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PM Narendra Modi Releases Rs 20,900 Crore To Farmers Under PM-KISAN Scheme

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme, a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year is provided to the eligible farmer families, payable in three equal installments of Rs 2,000.

'SKM Not Contesting Any Election; Not Joining Politics': Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait

Dec 26, 2021 PTI

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait made his comment in context of farmers’ organisations creating a political front to contest upcoming Punjab elections scheduled in February.


When Punjab Farmers Named A Rice Variety 'Dev Gowda'!

Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk Development Board and reached the very top as India's 11th prime minister, in 1996.

Union Minister Of Chemicals And Fertilizer Assures 'There Is No Shortage Of Fertilizer Across Country'

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Mandaviya expressed gratitude towards the states for collaborative efforts during the past few months to tide over the enhanced demand from farmers for DAP.


Celebs Who Had Come Out In Support Of The Farmer’s Protest

The Farmer’s Protest has finally seen a happy day as the government has decided to repeal the laws. Here are some celebrities who had supported this farmer’s movement from the start.

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10 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Second FIR States Protestors Attacked BJP Men; No Mention Of Farmer's Killing

Outlook Web Desk

The FIR lodged on the basis of a complaint by Sumit Jaiswal, who claimed to have been among the BJP workers going to welcome Uttar Pradesh's Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya for a wrestling event.


01 October, 2021

You Have Strangulated Entire City, Now You Want To Come Inside?: SC To Farmers

Outlook Web Desk

To get permission for 'satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar, the protesting farmers had approached the Supreme Court. The court instead asked for some 'balanced approach'.


27 September, 2021

Mayawati Attacks Yogi, Says Sugarcane Price Hike Done For ‘Selfish Motives’

Outlook Web Desk

BSP supremo Mayawati said UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s sugarcane price hike and cabinet expansion is all about upcoming state elections.


27 September, 2021

'Bharat Bandh': Delhi Metro Station Near Tikri Border Closed Down

Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited said the metro station in Haryana has been closed due to the security reasons.


26 September, 2021

Punjab CM Hands Over Appointment Letters To Kin Of 2 Deceased Farmers In Ongoing Farmer Protests

Outlook Web Desk

The two farmers from Punjab died during the ongoing farmer protests against farm laws brought in by the Centre.


11 September, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Fulfills Another Dream After Tokyo Olympics Gold - Here's How!

Outlook Web Bureau

For the first time in their lives, Neeraj Chopra's parents boarded a flight with their Olympic champion son


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18 August, 2021

1000 Farmer Leaders To Hold Day-Long Convention At Singhu Border To Mark 9 Months Of Agitation

Lola Nayar

Though there have been reports that the farmer groups have not been cooperating to break the stalemate, farmer leaders deny that any offers to resume talks have been extended to them.


09 August, 2021

PM Modi Transfers About Rs 19,500 Crore To Over 9.75 Crore Farmers Under PM-KISAN

Outlook Web Bureau

An annual financial benefit of Rs 6,000 is provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly installments of Rs 2,000 each, under the PM-KISAN scheme.


07 August, 2021

PM To Release Next Instalment Of PM KISAN On August 9

Outlook Web Bureau

This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs. 19,500 crores to more than 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


16 July, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Arrives In Lucknow For Poll Preparations

Outlook Web Bureau

During the visit she is expected to hold meeting with party functionaries and leaders to prepare for next year’s assembly polls


15 July, 2021

100 Farmers Charged With Sedition For Attacking BJP Leader's Car In Haryana

Outlook Web Desk

Sirsa Police in Haryana has booked nearly 100 farmers and farm leaders in Haryana following an attack on Haryana Deputy Speaker and BJP leader Ranbir Gangwa.


14 July, 2021

'Mission Punjab': Who Is Farmer Leader Gurnam Singh Charuni?

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Charuni's "Mission Punjab" pitch has drawn flak with the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) seeking to keep its stir apolitical.


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12 July, 2021

Are Protesting Farmers Planning To Join The Poll Wagon?

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Punjab and Uttar Pradesh which are going to polls in 2022 have significant representation among protesting farmers sitting at Delhi’s borders since November 26 last year.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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