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Youngsters turning into job creators: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi parsing the youngsters for their contribution towards the farmers said, "Youngsters are talking about the idea of a Smart Anna Bhandar- which will help farmers."

published on : 6th June 2018

TN farmers receive ₹3, ₹4, ₹5 and ₹10 as crop insurance disbursal

Farmers are eligible to receive up to Rs.26,000 per acre of paddy based on the yield loss, up to Rs.12,000 for pulses, and up to Rs 20,000 for millets as compensation under crop insurance.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Will Sue PM if Cauvery Water Management Board not formed: Farmers

The firebrand farmer rights activists Ayyakannu was in Kovilpatti as part of State-wide rally that started on March 1 from Kanniyakumari. The farmers also campaigned against the anti-farmer policies.

published on : 8th March 2018

The standoff between farmers and farmworkers in Sirkazhi persists

For the past two days, police stand guard to farmlands in Thiruvaali village as farmers employ machines to harvest paddy

published on : 7th March 2018

Maharashtra farmer lodges complaint against MET department for giving 'wrong forecasts'

The MET department had, in their long term forecasts in April and May, said that the rainfall this year would be above average but that was not the case leading to grave loss for many farmers

published on : 15th July 2017

Maharashtra farmers' panel demands special package from NITI Aayog

Maharashtra farmers' panel chief Kishore Tiwari demanded a special long-term package of Rs 40,000 crore from the NITI Aayog.

published on : 8th July 2017

Maharashtra IAS officer writes on farmers, government seeks explanation

The IAS officer, Rajagopal Devara, found himself in a cleft stick after penning a commentary on the statewide farmers'.

published on : 8th July 2017

Punjab Speaker sets up committee on farmers' suicides

Punjab assembly speaker constituted a committee to review farmers' suicides and prepare a report. Sukhbir Singh Sarkia will be the head.

published on : 7th July 2017

Maharashtra to follow Andhra Pradesh' digital model to implement farm loan waiver scheme

State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said Maharashtra will adopt a digital platform like the one adopted by Andhra Pradesh for implementation of the recently-announced farm loan waiver.

published on : 7th July 2017

SC stays Madras HC order on farmer loans

The Supreme Court stayed the operation of  Madras High Court order directing the government to waive off loans of all farmers taken from co-operative banks irrespective of land holdings.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Jharkhand; four deaths in less than a month

Rajdip Nayak, 35, a resident of Bijang village in Ormanjhi block died in hospital on Sunday after he consumed pesticide after authorities ceased his tractor on Thursday for non-payment of debt.

published on : 3rd July 2017

MP: Another farmer takes his life over debt woes

More than two dozen cases of farmers' suicides have been reported from Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Five farmers commit suicide in MP

Five farmers committed suicide in different parts of Madhya Pradesh reportedly due to debt and other problem.

published on : 27th June 2017

Five farmers commit suicide in MP

The farmer's family has pointed to debt as the reason for suicide.

published on : 27th June 2017

  Four farmers commit suicide in 24 hours: MP farmers crisis worsens 

Four more farmers have allegedly committed suicide since Wednesday night in Madhya Pradesh. 

published on : 23rd June 2017
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