Agriculture Minister

  • Agriculture Minister warns of a drought-like situation in the country 01-07-2014 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: In what could spell more trouble for the newly-elected Narendra Modi government, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday warned of a drought-like situation in some parts of the country. Singh said that the deficient monsoon could lead up to one of India's worst droughts in recent years....
  • Monsoon rains to improve after July 7: Agricultural Minister 26-06-2014 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: The monsoon is expected to improve after July 7 but the government is fully prepared to tackle the situation in case of poor rainfall, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting to review the monsoon situation and implementation of the...
  • Seed scam: State vigilance bureau questions former Agriculture Minister 16-10-2013 12:56 PM

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Agriculture Minister and BJP leader Satyanand Bhokta was questioned on Tuesday by the state vigilance bureau in connection with the purchase of seeds between 2003 and 2005. "He (Bhokta) came around 11 am and was questioned regarding irregularities in the purchase of seeds, a senior official with...
  • J&K Agriculture Minister offers himself for probe 25-09-2013 05:40 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir on Wednesday said he would offer himself for an open, time-bound probe. The statement comes in the wake of remarks by former army chief Gen VK Singh that money was paid to ministers. Gen Singh told a news channel on Monday that...
  • LoC killing: Bihar minister regrets remarks giving clean chit to Pak 11-08-2013 08:22 PM

    Patna: Apparently rebuked by the JD(U) leadership, Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh on Sunday said he "regretted" his remarks giving clean chit to Pakistan for the killing of five Indian soldiers on LoC. However, at the same time, he accused the media of twisting his comments out of context. "I...
  • Strong will power helped me beat cancer: Pawar 21-10-2012 10:56 AM

    Pune: A steely resolve to fight cancer ultimately saw NCP supremo Sharad Pawar emerging triumphant in his battle against the deadly disease, which had also caused turbulence in his political career. "I got cured of cancer because of a strong will to fight the disease. If I had given up...
  • Pawar not to seek re-election as MCA chief 05-07-2011 10:58 PM

    Mumbai: ICC chief Sharad Pawar has decided not to seek re-election as the president of Mumbai Cricket Association for a sixth term, Bringing curtains down on his decade-old reign as head of MCA. At a meeting with his group of supporters held at the MCA's Recreation Centre at Bandra-Kurla Complex,...
  • Blast outside minister's home near Peshawar 08-05-2011 01:10 PM

    Islamabad: A bomb went off outside the home of a provincial minister in a suburb of Peshawar in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, injuring at least four persons, including policemen, officials said. The blast occurred outside the residence of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Agriculture Minister Arbab Ayub Jan, who belongs to the ruling Awami...
  • 'Grain exports to benefit from high prices' 23-02-2011 09:54 PM

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, citing high global prices, called for wheat, rice and sugar exports to resume on Wednesday to take advantage of high global prices for the commodities. Pawar's call for exports came as at least 100,000 trade unionists marched through the Indian capital on Wednesday in...
  • Minister 'pushes' woman| Impact 16-06-2007 12:43 AM

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