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Dec 05, 2017
Yashwant Sinha detained while leading farmers' march in Akola to protest Maharashtra govt apathyBJP veteran leader Yashwant Sinha was detained by the police in Maharashtra's Akola on Monday evening while protesting against the government's "apathy" towards farmers of the Vidarbha region, a senior official said
Nov 13, 2017
Maharashtra cotton farmers likely to face Rs 10,000 crore loss due to pest attack, inadequate rainsTask force chairman Kishor Tiwari said the preliminary loss caused to the cotton economy due to a multitude of factors across Maharashtra is around Rs 10,000 crore
Oct 13, 2017
Yavatmal cotton farmer deaths Part 1: Blame games galore as toxic pesticides continue to claim livesIt is mostly landless labourers who put their lives at risk to earn anywhere between Rs 250 to Rs 500 a day.
Sep 25, 2017
Govt pegs 2.77% fall in kharif foodgrain output at 134.67 mtIndia's foodgrain production is estimated to decline by 3.86 million tonnes to 134.67 mt this kharif season on account of poor rains as well as floods in some parts of the country
Aug 31, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Farmers risk a dicey second sowing as rainfall failure stunts growth of Kharif cropsFarmers in Marathwada gamble on a second sowing in a desperate need to raise some cash ahead of Rabi season as they expect poor yield due to rainfall failure during first round of Kharif sowing
Aug 03, 2017
H1B not in firing line as Trump backs plan for major overhaul of legal immigrationDon’t be misled by the name of this Trumpian push - RAISE Act is not yet an Act, it is still a Bill and hundreds of such Bills get introduced in the US Congress every year. What is important is that Trump has singled out not just the Bill but also handpicked its authors and timed it to deflect any whining about his nothing burger on the promised Obamacare repeal.
Jul 31, 2017
GM mustard row: Will take policy decision on crop rollout in September, Centre tells Supreme CourtThe government has informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it will take decision on allowing rollout of genetically modified (GM) mustard crop in a month
Jun 20, 2017
Govt raises rice, cotton buying prices as farmers' protests mountPrices paid to local farmers for common grade paddy rice are to be raised by 5.4 percent to Rs 1,550 per 100 kg for the year starting on 1 July, while long staple cotton prices have been hiked by 3.8 percent to Rs 4,320 per 100 kg.
May 18, 2017
Govt mulls increasing support price for cotton by Rs 160 per quintal for FY18As farmers prepare fields for kharif sowing, the government is considering increasing the MSP of cotton by Rs160 per quintal to Rs4,320 for the 2017-18 crop year
May 12, 2017
The finest cotton for the finest men: Raymond launches the Supima collectionArray