FARMER COMPENSATION

  • Farmers Against Land Acquisition: Video Volunteer Report 6 days ago

    From Ramgarh in Jharkhand to Godda in Odisha, farmers speak out against delay in compensation and the forceful acquisition of their land in the name of industrialization and development. Video volunteer community correspondents get us these reports. ...
  • Delhi government approves Rs 36 crore compensation funds for farmers April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday approved a Rs 36-crore compensation fund for the farmers hit by unseasonal rains and hailstorm in the national capital. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. According a senior official, the assessment of affected crops have been estimated...
  • Judge to issue warrants of attachment of Jan Shatabdi train if Railways fail to compensate farmers April 16, 2015

    Shimla: Railway authorities are in a fix following orders passed by Additional District and Sessions Judge, Una, Mukesh Bansal, to issue warrants of attachment of Una-Delhi-Una Jan Shatabdi train from April 16 if Railways failed to pay compensation to two farmers of Dilwan village for acquiring their land. The orders were...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal announces compensation of Rs 20,000 for every acre of damaged crops to farmers April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 20,000 for every acre of damaged crops to farmers of the national capital affected by unseasonal rains. Kejriwal claimed that this was the largest compensation offered by any state government. While addressing a rally in West...
  • Haryana farmers angry over 40 paise compensation despite petitions March 3, 2014

    While the Jat population in Haryana rejoiced over the Cabinet nod to reservation in government jobs, farmers in the state cried apathy at the hands of Bhupinder Singh Hooda government. The Congress government in state is facing flak as many of the farmers have got meagre compensation for crop damage...
  • Digvijaya questions government on farmer compensation April 13, 2013

    Rajgarh: Claims by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that hailfrost affected farmers were compensated are just the opposite from what facts conveyed, Digvijaya Singh alleged in Rajgarh on Friday. "If the government has a strong will, then no power on earth can prevent it from compensating farmers," he...
  • Maruti asked to pay Rs 235 cr as compensation July 24, 2012

    Gurgaon: Maruti Suzuki's woes at Manesar are piling up with the Haryana government asking the company to pay Rs 235 crore to HSIIDC as enhanced compensation to farmers for land acquisition under a Supreme Court order. Haryana State Industries and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC), in a notice issued on June 25,...