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Jun 09, 2017
Yogi Adityanath orders loan waiver of 86 lakh farmers in bid to prevent Mandsaur-like strikeUttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath ordered that adequate funds be provided to banks for the loan waiver of 86 lakh farmers soon after the passage of the budget.
Jun 06, 2017
Maharashtra's agriculture conundrum: How sugarcane politics roiled other nutrition crops in the stateEven though all food grain production declined by 13%, electricity consumption by the agricultural sector increased by by 188,140%
Nov 22, 2016
Demonetisation drive leading to near-collapse of rural economy in MaharashtraOn 14 November, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a notification saying District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCB) will not be allowed to provide any exchange facility against Rs 500 and Rs 1,000.
Nov 19, 2016
Demonetisation: Gujarat farmers warn of stopping milk supply; demand note-exchange at co-op banksFarmers took out a protest rally in Surat on Saturday against the Reserve Bank's decision not to allow exchange or deposit of defunct notes at the district central co-operative banks and warned of stopping supply to Amul Milk co-operative if the restriction is not lifted in a week
Jun 15, 2016
Marathwada: Where sugarcane juice stalls become the local watering holesAs the reporters take a break and villagers look forward to rain in Marathwada, I figure it’d be an interesting time to put my hearing to use and eavesdrop for gossip
Apr 20, 2016
Marathwada's drought: History of state's sugarcane addiction long precedes the water crisisWhile the sugarcane crop might be at the centre of a debate at present with Marathwada reeling under an unprecedented drought, its history in Maharashtra goes way back.
Apr 06, 2016
Marathwada's drought: Region is parched, impoverished and desperate, but it's a crisis of its own makingThe cries for water and the spurt in suicides in parched Marathwada are just some of the sharp manifestations of the rot that threatens to tear the state apart
Dec 31, 2015
Firstpost Ground Report: A region obsessed with sugarcane is schooled in water conservation, and switching crop patternsThe troubles of Mangrul’s farmers have almost entirely to do with sugarcane. The crop has sucked their rapidly-depleting water table dry and mired them in debt.
Sep 07, 2015
As water woes hit Maharashtra, government considers ban on water-guzzling sugarcaneWith several parts of the state being hit by drought conditions, the Maharashtra government may ban the sowing of the sugarcane crop in its effort to prioritize the usage of water.
Feb 18, 2015
FY15 foodgrains production estimated to fall by 3% due to erratic rainfoodgrains production is estimated to fall by three percent to 257.07 million tonnes in 2014-15 crop year on expected decline in output of rice, coarse cereals and pulses due to erratic rain.