Banned pesticide freely available in Tiruppur, officials blame e-com sites

Farmers allege that several banned pesticides,  including monocrotophos, are sold by private players in the district.

published on : 17th April 2023

Day after taking pesticide, ryot dies in Telangana 

Locals said he had been trying to resolve the issue for the last 10 years but was frustrated with the inaction of authorities.

published on : 15th April 2023

Ryot tries to kill self in front of tahsildar office in Telangana

A few years back, Mallesham returned from Dubai and started cultivating vegetables and crops on his land.

published on : 14th April 2023

Multiple panels formed, yet Centre flip-flops on banning toxic pesticides

Later the Industry body filed a petition in the Rajasthan High Court and got a stay on the ban order.

published on : 26th March 2023

Government has prohibited over 17 pesticides in past five years: Union Agriculture Minister

The manufacture, import, storage, sale, distribution, use, etc of pesticides are regulated by the Insecticides Act, 1968, and the Insecticides Rules, 1971 made there under.

published on : 15th March 2023

Two die after consuming liquor laced with pesticide in MP; police suspect suicide

According to family members of the two deceased, identified as Rajaram Bheel (40) and his relative Bhuralal (38), both of them consumed the pesticide-mixed liquor following which they died.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Queen of spices is the king of pesticide usage, say scientists

The issue became public after recent row over cardamom use in ‘aravana’ supplied by TDB.

published on : 17th January 2023

Reprimanded by parents, student ends her life

The deceased was reportedly irregular to college for more than a month owing to bad health.

published on : 5th January 2023

No pesticide or pests in this village, Kuruchiya tribe practises traditional farming

The village has been blessed in abundance by nature because of which they don't have pests and don't even need fertilizers.

published on : 18th December 2017