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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 03, 2019
Govt hikes paddy MSP by 3.7% to Rs 1,815 per quintal for 2019-20 crop season: Agriculture ministerThe government has raised the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy, a key kharif crop, by 3.7 percent to Rs 1,815 per quintal for the 2019-20 crop season, said Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesda
Jun 17, 2019
Farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Banda change cropping patterns, restore ponds to make profits despite persistent droughtTen years ago, the Union government had approved a special package of Rs 7,266 crore for implementing drought mitigation strategies in the Bundelkhand region.
Dec 15, 2018
Women in Chhattisgarh helped sway poll mandate from BJP to Congress; anger palpable in seats when fewer men votedOf the 21 constituencies in Chhattisgarh where more women voted than men, the Congress won 17 seats, while the BJP bagged only two and the other two went to the BSP and JCC.
Oct 25, 2018
Delhi air quality to remain 'very poor' for next two days; pollution levels raised by stubble-burning in Punjab, HaryanaDelhi's air quality on Thursday dipped to 'very poor' barely few days after staying in the 'poor' category. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 337.
Oct 23, 2018
Delhi smog: Don't blame the farmers for poor air! Stubble-farming is compulsion, not choice when no cheap options existIt is easy to criticise why farmers burn stubble when it equally impacts their health but the major problem is with the small farmers who are at the receiving ends.
Sep 29, 2018
Punjab government to appoint nodal officers in 8,000 paddy-growing villages to check stubble burningThe villages have been identified by the Punjab agriculture department as those where paddy stubble is traditionally being burnt, according to an official spokesperson.
Aug 27, 2018
Kerala floods hit paddy, banana, spices in 45,000 hectare of farmland, says Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K PattanayakPaddy has been affected in 20,000 hectare and even banana plantations has been hit badly. Spices like cardamom have been affected in 2,000 hectares
Jul 18, 2018
BJP govt in Chhattisgarh increases MSP of rice by Rs 200; paddy farmers decry 'pointless' hike as inadequateDespite a hike of Rs 200 per quintal to Rs 1750 in the minimum support price (MSP) of rice by BJP govt, paddy farmers in Chhattisgarh are an unhappy lot.
Jul 11, 2018
Narendra Modi to address rally in Punjab today to mark 'unprecedented' hike in MSP, says Sukhbir Singh BadalNarendra Modi will preside over a 'thanksgiving' rally in Muktsar district to mark the "unprecedented" increase in minimum support price of kharif crops.