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Closely monitoring drought situation in country: Centre Apr 30, 7:20 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 30 (ANI): Saying that the country has experienced two successive years of poor rains, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday said immediately after the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) monsoon forecasts in April last, recognising the gravity of the situation, the Centre in collaboration with state governments responded rapidly with a multi-pronged approach to mitigate the effects of the drought.
Amritsar, Apr. 28 (ANI): Debt-ridden farmers reeling under an agrarian crisis triggered by drought-like situation in Punjab - the land of five rivers and the food bowl of India, seem to have found solace in death.
Farmers in Lucknow hit by early onset of summers Apr 21, 10:53 am
Lucknow, Apr.21 (ANI): With drought continuing to hit the normal lives of the people all across the nation, farmers near Uttar Pradesh's capital city are left with nothing but to weep as they just look at the sky, hoping the rains would soon arrive and bring life back into their fields.
OrderZapp ties up with Devgad Mangoes Co-operative Ltd. Apr 19, 11:00 am
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): OrderZapp, a recently launched food-ordering app is all set to offer authentic Devgad mangoes to its users this summer season. The app has partnered with Devgad Mangoes Co-operative Ltd, a 28-year-old co-operative, encompassing 700 farmers from Devgad Taluka, to provide the same.
Maharashtra: BJP hosts mass marriage in Jalna Apr 18, 8:59 am
Jalna (Maharashtra), Apr.18 (ANI): After receiving tremendous response for mass wedding of 577 couples belonging to drought affected suicide farmers and weaker sections conducted by the Shiv Sena under the scheme of 'Shiv sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray Kanyadan Yojana' at Parbhani and Aurangabad , the ruling BJP on Sunday conducted mass marriage of more than 500 couples in Jalna.
PM says 'e-NAM' to greatly benefit farmers Apr 14, 10:54 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the pilot of 'e-NAM' (e-trading platform for the National Agriculture Market) here on Thursday.
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): In a sigh of relief for the states reeling under severe drought, the Centre asked them to utilise 10 percent of the central funds lying with them for mitigating problems like natural calamity.
New Delhi: BJP Kisan morcha to organize farmers meet today Apr 11, 11:47 am
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kisan Morcha will organize a meeting of farmers in New Delhi today to highlight the NDA government's initiatives for them.
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Following the acute shortage of water in Bundelkhand region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed a high-level review of the drought situation where a decision was taken by the Uttar Pradesh Government to disburse the relief amount directly into the bank accounts of farmers within a week.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that it was not responsible for the water crisis looming over Maharashtra while holding the wrong polices and lacklustre attitude of the previous regime responsible for the same.
Govt. assures assistance, says don't politicise water crisis Apr 7, 12:10 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that the Central Government would take due cognisance of the ongoing water crisis in Maharashtra and will sanction funds accordingly, adding that such issues should not be politicised.
MP: Armed personnel guard water in drought-hit Tikamgarh Apr 7, 11:11 am
Tikamgarh (Madhya Pradesh), April. 7 (ANI): As water crisis continues to grip various parts of the country, the administration in Madhya Pradesh's drought-hit Tikamgarh district have been forced to deploy people with guns to guard water in the Jamni River and check the farmers of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh from stealing water.
Reeling from water crunch, Latur residents leave villages Apr 5, 7:54 pm
Latur (Maharashtra) Apr 5 (ANI): Life nowadays in the villages of Latur in Maharashtra revolves around waiting for the proverbial water tanker. The acute water crisis looming over the district has brought residents to their knees, and unable to quench their thirst, they have started migrating.
Latur (Maharashtra) Apr. 5 (ANI): The underprivileged children of Anganwadi are facing a lot of problems in drought-hit Maharashtra's Latur district.
New Delhi, April 2 (ANI): Railways will transport water to the drought-affected Latur District in Maharashtra in the summers and is keeping two goods trains ready for the purpose.
Govt. issues directives over adverse effect of white fly on cotton Mar 28, 11:13 pm
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry on Monday issued extensive directives to the States producing cotton to check the adverse effect of white fly on the crop.
We should work to conserve water: PM Modi Mar 27, 12:18 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday raised the issue of water conservation. With many parts of the country already facing water crisis, the Prime Minister asked everyone to conserve water.
CBI files case against three for black marketing of urea Mar 26, 7:15 pm
Kochi (Kerala), Mar. 26 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered a case against then senior officer In charge of Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO) State Office; then Field Officer Incharge (Trainee), Kerala State Cooperative Marketing Federation (Marketfed) and a Transport Contractor in Thrissur on charges of diverting urea to black market, which is a subsidised fertiliser supplied by the Central Government to farmers.
Drought forces Latur residents to leave their villages Mar 25, 6:32 pm
Latur (Maharashtra), Mar.25 (ANI): The scarcity of water in drought-hit Latur district of Maharashtra has now forced the people to leave their villages.
PM Modi's vision will certainly empower nation: BJP Mar 21, 10:14 am
New Delhi, Mar. 21(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday backed Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu's remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asserted that with his vision, there is going to be empowerment for the poor people, farmers, women and the youth of this country.
PM Modi for modernizing agricultural practices Mar 19, 1:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Asserting that efforts are being made on ushering a second green revolution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for modernizing the agricultural practices.
PM Modi to inaugurate Krishi Unnati Mela today Mar 19, 8:10 am
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will inaugurate the three-day Krishi Unnati Mela in New Delhi in an event which will provide information on new farm schemes and technologies that will help farmers double their incomes within the next few years.
Chandigarh, Mar. 17 (ANI): Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLAs from Haryana staged a protest outside the Punjab Vidhan Sabha here on Thursday demanding the withdrawal of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal Land Bill.
Govt's barren discussions won't help farmers: Congress Mar 15, 1:45 pm
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI) Asserting that a mere discussion on the agrarian crisis is not enough, Congress spokesperson Renuka Chowdhury on Tuesday demanded more effective measures to help farmers, adding that she said the bureaucrat who intimidated farmers in Rajasthan to call of their strike should be suspended from his post.
Raipur, Mar. 14 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said tribes, farmers, labourers and Dalits are being suppressed not just in Chhattisgarh, but in entire country.
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