Telangana farmer

Farmers on outskirts forced to sell their own water, says study

In Kokapet and Adibatla, it was local politicians and authorities who interacted with private water sellers

published on : 9th September 2019

Urea protests grow as farmer dies in Siddipet district

When Yellaiah, 69, collapsed while standing in the queue in Siddipet, the district represented by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao himself, the situation in the town became surcharged.

published on : 6th September 2019

No urea shortage, claims Telangana's Agriculture minister

Admits to delay in shipments, but dismisses reports of shortage; asks if one dies in line for movie tickets, would the theatre be blamed

published on : 6th September 2019

Riled up over ryot’s death, Congress blames TRS

Bhatti Vikramarka said that the farmer’s death was caused by the government’s inability to make urea available for ryots.

published on : 6th September 2019

Banned cancer-causing weed killer Glyphosate now available on Amazon

The agriculture department has recently submitted a report to the government stating that the sale of glyphosate in Telangana has been on the rise for the past two years.

published on : 31st August 2019

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana decide to release Nagarjuna Sagar Project water for farmers

According to official sources in Nalgonda, under the left canal, the total ayacut in combined Nalgonda district was 3 lakh acres, and in the combined Khammam district, it was 6 lakh acres.

published on : 11th August 2019

Two years on, farmers of Dilawarkhanpally village in Telangana seek higher compensation for land

Though authorities had acquired their land in 2017 after promising that their compensation would be paid within three months, the farmers still await the compensation.

published on : 5th August 2019

Startup helps veggie farmers in Telangana get right prices provides a platform for vegetable farmers to decide their prices, and facilitate delivery of the produce for them as well.

published on : 5th August 2019

Telangana woman farmer tries to kill self over official apathy

According to information, Bheemapogu Seetamma, a resident of SC colony in Julurpad mandal, owns one acre and 20 kuntas of inherited land.

published on : 31st July 2019

20 tribals detained in Telangana for clashing with forest officials

More than 30 podu cultivators staged a sit-in dharna, obstructing the forest department’s tractors and demanded that the officials leave the fields immediately.

published on : 7th July 2019

Telangana High Court: Don’t dispossess farmers of lands

The petitioners’ counsel told the court that the authorities were trying to forcibly dispossess the petitioners from their lands without compensation.

published on : 15th June 2019

Telangana government turning a blind eye to podu farmers’ plight?

As the Kharif season nears, podu cultivators in Telangana continue to be harassed by forest officials trying to restrict them from even ploughing their lands.

published on : 11th June 2019

Now, farmers to get Rs 6,900 cr under Rythu Bandhu scheme

From this crop season, the State government is giving Rs 5,000 per acre per farmer, to meet investment costs like the purchase of fertilisers.

published on : 4th June 2019

Telangana turmeric farmers meet Bharatiya Kisan Union president

Earlier, nearly 50 farmers from Nizamabad had travelled to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is seeking re-election there.

published on : 5th May 2019

Telangana farmers taking on Modi struggle to find proposers

Speaking to Express from Varanasi, the farmers alleged that certain individuals -- allegedly sleuths of the Central intelligence agencies -- have been following them.

published on : 28th April 2019
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