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Tobacco farmers' body urges govt for 'pragmatic' approach on cigarette taxation; says NCCD hike in Budget to increase smuggling
Business

Tobacco farmers' body urges govt for 'pragmatic' approach on cigarette taxation; says NCCD hike in Budget to increase smuggling

NCCD on cigarettes proposed in the Budget is a major setback to the FCV tobacco farmers who have been fighting torrential and unseasonal rainfall this year in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

Unseasonal rains destroy maize crops in Karnataka’s Shivamogga; market rate for harvest dips by over 50%, says farmer
India

Unseasonal rains destroy maize crops in Karnataka’s Shivamogga; market rate for harvest dips by over 50%, says farmer

Unseasonal rains have wreaked havoc in Karnataka by not only disturbing the daily life of the people but also destroying the maize farms, which is one of the major commercial crops of the state

Kisan Sabha warns of agitation across Maharashtra if no relief given to rain-hit farmers, condemns detention of PJP MLA Bacchu Kadu
India

Kisan Sabha warns of agitation across Maharashtra if no relief given to rain-hit farmers, condemns detention of PJP MLA Bacchu Kadu

Farmers from across Maharashtra will launch an agitation if they are not provided immediate relief and assistance for crop damage due to unseasonal rains, the Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sabha said on Thursday

Odisha govt begins assessing crop damage caused by Cyclone Phethai; temperatures to fall by at least 2 degrees tomorrow
India

Odisha govt begins assessing crop damage caused by Cyclone Phethai; temperatures to fall by at least 2 degrees tomorrow

Following Cyclone Phethai, there were reports about damage to paddy crops in some districts in the south and western regions of Odisha due to the unseasonal rains and details are being collected.

Tomato prices hit Rs 60-75 per kg as rains damage crop in Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh
Business

Tomato prices hit Rs 60-75 per kg as rains damage crop in Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh

The supplies are expected to improve in coming days with rains receding in some parts helping transport of the crop to mandis

#UdtaTamatar: One kilo gram tomato will now fetch you 33 milli gram gold
Business

#UdtaTamatar: One kilo gram tomato will now fetch you 33 milli gram gold

Tomato prices in most retail markets across the country have doubled to up to Rs 80 per kg in last 15 days due to sluggish supply owing to crop damage

Crop damage: Minister Radha Mohan Singh slams Assocham's 'incorrect' data
Business

Crop damage: Minister Radha Mohan Singh slams Assocham's 'incorrect' data

The Assocham study, he said, was "factually incorrect" and was released to "compel government to reduce import duty on wheat"

Higher aid for crop damage and more: What PM Modi promised distressed farmers
Business

Higher aid for crop damage and more: What PM Modi promised distressed farmers

The Prime Minister said that he has also asked banks to restructure loans of affected farmers and instructed insurance companies to pro-actively settle their claims.

Central team headed by Nitin Gadkari visits UP to assess crop damage
India

Central team headed by Nitin Gadkari visits UP to assess crop damage

A high-level central team headed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari arrived in Uttar Pradesh to visit certain parts of the state to assess crop damage.

Relax specifications for procuring foodgrains to help farmers: Sonia tells Paswan in letter
Politics

Relax specifications for procuring foodgrains to help farmers: Sonia tells Paswan in letter

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has asked the government to relax the specifications for procuring foodgrains, citing the "unprecedented crisis" being faced by farmers due to unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms in various parts of the country.

Centre to raise compensation limits for crop damage, says Arun Jaitley
Business

Centre to raise compensation limits for crop damage, says Arun Jaitley

The Centre will work with the state governments to raise the compensation limit for farmers affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorms, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.