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Modi government considers farmers as liability: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi charged that every institution in the country is being attacked.

published on : 10th December 2018

Karnataka Assembly: Mega farmers’ rally on Day 1 to raise the heat at winter session

Sounding the bugle, Yeddyurappa said in Belagavi that Kumaraswamy not only humiliated farmers by calling them goondas, but also spoke of BJP and media persons in bad light.

published on : 10th December 2018

Labour shortage hits farm work in Jeypore

Taking advantage of the situation, labourers who are still willing to work are exploiting farmers by enhancing their wage on a par with labourers in Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 10th December 2018

Poor prices push two onion farmers to commit suicide in Maharashtra

The onion rates have dipped so much that some farmers can’t even recover what they spend to take their crop to the market.

published on : 10th December 2018

Onion grower quizzed over his political leanings

A note, which is said to be part of the official report, is in circulation in the social media and the onion trade circles.

published on : 9th December 2018

Stalemate over paddy procurement ends in Odisha's Koraput

 Farmers  of Koraput district heaved a sigh of relief with millers beginning to lift paddy from mandis.

published on : 9th December 2018

Now, Nashik farmer gets 51 paise per kg for his onions, sends money order to Maharashtra CM

The rate he got was 51 paise per kg, and was paid Rs 216 after deducting APMC's charges, he said, showing the sale receipt.

published on : 7th December 2018

250,000 forced to flee Afghanistan, worst drought in years

The United Nations warned in October that at least three million people were in "urgent" need of food due to the dry spell mainly across northern and western Afghanistan.

published on : 7th December 2018

It’s only about your woes, what about us, cane growers ask CM H D Kumaraswamy

Farmers who participated in the meeting presented a slew of demands with implementation of crop loan waiver and clearance of sugarcane dues by sugar factories topping the list.

published on : 7th December 2018

Pest problem for farmers in Odisha's Kendrapara

Farmers have been suggested to keep a close watch on crops and destroy any affected portion.

published on : 6th December 2018

‘Nel’ Jayaraman, Tamil Nadu agriculturalist who fought to save native paddy varieties, passes away

Nel Jayaraman followed the footsteps of his late mentor Nammalvar and worked tirelessly to promote the cause of preserving native paddy seeds. 

published on : 6th December 2018

Kerala: Where will Kanthalloor farmers sell cabbage?

It seems cabbage farmers in Kanthalloor have taken a leaf out of the farmers’ books in Pune and Nasik, who left a bulk of the tomato yield to rot due to a glut in the market.

published on : 6th December 2018

French farmers to protest as Macron battles 'yellow vest' movement 

The farmers were not officially joining the "yellow vests", a grassroots uprising which has shunned alignments with political parties or labour unions.

published on : 5th December 2018

Loan waiver process deferred again, date changed to January

Nationalised banks have provided details of loan accounts which have been uploaded in the software. After banks complete verification of information, farmers will be asked to visit the banks.

published on : 5th December 2018

Australian university to help Indian farmers double their income by 2022

Australia's WSU has forged a partnership with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and 13 state agricultural universities as part of a new initiative designed to combat global food issues.

published on : 4th December 2018
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