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Reservoirs in many parts of the state are almost full thanks to good rains in those areas. But the news is not so good for Hyderabad Karnataka Region .
The Bengaluru North University — which is carved out of Bangalore University by trifurcating it — has decided to give free education to the children of farmers who committed suicide.
The petitioners claimed that the process of land acquisition could not be started before revising the prices of their land as mandated under the Land Acquisition Act, 2013.
Chief Minister Raghubar Das also said work is underway to improve the power system and by December, there will be electricity in every household of Jharkhand.
He said the budget for the agriculture sector has been doubled to Rs 2.12 lakh crore during first four years of his government compared to the previous five years of the UPA regime.
Farmers from Gannavaram, who had given land for expansion of the airport under Land Pooling Scheme (LPS), met AP Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) commissioner Cherukuri Sreedhar.
The much-talked about farm loan waiver of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government may finally see the light of day in July, albeit with riders.
The farmers also pressed for scrapping of the mandatory provision of five acre landholding and development charges in the yet-to-be-notified policy.
The interaction with farmers will be the sixth such interaction, that began on the eve of Modi government completing four years in office.
No sign of passbooks and cheques under Rythu Bandhu scheme have left over 50,000 farmers disappointed in erstwhile Khammam district.
Minister for Medical Education and Major Irrigation D K Shivakumar on Monday said his government will not be held to ransom by threats of suicide from farmers.
All India Kisan Sabha national president, Ashok Dhawale, blamed the BJP-led NDA government for the agrarian crisis in the country and for continuing neo-liberal policies introduced by the Congress.
Shrewd traders, who are aware that these farmers are suddenly flush with cash, are making house calls to market a variety of products -- ranging from electronic gadgets to daily consumer goods.
In a largely unpublicised move, the Union government has said port restriction will not be applicable to the import on natural rubber (NR) for all varieties, a move which will depress the domestic NR.
Struggling to find resources to fulfil his poll promise of farm loan waiver, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has urged the Union government to provide 50% financial support for the initiative.