maharashtra farmers

Maharashtra farmers’ worst crisis: 610 suicides in 90 days

Mumbai: Maharashtra is facing one of its worst agrarian crisis as per a government report last week, which shows that 610 farmers have co...Read More

Rs 1,507 crore paid to farmers in drought-affected areas of Maharashtra

Rs 1,507 crore paid to farmers in drought-affected areas of Maharashtra

Mumbai: Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said Wednesday that an aid of Rs 1,507 crorehas been creditedinto bank accounts o...Read More

Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis announces bonus of Rs 500 for paddy farmers

Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis announces bonus of Rs 500 for paddy farmers

Nagpur: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced that paddy farmers in the state will get a bonus of Rs 500 per quintal...Read More

3 Maharashtra farmers commit suicide

Osmanabad: Three farmers have allegedly committed suicide since Wednesday due to crop failure and drought in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad dist...Read More

Maharashtra government committed to double farmers’ income by 2022: CM  Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra government committed to double farmers’ income by 2022: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai: Often under attack from the Opposition over agrarian issues, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday reached out t...Read More

Mumbai: Farmers’ march for land rights, drought relief reaches Azad Maidan

Mumbai: Farmers’ march for land rights, drought relief reaches Azad Maidan

Mumbai: Thousands of farmers demanding compensation for drought and transfer of forest rights to tribals on Thursday reached Azad Maidan ...Read More

Shiv Sena and MNS at loggerheads over farmers

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Shiv Sena are at loggerheads, again. This time, it is over ‘street’ politics as Sena acc...Read More

Maharashtra: Revised farm loan waiver norms to cost Rs 500 crore more

Maharashtra: Revised farm loan waiver norms to cost Rs 500 crore more

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government’s revised farm loan waiver norms, which will increase the number of beneficiaries, will cost the state...Read More

If farmer commits suicide, bankers to be charged with ‘culpable homicide’

If farmer commits suicide, bankers to be charged with ‘culpable homicide’

Pune: Taking serious note of massive deficits in crop loan targets, a Maharashtra farm panel on Tuesday warned banks that if any farmer c...Read More

Maharashtra sugar mills owe Rs 593 crores to farmers: Official

Mumbai: Sugar mills in Maharashtra, which has seen a glut in production, owe Rs 593 crore to farmers, an official said today. The state g...Read More

Farm loan waivers, not real income growth, driving rural revival: Report

Farm loan waivers, not real income growth, driving rural revival: Report

Mumbai: The green-shoots of demand growth seen in some rural pockets is driven by farm loan waivers and not likely due to real increases ...Read More

Maharashtra farmers to protest over ‘unresolved’ demands from June 1

Maharashtra farmers to protest over ‘unresolved’ demands from June 1

Mumbai: Exactly a year after their historic agitation across Maharashtra, farmers in the state will once again hold protests from June 1 ...Read More

Automatic weather system comes as a boon for Maharashtra farmers  

Mumbai: Farmers, who are often at the receiving end of unpredictable weather, will now get detailed information about the climatic condit...Read More

Maharashtra farmers to launch ‘jail bharo’ protest on May 14

Maharashtra farmers to launch ‘jail bharo’ protest on May 14

Mumbai: Farmers in Maharashtra will court arrests on May 14 to protest the state government’s “failure” to keep various welfare assurance...Read More

Maharashtra government yet to pay Rs 480 crore to tur daal farmers

Maharashtra government yet to pay Rs 480 crore to tur daal farmers

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has yet to pay Rs 480 crore to tur daal (red gram) farmers following the procurement, an official said...Read More

Maharashtra Farmers protest: Agrarian crisis haunts state all over again

The maximum city was again brought to its knees, this time not by any protesting community but by distressed Maharashtra farmers. Though ...Read More

Mumbai: At least 26,339 Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in last 17 years, says Chandrakant Patil

Mumbai: At least 26,339 Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in last 17 years, says Chandrakant Patil

Nagpur: As many as 26,339 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra from 2001 to October 2017, of which 12,805 took the extreme step due t...Read More

Maharashtra: 2 sugar cane farmers protesting hurt in pellet gun firing

Maharashtra: 2 sugar cane farmers protesting hurt in pellet gun firing

Mumbai: An agitation by sugar cane farmers, who were demanding an increase in the remunerative price, took a violent turn in Shevgaon in ...Read More

Mumbai: Maharashtra government exempts farmers from paying fine on electricity bills

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government on Wednesday exempted farmers from paying fines on pending power bills.

Mumbai: At least 10 lakh bank accounts of farmers are fake, says Chandrakant Patil

Mumbai: At least 10 lakh bank accounts of farmers are fake, says Chandrakant Patil

Mumbai: Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil today said at least 10 lakh bank accounts of farmers are fake and will not get any...Read More