Updated : 1 week ago IST
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 9 (ANI): Cotton farmers in the district held a protest on Tuesday at the national highway in Kothagudem crying foul against non-payment of their dues; they subsequently threatened to commit suicide if their demands were not met.
Updated : 1 week, 2 days ago IST
Pune [Maharashtra], July 7 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday pledged to constitute a Group of Ministers (GoM) in the next three days to address the problems being faced by sugarcane farmers.
Balrampur (Chhattisgarh) [India], July 7 (ANI): In a bid to promote organic manure and save the cost of agriculture produce, women groups under National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) here are being trained to make organic fertilizers and selling them at Natural Pest Management shops.
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], July 06 (ANI): Despite the ongoing monsoon, there is a 23 per cent rain deficit in Chhattisgarh, one of the most densely forested states in the country, worrying environmentalists and farmers alike.
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 5 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said the Union Budget was against the aspirations of the farmers and youth of the country. There were no efforts made in the budget on the issue of farmers' loans, jobs and price control.
New Delhi (India), July 5 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday described the Budget-2019 as "truly a budget of hope and empowerment" and said it reflects Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for new India.
New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden budget on Friday and while doing so, the leader made her speech interesting by using multiple proverbs and couplets in Hindi, Urdu and Tamil languages.
Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan) [India], July 5 (ANI): Family of the farmer, who allegedly died after committing suicide in Raghunathpura of Sri Ganganagar here on Thursday claimed that he was forced to take the extreme step because he was unable to repay a bank loan.
Updated : 1 week, 5 days ago IST
Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan) [India], July 4 (ANI): A farmer committed suicide by consuming pesticides in his farmland in Raghunathpura village, Sri Ganganagar. He allegedly took this step as he was undergoing a major financial strain, said his family members.
New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): Devising policies to benefit farmers by improving water usage, should become a national priority, stated the Economic Survey 2018-19 tabled by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Updated : 1 week, 6 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved increase in minimum support prices (MSPs) for all kharif crops for 2019-20 season, a move that will lead to increased investment and production through assured remunerative prices to the farmers.
Mandya (Karnataka)[India], July 3 (ANI): As the farmers' protest over water scarcity entered its eleventh day, protesters on Wednesday blocked the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway here.