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TN govt opens Mettur water for Samba cultivation

After a delay of more than three months, Tamil Nadu government on Monday released water from Mettur dam for delta farmers to begin cultivation of Samba crops. Ministers gathered at the Stanley reservoir showered flowers as the gates opened at 9 am and water ... Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago

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Protesting TN farmers threaten to commit suicide

The Tamil Nadu farmers, who have resorted to increasingly desperate modes of protest here for loan waiver and other demands, now say they plan to march nude and even attempt suicide.Today, they marched near Jantar Mantar clad in just loin cloths, demanding a Rs 40,000 crore drought relief package, insurance for their crops and the setting up of a Cauvery Management Board by the Centre.The Parliament Street Police detained around 25 farmers.Farmers leader P Ayyakkannu said, "They detained us ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago 44 days on, TN farmers bite into skulls to draw govt's attention  DNA1 month ago TN farmers continue protest, hit themselves with brooms  Business Standard2 months ago

AIADMK merger likely tomorrow

A day after failing to reach a consensus, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK (Amma) leader Edappadi K Palaniswami, and AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) leader O Panneerselvam indicated that a merger is likely on Monday. "Some differences cropped up during ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Confident Palaniswami, OPS hints merger on Monday  Deccan Herald1 month ago Legalities dog AIADMK reunification  Rediff.com1 month ago

Despite excessive rainfall, groundwater depletion in TN

Excessive rainfall during the southwest monsoon may have helped Tamil Nadu farmers prepare for the crop season, but it did not improve the abysmal groundwater levels in 25 districts, raising serious concerns over the availability of drinking water in the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Telangana sops for textile sector a wake-up call for Tamil Nadu

Telangana Government has announced new incentives to attract investments in Textiles and apparel sector. However this is seen as a wakeup call for Tamil Nadu government to save the huge investment from shifting. Telangana has offered 1,000 acres of land and a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Puducherry LG sitting on loan waiver files, allege farmers

Farmers from Tamil Nadu, who are protesting at Jantar Mantar here, today alleged that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi is sitting on files related to Rs 20-crore farm loan waiver and disregarding their demands. The farmers tied their limbs with ropes ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago LG yet to give nod to farm loan waiver: Narayanasamy to Centre  Business Standard2 months ago

TN notifies 23,000 hectare of land for petrochemical project

The Tamil Nadu government has notified about 23,000 hectares of land spread across 45 villages in Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts as Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR). The decision adds fuel to the ongoing protest against ...
 DNA2 months ago

Erratic monsoon rains threaten key Indian grain, food crops

* Monsoon delivers normal rains, but distribution uneven * Some regions hit by flood, others staring at drought * Summer crop output could fall despite higher plantings By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI, Aug 2 (Reuters) - India's monsoon has delivered 1percent more ...
 Sify2 months ago

Food processing training centre opened

An incubation-cum-training centre has been set up by the state government and TNAU at Kodavadi near here in order to motivate farmers and unemployed youth to become entrepreneurs in the food processing sector.The centre, situated in the city's rural limits, ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

India's coffee output pegged at record 3.5 lk tons in 2017-18

Coffee output in India, Asia's third-largest producer and exporter, is projected to be a record 3.50 lakh tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year started this month on higher acreage, according to the Coffee Board.The final output stood lower by 10.34 per cent ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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