November 24, 2022 5:36 pm
Raju Shetti, who had earlier in the week led two-day protests in parts of western Maharashtra, said the ruling BJP-Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena government was turning a blind eye to the farmer’s woes.
November 02, 2022 2:09 pm
The MVA government, however, could not pay the incentive amount in the wake of two years of Covid-19 pandemic. The then opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had criticised the state government for not paying the incentive.
May 17, 2022 6:15 pm
The Maharashtra government’s move came after it decided to aid farmers whose sugarcane plants are still in the fields in the backdrop of an increased production this year.
April 22, 2022 7:01 pm
The study revealed that in all the three states together, more than 40 per cent of the “very highly” distressed surveyed farmers did not receive any farm loan waiver (FLW) benefits.
October 02, 2021 7:08 pm
Heavy rain caused by Cyclone Gulab damages harvest-ready crop, more claims expected
August 31, 2021 11:26 pm
Soybean farmers are especially confident of a bumper crop with the state reporting an all-time high of sowing on 45-lakh hectare of land.
July 13, 2021 7:56 am
Given moisture stress, farmers have stopped their sowing activities. All major kharif crops have recorded lower sowing as compared to last year.
June 21, 2021 2:27 am
Agriculture centres across 355 talukas have directed farmers to wait for a while to ensure adequate showers.
June 14, 2021 1:38 am
According to the NABARD status report of 2021-22, "There should be one bank branch for a population of 6,734." However, at present, this ratio is not a reality in many rural areas of Maharashtra.
May 27, 2021 2:37 am
Ahead of the Kharif season, Shetti talks to The Indian Express about the challenges confronting farmers due to the second wave of Covid-19