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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."
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.
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.
For the past two days, police stand guard to farmlands in Thiruvaali village as farmers employ machines to harvest paddy
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
Maharashtra farmers' panel chief Kishore Tiwari demanded a special long-term package of Rs 40,000 crore from the NITI Aayog.
The IAS officer, Rajagopal Devara, found himself in a cleft stick after penning a commentary on the statewide farmers'.
Punjab assembly speaker constituted a committee to review farmers' suicides and prepare a report. Sukhbir Singh Sarkia will be the head.
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.
These farmers are included in the proposed loan waiver for 36,10,216 farmers with outstanding loans below Rs 150,000.
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.
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.
More than two dozen cases of farmers' suicides have been reported from Madhya Pradesh.
Five farmers committed suicide in different parts of Madhya Pradesh reportedly due to debt and other problem.
The farmer's family has pointed to debt as the reason for suicide.