Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Modi, Shivraj fool farmers in Fasal Bima Yojana, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Congress MP and state election campaign committee head Jyotiraditya Scindia alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan are fooling the farmers in the name of Fasal Bima Yojana. Addressing a public meeting under ‘Parivartan Yatra’ at Depalpur on Tuesday, Scindia said: “The government has been deducting Rs 3000 as premium for the scheme from farmers’ account but it is paying Rs 3 as compensation to them.”

  • Farmer suicides issue can’t be dealt with overnight: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The issue of rising farmers’ suicide cannot be dealt with “overnight”, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while agreeing with the government’s request for a year to show effective results of its pro-farmer schemes such as Fasal Bima Yojana.“We are of the view that the issue of farmers’ suicide cannot be dealt with overnight. It is justified on behalf of the Attorney General to seek time for effective results,” a bench of Chief

  • Akhilesh government anti-farmer, Modi says in Varanasi

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday charged the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh of being anti-farmer and having failed to implement the central government’s schemes meant for the farming community.

  • Five times growth not difficult to achieve: IRDAI’s chief

    Mumbai : Flexibility is important for spreading of insurance, along with right product and changing technology in order to achieve the five times growth in the insurance sector, said Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) Chairman T S Vijayan. He added that it is not difficult to achieve five times growth in this decade.

  • Government will promote community radio: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : The government will facilitate the growth of community radio in the country to effectively convey its messages to the poor and rural areas, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. “The government will facilitate the medium through (suitable) policies, which will spur the growth of community radio stations in the future,” Jaitley said at a seminar here.