November 24, 2019 3:33 am
This package builds on the Rs 700 crore relief which was announced by the state government on November 13.
March 06, 2019 7:08 am
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.
June 17, 2015 2:27 am
The NDA government is planning to introduce a crop insurance scheme on similar lines.
May 23, 2015 12:09 am
Poorly designed policies are largely to blame for farm distress.
May 21, 2015 2:54 am
Around 62 farmers had also met the DM recently over the non-payment of their dues, but returned “empty handed”.
April 24, 2015 8:35 am
Evidence of farm distress mounts. Government needs to broaden its policy focus.
April 07, 2015 3:23 am
Officials couldn’t confirm cause of death as body was cremated
March 19, 2015 1:13 pm
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.
October 30, 2011 3:14 am
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.
July 15, 2010 4:20 pm
The relatively dry spell has not yet hurt agriculture,but is a matter of concern as July is the most important month.