to Andhra Pradesh,” Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar said. 

published on : 6th February 2021

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar takes 'khoon ki kheti' jibe at Congress

Many opposition parties have appealed to the Centre to withdraw the three laws and not make it a prestige issue and have also termed the laws as 'kala kanoon'. 

published on : 6th February 2021

Centre held consultations with states, farmers before bringing farm laws: Agriculture Minister Tomar

"Due procedure had been followed while formulating the Ordinances/ Bills," Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

published on : 5th February 2021

Holding no informal talks with farmers, barricading is local admin issue: Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar

Since the January 22 talks, there has been no meeting between the farmer leaders and the Centre to discuss the farm laws.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Government says 'no' to question on compensation to families of farmers who died during protest

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the government during discussion with these farmers' unions appealed many times that children and elders including women should be requested to go home.

published on : 3rd February 2021

BJP appoints in-charges for poll-bound Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry

Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, G Kishan Reddy and Pralhad Joshi will be the party's assembly election in-charges for Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala respectively.

published on : 2nd February 2021
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