Agriculture

'Farmer suicides increased after UPA's Rs 70,000 crore loan waiver

'Farmer suicides increased after UPA's Rs 70,000 crore loan waiver

Rupala, union minister of state for agriculture, also said an audit conducted after the announcement of the mega loan waiver scheme had f...Read More

'Poor response' to PMFBY prompts Goa government to form special panel

'Poor response' to PMFBY prompts Goa government to form special panel

Talking to PTI, a senior official of the state agriculture department Thursday said out of the total 35,000 registered farmers in Goa.

Scribe P Sainath discusses agriculture distress with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

Scribe P Sainath discusses agriculture distress with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

A statement released by the Sena said Thackeray and Sainath also discussed issues like crop insurance, rehabilitation of drought-affected...Read More

Sluggish monsoon may spell trouble for farm sector this year

Sluggish monsoon may spell trouble for farm sector this year

Southwest monsoon this year has become a thing of concern for policymakers as it has not just been delayed by a week, but it is also like...Read More

Man-made pollutants behind weak Asian summer monsoon

Man-made pollutants behind weak Asian summer monsoon

Washington: Rainfall from the Asian summer monsoon, which influences water availability, ecosystems and agriculture in India, has been de...Read More

India not a tariff king, right to protect sectors: Experts

India not a tariff king, right to protect sectors: Experts

New Delhi: India is not a ‘tariff king’ and it has all the right to take appropriate measures to protect the interest of specific sectors...Read More

Mumbai: Debt-ridden Marathwada tiller ends life

Mumbai: Debt-ridden Marathwada tiller ends life

Agencies: Mumbai: Inability to repay bank loan and poor output from agriculture fields allegedly drove a 35-year-old farmer to commit sui...Read More

No new tax in Punjab budget, focus on agriculture, health, education

No new tax in Punjab budget, focus on agriculture, health, education

Chandigarh: Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today presented the state budget for 2019-20 with a total outlay of Rs 1,58,493 ...Read More

Budget 2019: New drivers in agriculture get impetus

Budget 2019: New drivers in agriculture get impetus

Though this was an interim Budget, the government has done a fine job and tabled a very holistic and fiscally prudent plan for the country.

Budget 2019: What lies ahead for Rural Economy and the Agricultural Sector

Budget 2019: What lies ahead for Rural Economy and the Agricultural Sector

Mumbai: As was widely expected, government did touch upon the nerve for revival of Rural income and Agricultural sector. The slowdown in ...Read More

Budget 2019: What the Government should do beyond Budget announcement to safeguard the Agri-economy

Budget 2019: What the Government should do beyond Budget announcement to safeguard the Agri-economy

Mumbai: The government is expected to announce measures to help the MSME sector and Agricultural economy. These announcements may not be ...Read More

Budget 2019: What to expect for Agricultural sector in the Budget

Budget 2019: What to expect for Agricultural sector in the Budget

Mumbai: The government had announced a moderately balanced budget in the previous year amidst uncertainty over rising crude, lower than e...Read More

Bhopal: Farm loan to be waived in installments

Bhopal: Farm loan to be waived in installments

Bhopal: Facing financial crunch, the government has decided to waive farm loan in installments. Chief Minister Kamal Nath wants some part...Read More

Bhopal: Frost destroys crops in 30 districts

Bhopal: Frost destroys crops in 30 districts

Bhopal: Severe cold and frost has hit 30 districts in state and destroyed 1.72 lakh hectares of crops including chana, masoor, arhar and ...Read More

Farm loan waiver should not be part of poll promises: Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Farm loan waiver should not be part of poll promises: Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

New Delhi: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Friday said farm loan waiver should not form part of poll promises and he has written to El...Read More

Farm distress: Loan waiver no solution

Farm distress: Loan waiver no solution

The farmer protest in the national capital on Friday focused yet again on their multifaceted problems. Their organisations had worked har...Read More

Govt to extend CM’s agricultural solar scheme to Maharashtra government 

Govt to extend CM’s agricultural solar scheme to Maharashtra government 

Mumbai: After the success of a pilot project, the Maharashtra government plans to extend the chief minister’s agricultural solar feeder s...Read More

PM’s Fasal Bima Yojana losing appeal

PM’s Fasal Bima Yojana losing appeal

New Delhi: On the heels of a damaging report by the Agriculture Ministry early this week that farmers” economy was ruined by demonetisati...Read More

Maharashtra declares drought-like situation in 180 talukas

Maharashtra declares drought-like situation in 180 talukas

Mumbai: In the recent history of the state, this would be the first time when state government forced to announce drought-like situation ...Read More

Maharashtra: Solar pumps for one lakh farmers get nod

Maharashtra: Solar pumps for one lakh farmers get nod

Mumbai: The Maharashtra state cabinet chaired by the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday given its nod to distribute one lakh sol...Read More

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