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Insurance company rejects over 14,000 claims from farmers seeking compensation over kharif crop loss

Beed has the highest number of rejections at 11,508, followed by Osmanabad at 2,596 and Solapur at 295. Other districts such as Raigad recorded 224 rejections, Jalgaon 161, Nashik 95, Satara 36 and Sangli 12.

Centre set to follow ‘Madhya Pradesh model’ to help farmers

The NDA government is planning to introduce a crop insurance scheme on similar lines.


The Deepening Furrows

Poorly designed policies are largely to blame for farm distress.

Bihar: ‘Paddy link’ to 3 farmer suicides

Around 62 farmers had also met the DM recently over the non-payment of their dues, but returned “empty handed”.

If you want to help the farmer

Evidence of farm distress mounts. Government needs to broaden its policy focus.

Farmer is said to commit suicide in Greater Noida after crop damage

Officials couldn’t confirm cause of death as body was cremated


Crop damage: Parties seek financial assistance, loan waiver for distressed farmers

Azad said standing crops in J&K, HP, UP, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bihar, Gujarat and Maharashtra have been destroyed in the unseasonal rains and hailstorm.

Traders export tomatoes to Pak,domestic market supply shrinks

Catering to the huge demand owing to the crop loss due to floods,and lured by the high profits,Indian traders are exporting tomatoes by the truckloads to the Pakistan.

Monsoon 24 pct below normal in past week

The relatively dry spell has not yet hurt agriculture,but is a matter of concern as July is the most important month.