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Farmers reap twin bounty: Bumper rabi harvest, good prices

March 10, 2021 8:29 am

That’s good news for the economy when agriculture is the only sector expected to grow by 3 per cent amid an overall 6.5 per cent contraction in 2020-21 -- and for the NDA government facing unrelenting protests over its farm reform laws.

As harvesting season approaches, villagers tend to farmers’ crops as they protest at borders

March 05, 2021 10:15 am

"Women will be coming in large numbers to the dharna site on March 8 and later their number will be limited as they have to handle operations like milking, taking care of the labour doing harvesting, making/storing wheat straw etc", vice-president of BKU Dakaunda said.

From UP to Maharashtra, farmers say problem not in the field but in market

April 13, 2020 6:49 am

Farmers generally keep the crop harvested in March-April in these on-field raised platform structures (to prevent moisture ingress that cause the bulbs to sprout) and sell in tranches till September-October.

Paddy straw burning: Punjab government bans harvesting with existing machines

July 20, 2017 10:29 am

Manufacturers and machine owners told to upgrade equipment at a minimum cost of Rs 1.5 lakh

‘Harvest kept us busy, so our friends voted in our place’

May 16, 2014 1:10 am

Mewat district comprises over four lakh Muslim votes and is considered to be Hussain’s stronghold.

Lift export ban on sugar,non-basmati rice & cotton: Shetkari Sangathana

October 01, 2011 2:30 am

Shetkari Sangathana,under the leadership of Sharad Joshi and its state president Ravi Devang,carried out an Ishara Morcha (warning rally) in the city on Friday and demanded that the Union government lift the export ban on sugar,cotton and non-basmati rice.

Sunflower season over,agri minister announces ‘subsidy’

July 21, 2011 12:12 am

Sunflower harvesting has just concluded in Punjab but state agriculture minister Sucha Singh Langah seems to be blisfully unaware.