December 02, 2019 6:53 am
The latest NCRB report does not enlist reasons for farmer suicides.
November 13, 2019 6:12 pm
While stressing on the need to exploit solar energy in the high altitude deserts of Ladakh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said: “I have requested Chairman of NABARD to visit Jammu and Kashmir so that NABARD can support the farmers there."
November 09, 2019 4:07 am
The data shows that Maharashtra accounted for almost 40 per cent of all farmer suicides in the country in 2016. Karnataka (1,212) was second on the list but still recorded 50 per cent less farmers’ suicides than Maharashtra.
November 05, 2019 3:26 am
Maharashtra is in the middle of an agrarian crisis with 54.22 lakh hectares of the total 138.82 lakh hectares under kharif sowing damaged in the unexpected post-monsoon rain that the state received in the last week of October.
November 04, 2019 2:15 am
According to police, Manjula Parmar, a resident of Modarsumba village under Modasa region, was a widow and allegedly took the extreme step at her house on Sunday morning.
November 02, 2019 6:49 am
Marathwada’s eight districts, which bore the brunt of acute water scarcity through the first seven months of 2019, are now worst affected by the latest floods, with lakhs of acres of standing crop, including soyabean, cotton and bajra, washed out.
October 15, 2019 7:33 am
Procurement of wheat and rice in the central pool has been increasing over the years, leading to accumulation of surplus stock of wheat and rice with FCI. As a result, stocks of food grain in the central pool continue to remain much in excess of stocking norms.
September 15, 2019 1:49 am
Despite so many initiatives and schemes aimed at financial inclusion, only 40.90 per cent of SMF could be covered by the scheduled commercial banks (SCBs), the report submitted by the RBI panel has said.
August 01, 2019 8:44 pm
The farmer approached the bank on Thursday but the authorities told him that the documents can be returned only if the entire loan amount was repaid, police said.
July 24, 2019 4:18 am
In Marathwada’s eight districts, 1,685 villages and 390 hamlets are being supplied water through tankers as of July 22. As many as 2,272 tankers are in use.
April 17, 2019 10:36 am
Marathwada dams including Majalgaon, Manjara, Sina Kolegaon and Siddheshwar hve dried up and even the bore wells that cost upward of Rs 20,000, dug to depths of 400-500 feet, run dry too.