Agrarian crisis

Delegation of farmers protesting at Delhi allowed to meet officials at Krishi Bhavan

The farmers march had started from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on September 11 and was expected to converge at the Kisan Ghat in Delhi on Saturday.

published on : 21st September 2019

Debt-ridden Punjab farmer kills self, fifth in family to take extreme step

Lavpreet Singh (22) killed himself on Monday by consuming some poisonous substance as he was under stress over the unpaid loan, they said.

published on : 12th September 2019

69-year-old farmer dies in queue to purchase urea in Telangana

Thousands of farmers were seen standing in long queues at PACS but officials were unable to meet the demand.

published on : 5th September 2019

Odisha launches project to aid farmers through technology

The project was rolled out on a pilot basis in the tribal-dominated Nabarangpur district and it would be implemented at an investment of Rs 5.21 crore for fiscal 2019-20.

published on : 28th August 2019

India to restore 50 lakh hectare of degraded land by 2030: Javadekar

India is hosting the Conference of Parties 14 of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification from September 2-13.

published on : 27th August 2019

'Property destroyed, dreams washed away': Karnataka flood victims narrate tales of despair

With tears in their eyes, the rescued victims said that the flood has left them penniless devouring everything they had.

published on : 11th August 2019

Rangareddy ryots write to President on pending bills amid increased agrarian crisis

They urged the President to intervene in the matters of pending private member’s Bills, the Farmers’ Freedom from Indebtedness Bill, 2018, and the Farmers’ Right to Guaranteed MSP.

published on : 4th August 2019

65-year-old farmer kills self in Chhattisgarh

The body of Goti Ram Yadav was found hanging from a tree at a field in Sothi village on Sunday morning

published on : 21st July 2019

Farmer ends life over crop loss in Odisha's Balangir

Family sources said Dandasena was mentally stressed following crop loss on his four-acre land due to deficit rainfall.

published on : 20th July 2019

Dry spell scare for paddy farmers in Odisha

Now if the dry spell continues for more than a week, it is apprehended that standing paddy plants may wilt due to moisture stress condition.

published on : 19th July 2019

Debt-ridden farmer kills self in UP's Banda

Ram Kishan hanged himself from a tree near the tubewell in his field, SDM Sandip Kumar said.

published on : 17th July 2019

Farmers worried over scanty rainfall in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur

Paddy saplings planted on thousands of hectares of land in the district have not yet germinated owing to scanty rainfall.

published on : 16th July 2019

Erratic rainfall hits farming in Odisha's Sambalpur

The district has received 193.67 mm rainfall between July 1 and July 15 this year while normal rainfall within this period is 429.5 mm. 

published on : 16th July 2019

Economic Survey indicates agrarian crisis brewing in Andhra Pradesh

Even though agriculture sub-sector registered negative growth, agriculture broad sector, which includes allied sectors, managed 10.78 per cent growth, with better performance of fisheries, livestock.

published on : 13th July 2019

Seed technology brings hope for farmers in Odisha's Kalahandi

The seed requirement can be brought down to 40 to 50 kg per hectare using tractor or power tiller drawn seed drill machine.

published on : 26th June 2019
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