FARMERS

Priyanka slams govt over farm bills, says farmers not getting MSP in UP

 Taking to Twitter, she also posted a video of a farmer alleging corruption in crop procurement at the Mohammadi Khiri mandi.

published on : 21st October 2020

Telangana cotton farmers fall prey to private traders, sell produce for a loss

Despite the farmers getting a bumper produce leading to a fall in prices, a quintal fetches them hardly Rs 3,000 to Rs 4,600 as against Rs 5,000 to Rs 6,000 last year.  

published on : 21st October 2020

Farmers seek input subsidy for crop loss

As per the relief code of both the State and Central Governments, farmers should get input subsidy in the same season in which they incur loss.

published on : 21st October 2020

State seeks to relax paddy procurement norms to help farmers

Food minister R Kamaraj denies complaints regarding procurement and claims that all issues have been solved; says some are simply trying to defame the govt.

published on : 21st October 2020

Assess damage and give farmers input subsidy, Jagan tells officials

Boats have been requisitioned to rescue the affected families, and mineral water is being given to them.

published on : 20th October 2020

Pay compensation equal to investment for crop loss: Nara Lokesh

TDP national general secretary Nara Lokesh demanded that compensation to farmers for the crop loss incurred by them due to heavy rains, be equal to the amount invested on the crop.

published on : 20th October 2020

Covid-hit farmers suffer loss as grains stored in underground stockyards decay due to rains in Gadag

They Stored Grains Underground For Difficult Times, But Rains Took Toll Of Them

published on : 19th October 2020

Heavy rains leave soyabean farmers in the lurch

October is the time when the crop gets ready for harvest, but excessive rains have damaged the crop this year.

published on : 19th October 2020

Guidelines issued for regularisation of sada bainamas

Stamp duty, registration fee exempted for lands up to maximum extent of five acres

published on : 19th October 2020

BJP in Delhi holds ‘Khat panchayat’ to promote new farm laws

The BJP leader also trained guns at the ruling AAP in Delhi, claiming that the party has failed to fulfil the promises made to the farmers after coming to power.

published on : 19th October 2020

Amid farmers protests in state, Punjab bars ‘cheaper’ paddy from UP, Bihar 

The step has been taken as local traders and rice millers are purchasing paddy from UP and Bihar at Rs 900-Rs 1,100 per quintal, which is much below the minimum support price of Rs 1,888.

published on : 19th October 2020

Congress to highlight Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's role in farmers' movement

The party has decided to observe October 31 as 'Kisan Adhikar Diwas' with state units asked to observe satyagraha and fasting against 'anti-farmer and anti-labour laws'.

published on : 18th October 2020

Shortage of quality pesticides hits crops in Odisha

Farmers hit by pest attack are not getting due response from district officials of the Agriculture department.

published on : 18th October 2020

Seven-month market silence hits Anantapur silk farmers hard

Reason for the trend is the cascading effect of the closure of markets for a long duration. Due to the lockdown, the textile and handloom market was hit.

published on : 18th October 2020

PM Kisan scheme scam: Rs 1.3 crore recovered from 2,685 ineligible farmers in Vellore

The Vellore collector warned that criminal action would be initiated against farmers who failed to return the financial assistance illegally availed under the scheme

published on : 17th October 2020
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