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Farmers owe Maharashtra Rs 17,000 crore in power bills for agriculture pumps: CM Fadnavis

Though the government had initiated the process to recover the pending dues, it has stopped the drive temporarily taking into consideration various hardships being faced by the farmers, he added.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Maharashtra government to ensure procurement of all farm produce: Co-operation Minister 

He added that instructions have been issued to the authorities concerned to take action against traders who procure the farm produce at a price less than the MSP.

published on : 22nd March 2018

632 farmers committed suicide in Telangana in 2016

Although the number of farmer suicides decreased in 2016 when compared to previous two years, the state still recorded third highest number of farmer suicides after Maharashtra and Karnataka.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Cotton plantings to fall by 12 percent as pesticide dents farmers' income

Cotton planting in India, the world's top producer of the fibre, could fall 12 percent in the 2018/19 crop year as infestation by the pink bollworm has slashed farmers' incomes.

published on : 20th March 2018

Gandhian lesson from Maharashtra's Kisan Long March

From industrialists to ordinary housewives, the farmers’ peaceful protest in Maharashtra received widespread support and was a huge success.

published on : 18th March 2018

Kisan Long March brought ‘India vs Bharat’ debate back

Front page images of the blistered, bleeding feet of women who had faced the blazing heat with broken footwear left an indelible mark on those who had no idea what rural poverty was like.

published on : 17th March 2018

Maharashtra farmers 'reclaim' land acquired by Nirav Modi's firm

A group of over 200 farmers, who arrived in bullock carts at the tract of land at Khandala in Karjat tehsil, ploughed a part of it using a tractor as a symbolic reclaiming of possession.

published on : 17th March 2018

Centre working with states to ensure farmers get declared Minimum Support Price: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister said all input costs would be included while fixing MSPs of various crops and this decision would help double farm income by 2022.

published on : 17th March 2018

PM Narendra Modi to address 'Krishi Unnati Mela'

'Krishi Unnati Mela” is aimed at creating awareness about the latest technological developments in the agriculture and allied sectors among farmers.

published on : 17th March 2018

Farmers’ agitation in Kerala's Keezhattur get backing from Congress

Around 50 farmers are protesting against the state government’s move to build a highway through 250 acres of paddy fields in Keezhattur near Taliparamba.

published on : 17th March 2018

Farmers unable to make full use of consumer forum, say experts

 Farmers are largely unaware of the Supreme Court order that gives them an upper hand in terms of consumer rights.

published on : 16th March 2018

Tamil Nadu budget: Delta farmers unhappy over no loan waiver 

The farmers of the Cauvery delta districts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam were disappointed after the State Budget was presented on Thursday with no schemes in place for loan waivers.

published on : 16th March 2018

Why are India's farmers committing suicide?

Why did farmers commit suicide, denting the image of every charismatic Prime Minister of the country and every dynamic Chief Minister of the state?

published on : 15th March 2018

Telangana's Sangareddy district Collector gets cracking to end farmer suicides

Dr Vasam Venkateshwarlu is completely aware of the problems that plague farmers in the district and directed the officials not to take the problems related to farmers as an easy task.

published on : 15th March 2018

Thousands of farmers protest in Delhi, demand loan waiver

Close to 3,000 farmers associated with the Bharatiya Kisan Union and the AICCFM gathered at Parliament Street to protest against the "anti-farmer" policies of the government.

published on : 13th March 2018
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