Nov 23, 2019 08:17 PM IST
Union Minister Kailash Choudhary on November 23 urged scientists to come up with innovative technologies to help farmers
- Nov 23, 2019 08:03 PM IST
The aid will cover 56.35 lakh farmers whose crops were affected between the October 15 and November 20 period.
- Nov 21, 2019 09:40 AM IST
Tara Chand was arrested after he was found burning crop residue in his fields in Margub Garh village under Thanabhawan police station, Sub-Divisional Magistrate Sandeep Kumar said.
- Nov 20, 2019 01:59 PM IST
The meeting at the prime minister's chamber in Parliament comes amid uncertainty over the government formation in the Maharashtra where talks are on between the NCP, the Congress and the Shiv Sena for an alliance.
- Nov 20, 2019 11:40 AM IST
A total fine of Rs 13.05 lakh is being realized from the guilty farmers through tahsil, District Magistrate Sarvagya Ram Mishra said.
- Nov 18, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Koshyari had on Saturday granted relief of Rs 8,000 per hectare up to two hectares for agricultural Kharif crops and Rs 18,000 per hectare up to two hectares for horticulture/perennial crops.
- Nov 16, 2019 08:01 PM IST
Measures like a complete loan waiver for farmers were reportedly discussed ahead of finalising the draft Common Minimum Programme (CMP) for the three parties.
- Nov 15, 2019 05:06 PM IST
The former Union Agriculture Minister was addressing a press conference after visiting the farmers affected by unseasonal rains in Vidarbha.
- Nov 15, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Former Chief Minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan told PTI on Friday that a delegation of the two parties has sought the governor's appointment to discuss the problems being faced by farmers in the wake of untimely rains that hit several parts of the state recently.
- Nov 15, 2019 01:10 PM IST
Fadnavis also sought reopening and smooth functioning of the CM Relief Fund through the governor's office to ensure timely help for needy persons as the state was currently under President's rule.
- Nov 14, 2019 04:08 PM IST
It also condemned the detention of Prahar Janshakti Party's newly-elected MLA Bachchu Kadu and several farmers in Mumbai on Thursday while they were taking out a protest march to Raj Bhawan over their various demands, including non- payment of crop insurance and loan waiver.
- Nov 13, 2019 08:17 PM IST
Farmers in Gujarat witnessed damage to their crops due to excess rains that lashed the state even after the monsoon season officially ended.
- Nov 13, 2019 10:32 AM IST
Much like Bhopal, the ‘Delhi Smog’ is a reflection of a system ill designed to protect the environmental health of its citizens
- Nov 07, 2019 11:17 AM IST
There is a socio-politics behind the debates over air pollution and it exposes a prevalent class divide. By vilifying the farmers in Punjab and Haryana, the AAP-led Delhi administration, and to a large extent the mainstream media, has reinforced the idea of environmental classism.
- Nov 07, 2019 08:41 AM IST
After falling nearly 9% in 2018, the Indian currency has shed another 4% this year to touch a 2019 trough of 72.40 per dollar on Sept 3. It has since popped up over 2%, along with other emerging market currencies, on hopes of a possible trade deal between the world's two largest economies.
- Nov 06, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Amid the tussle over formation of new government in Maharashtra, six Shiv Sena ministers attended a meeting over agrarian crisis in the state, called by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here.
- Nov 06, 2019 02:22 PM IST
Sena ministers present at the meeting, held at the Sahyadri State Guest House in south Mumbai, included Eknath Shinde and Ramdas Kadam, an official said.
- Nov 04, 2019 10:02 AM IST
Farmers in the state need to be saved at any cost, it said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana', while terming as inadequate the Rs 10,000 crore aid announced by the state government for crop damage due to unseasonal rains.
- Nov 01, 2019 11:14 AM IST
In an editorial in its mouthpiece "Saamana", the Uddhav Thackeray-led party said farmers who have suffered crop loss should be provided adequate compensationwithout attaching any conditions.
- Oct 28, 2019 01:45 PM IST
While the district, located in the perennially parched Marathwada region, got deficient downpour during this year's rainy season, it received excess post monsoon showers in the last one week, a government official said.
- Oct 17, 2019 09:44 AM IST
The government has not shown any serious intent to undertake major reforms in agriculture sector. Till then, it seems unlikely that the central and state governments will be able to discontinue any of the direct income support schemes.
- Oct 11, 2019 03:50 PM IST
However, the cooperatives need a push to compete in the global market, he said at the inauguration of the first ever three-day India International Cooperatives Trade Fair here.
- Sep 25, 2019 02:23 PM IST
The Ministry has notified states that farmers will now be allowed to directly enrol for the scheme by self-declaring landholdings
- Aug 30, 2019 03:54 PM IST
Punjab’s 1.45 million beneficiaries in particular strangely outnumbered the farmers’ population registered in the 2015-16 census by 28 percent
- Aug 11, 2019 04:34 PM IST
The PM-KMY was launched by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in the national capital on August 9 which entitles eligible farmers for monthly pension of Rs 3,000 per month.