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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.
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.
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.
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.
From industrialists to ordinary housewives, the farmers’ peaceful protest in Maharashtra received widespread support and was a huge success.
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.
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.
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.
'Krishi Unnati Mela” is aimed at creating awareness about the latest technological developments in the agriculture and allied sectors among farmers.
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.
Farmers are largely unaware of the Supreme Court order that gives them an upper hand in terms of consumer rights.
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.
Why did farmers commit suicide, denting the image of every charismatic Prime Minister of the country and every dynamic Chief Minister of the state?
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.
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.