In Karnataka's Boragaon, farmers suffer losses worth lakhs in lockdown merely months after damaging floods
As the country shuts over a nationwide outbreak of the coronavirus, farmers in Karnataka's Boragaon village stare at rotting crops and losses worth lakhs already, bringing their lives to a screeching halt.
In Karnataka's Belgaum, sugarcane farmers are being pushed to the edge by rising costs, price drops and long-pending arrears
In north Karnataka, sugar factories are owned by powerful politicians across the spectrum who hold considerable sway in their regions
Lok Sabha polls: Revival of Mandya sugar mills talked up even as Karnataka farmers lament rising debts, rusting factories
In this politically charged region, which is also the ‘sugar bowl of Karnataka’, a lot depends on how convincing the politicians’ promises about reviving the struggling sugar industry are.
HD Kumaraswamy directs sugar factory owners to clear pending dues to sugarcane farmers at Rs 2,750 per tonne in Karnataka
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday asked sugar factory owners to pay the dues to sugarcane farmers in accordance with the price that was agreed upon at the time of supply.
Karnataka govt seeks immediate release of Rs 2,434 crore from NDRF as relief for farmers affected by drought, loss of crops
In the face of severe drought and crop loss due to floods in large parts of the state, the Karnataka government on Monday sought immediate release of Rs 2,434 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund for affected farmers.
Karnataka challenges Cauvery Water Management Authority; HD Kumaraswamy says it was set up without consulting state
HD Kumaraswamy will hold a meeting in Delhi to press for debates regarding the setting up of Cauvery Water Management Authority as Karnataka's farmers were against it
HD Kumaraswamy should wipe his tears and ask this: Can his Rs 44,700 cr loan waiver save the lives of Karnataka’s farmers?
Farm loan waivers by state-governments act as a band-aid that covers the wound. They have failed to resolve agrarian distress in the world’s sixth-largest economy
Narendra Modi reaches out to Karnataka farmers via NaMo app, promises to double their income by 2022
A day after Narendra Modi hit the campaign trail in Karnataka, the prime minister reached out to the state's farmers on Wednesday through the Namo app