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Apr 23, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 exposes lacunae in India's food security, system needs overhaul from production to last-mile deliveryOne of the most critical challenges that the current coronavirus pandemic has underscored is India's ability of the food sector to effectively cope with crisis situations.
Mar 23, 2020
Maharashtra's ambitious Rs 25,000 crore Marathwada Water Grid project a waste of money, say expertsMarathwada Water Grid project is following the hybrid model, in which the company implementing the scheme will be investing 60 percent of the money. Experts say when the companies invest money, they expect returns, and no municipal corporation in Marathwada is in a position to pay more for water.
Jan 27, 2020
Govt pegs 7% rise in onion output to 24.45 million tonnes this year; sees production fall in major fruitsThe government on Monday projected the country's overall onion production to increase by seven per cent to 24.45 million tonnes in the current 2019-20 crop year, which may bring relief to consumers from high prices seen in the last few months
Dec 11, 2019
Grape farmers in Pingalwade hit with crores worth of damage due to unseasonal rains, look to new Maharashtra govt for reliefUnseasonal rains continued to lash the state of Maharashtra from October onwards, just when the farmers start harvesting their crops. They have destroyed crops on 94 lakh hectares of farmland, devastating Kharif crops and horticulture alike. The losses to farmers are pegged in thousands of crores of rupees.
Nov 22, 2019
Centre to grant Rs 600 crore as interim relief to Maharashtra farmers whose Kharif crops were affected due to heavy October rainsResponding to queries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Agriculture Purushottam Rupala said crops have been affected due to rains not only in Maharashtra but in many other states as well
Nov 08, 2019
Excess rain during 2019 monsoon damaged 32 lakh hectares of agricultural land in 12 states, says Skymet reportSkymet, a weather forecast company, arrived at the figures using the Geographic Information System and ground-level data from field workers.
Oct 28, 2019
In Maharashtra's Vidarbha, voters choose livelihood over nationalism and Article 370, elect activist over 10-year MLAAmravati falls in the agrarian region of Vidarbha, where the BJP has suffered the biggest setback.
Aug 30, 2019
Southwest monsoon mitigate rainfall deficiency; cotton production to rise by 14% but rice, soybean take hitArray
Aug 09, 2019
Monsoon deficit narrows, kharif sowing progressing well: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh TomarThe deficit in southwest monsoon has narrowed and the sowing of summer (Kharif) crops is progressing well across the country, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Friday
Jul 09, 2019
Rains lash Punjab and Haryana; Chandigarh receives 48 mm of rainfall, leading to waterlogging and traffic snarlsRains lashed Chandigarh and a few places of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday, bringing respite to residents from hot and humid weather conditions