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Vidarbha farmers


Widows of Vidarbha farmers join stir at Delhi borders

January 24, 2021 2:43 pm

"Today, I stand here to express solidarity with Punjab farmers. I don't want my sisters in Punjab to go through the tragedy we witnessed in Maharashtra," said Bharati Pawar from Vidarbha.

Tenant farmers become landowners in Vidarbha

April 20, 2018 2:37 am

The issue had been hanging fire since 1968, when Vidarbha was amalgamated with Maharashtra from its earlier CP and Berar Province. A large number of farmers had been tilling revenue department land — Class II category — as tenants.

How Mallya & Modi could teach debt-ridden Vidarbha farmers to stay cool

March 06, 2018 1:26 pm

Two loan defaults lead to two different outcomes, year upon year, a nightmare version of déjà vu. The former exits the country; the latter exits the mortal world.

Vidarbha farmers death: ‘Blaming death on pesticides campaign by NGOs’

November 12, 2017 5:09 am

In a submission to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up by the Maharashtra government to probe the deaths, CCFI alleged that blaming the deaths on pesticides was a campaign by “foreign-funded” NGOs.

Dry State: A better pulse rate

December 03, 2015 1:25 am

Vidarbha’s farmers have escaped the worst of drought this year and hope to gain from high arhar prices.

Will take up Vidarbha farmers' issues with PM, says Uddhav

June 29, 2014 5:50 am

Uddhav Thackeray Saturday said he would take up their issues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

CM,other ministers skip session,draw dy Speaker ire

April 09, 2014 5:03 pm

Ministers,including CM Prithviraj Chavan,were absent in the legislative Assembly Thursday when the opposition demanded a discussion on a special package to Vidarbha farmers

Gadkari asks farmers to avail subsidies; not think of suicide

July 11, 2012 11:18 am

Gadkari says Israel is using best available technology and methodology to improve farm production.

Vidarbha farmers should change mindset: Gadkari

July 11, 2012 3:28 am

Not long ago was Nitin Gadkari heard cursing the government — state and the Central — for woes of Vidarbha farmers and for blaming them for their woes.

The Vidarbha turnaround

April 13, 2012 12:12 am

From cotton and soyabean in rainfed conditions,farmers in Wardha district have taken a bold shift towards shade-net and poly-house farming,and are reaping benefits


Rahul reaches out to Vidarbha farmers, says Centre doing little to help them

April 30, 2015 5:04 pm

Rahul Gandhi set out on a 'padyatra' to visit the Vidarbha farmers who were affected by the unseasonal rainfall.