December 29, 2019 5:29 am
Several farmers’ leaders and Opposition BJP criticised the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government, saying it has “betrayed” the farmers as a majority of them will not be able to get the benefit of the scheme due to this condition.
December 17, 2019 4:51 pm
In Legislative Assembly, Sanjay Gaikwad of the Shiv Sena and Abhimanyu Pawar of the BJP were engaged in an ugly spat when the former tried to snatch banners raised by the latter, plunging the House in chaos and forcing the first adjournment within minutes of the proceedings for the day.
December 09, 2019 10:03 am
Maharashtra’s farmers need a new deal. A task force must be set up under the NCP chief
November 28, 2019 1:17 am
Maharashtra accounts for 1.3 lakh hectares out of the country’s 1.8 lakh hectares area under pomegranate. However, frequent droughts have turned the story upside down in the current decade.
November 22, 2019 9:53 pm
During a review meeting, divisional commissioner Rajaram Mane informed that 21.58 lakh hectares of land has been affected due to the unseasonal rain in Nashik division which includes Nashik, Jalgaon, Dhule, Nandurbar and Ahmednagar districts.
November 16, 2019 7:32 pm
A relief of Rs 8,000 per hectare up to 2 hectares for agricultural kharif crops and a relief of Rs 18,000 per hectare up to 2 hectares for horticulture/perennial crops was announced today.
November 14, 2019 4:25 pm
Maharashtra’s grape growers are confronting a new problem of unseasonal heavy rain that has caused heavy crop losses.
November 11, 2019 6:54 am
Farming fishes in paddy fields and nearby ponds has sharply improved farmers’ incomes in Vidarbha.
November 03, 2019 3:50 am
On Saturday, Ram visited the affected areas of Jhendewadi, Kalewadi, Sonari, Ambodi, Belsar, Supa, Kanheri, Katewadi, Baramati, Bori and Indapur, where he spoke to affected farmers and also visited fields damaged by the heavy rain. He directed officials from different departments to coordinate among themselves to ensure timely aid to the affected farmers.
November 03, 2019 3:41 am
The farmer, Dharma Jadhav, a resident of Zirwapada in Dahanu taluka, was rushed to a local hospital but he was declared dead on arrival, the police said. No suicide note was found on the deceased.