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Punjab SLBC to deliberate on 'kurki' of farm land matter

The state level bankers committee (SLBC) today said all the banks will deliberate on the matter pertaining to 'kurki' (attaching) of farm land in the next meeting, a day after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh assured farmers that there would be no such ... Business Standard, 8 hours ago

Sena MLA sends 'proxy' to address Maharashtra's drought-hit farmers

A Shiv Sena leader representing Maharashtra’s drought-hit district of Osmanabad allegedly sent a proxy to his constituency to address drought hit farmers. Former corporator Yashodhar Phanse posed as Shiv Sena MLA Gautam Chabukswar and visited the constituency of Chabukswar, after party chief Uddhav Thackeray had directed all MLAs of the drought hit areas to meet farmers. This happened as part of Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sampark Abhiyan in which the Sena chief asked party legislators ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

No plan to tax agri income; rich farmer very rare: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the government has no plans to tax agricultural income, including that of prosperous farmers, saying a rich farmer is "a very rare institution" and not the norm. In an interview to PTI, he said the farm sector is in ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Minor ends life seeing father's helplessness to pay fee

A 16-year-old boy in Punjab committed suicide to "relieve his father of the guilt" of not being able to fulfil his dream of studying further. The incident has once again brought to the fore the predicament of debt-ridden farmers in Punjab. Gurjinder Singh, ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Punjab farmers stop paying loans

In the hope that the new government will waive farm loans, farmers in Punjab have stopped the repayment of their loans, putting their banks in a spot. Estimates suggest that over Rs 7,500 crore has been handed in loans to lakhs of farmers by banks in Punjab ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Farmers continue strike

The indefinite sit-in protest by a group of farmers here pressing for their charter of demands, including withdrawal of a central bill on inter-state river water disputes, entered the 18th day today. The agitators, under the banner of Cauvery Rights Retrieval ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

RSS body urges govt to reduce BT Cotton seed prices

An RSS affiliate has urged the Centre to reduce the prices of BT Cotton seeds by Rs 25 to provide relief to farmers suffering from the low yields of the crop. In a letter to Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Farmer's suicide:Cong moves privilege notice against minister

Opposition Congress today served a privilege notice against Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy accusing him of misleading the Odisha Assembly on the suicide of a farmer. While moving the privilege notice, Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra of Congress ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Tur dal burnt a hole in your pocket last year. This year, farmers face the heat

Maharashtra's tur (pigeon pea) farmers are an unhappy lot. Last year, after prices for pulses went through the roof - with tur, also known as arhar, being sold at nearly Rs 200 kg during the festive season - Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged farmers across ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

Rain-hit farmers face staggering losses

Farmers in some northeastern states are suffering as the torrential rain and hailstorm in the past four days have destroyed crops, causing them staggering losses.The rain stopped on Sunday for a few hours after a heavy downpour on Saturday night.Meanwhile, ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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