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Hope floats for Tamil Nadu farmers as Panneerselvam govt reacts after 60 suicid...
Hindustan Times

Crisis in Tamil Nadu's farm sector

After losing the 'kuruvai' crop due to the Cauvery row, the farmers are on the verge of losing the ‘samba’ too due to an unprecedented drought. With spike in farmer deaths due to debt coupled with cash crunch, Tamil Nadu’s farm sector is now in the ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

At least reimburse input cost of samba, farmers urge central panel

Image for representational purpose only. THANJAVUR/TIRUVARUR: Farmers in Thanjavur and Tiruvarur on Tuesday requested the Inter-ministerial Central team that is assessing drought in the State to provide at least the cultivation cost of the samba ...
 New Indian Express55 minutes ago Cauvery delta farmers face worst drought in 50 yrs as crops fail  Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago

Tamil Nadu dry spell: Crop losses push farmers to the brink of despair

Delli Balaji, 32, and his uncle Dhanapal Ravishankar, 55, stare at their fields. They are shareholders in 30 acres of agricultural land in the tiny village of Poovalambedu in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvalluvar district that borders Andhra Pradesh. Their 10 ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

A bitter sweet Pongal for Delta farmers

This Pongal may taste bitter sweet for the hapless farmers in the delta region that has lost the productive samba paddy crop capping a loss of five successive kuruvai crops over the past years. Adding to the gloom, one more farmer lost his life ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Rice to the occasion

W hen we began our rice- with- bran experiment 10 years back, I proudly presented the unpolished, small grained organically grown Komal rice from a friend's farm near Mumbai; our son looked at his plate and balefully asked, Can we have some normal ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Significant measures to help farmers on anvil: Minister

Taking into account the unprecedented drought and monsoon failure, the State government will roll out on a war footing significant measures to ameliorate the sufferings of farmers in the delta region, Agriculture Minister R. Duraikannu said here on ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

NHRC asks TN to explain farmer suicides

CHENNAI: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Tamil Nadu (TN) government to explain the continuing farmer deaths in the state. The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports regarding the ...
 The Gulf Today2 weeks ago Farmer deaths in Tamil Nadu: NHRC seeks govt response on steps taken  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Call for Rs 30l for kin of 84 ryots holds water, says HC

Even as government floats App Bhuvan for drought assessment and officials roll sleeves up on inspections, court orders notice to Centre and State on a PIL demanding that solatium be given to those who killed selves; petition seeking 20K cr relief ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Integrated solution to farm crisis sought

20:55 IST Share Article PRINT A A A L Renganathan December 19, 2016 20:55 IST Updated: December 19, 2016 20:55 IST more-in THANJAVUR: With the samba paddy crop in vast areas of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam districts ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

Reapers of sorrow in a parched Tamil Nadu

Vaan poyyinum thaan poyya, malaiththalai iya kadar kaviri (Even if the rain failed, the Cauvery will not), they once said. On some days, she was the gentle mother who cradled Lord Shiva at the Saranatha Perumal Temple near Kumbakonam, and on some ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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