Neither the DMK's promise of waiving agricultural loans nor the free rice offered by the ruling AIADMK may be enough for the farmers. Farmers of DMK president M Karunanidhi's Tiruvarur district, the rice bowl of the state, say the distress is too ... Times of India, 1 day ago
Their frustrations over lack of water for irrigation apart, the Cauvery delta farmers are holding the key to the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam, consisting of more than 20 constituencies, produce 25 lakh tonnes of ...Deccan Herald, 3 days ago
HYDERABAD: Among the many ironies produced by the current drought across 10 states, by the Centre's reckoning, is the story of B Manemma, a migrant worker from drought-hit Mahbubnagar in Telangana, who is engaged in building a water pipeline from ...New Indian Express, 6 days ago Poor Forced to Shop for Water New Indian Express, 1 week ago Poor Forced to Shop for Water in Telangana New Indian Express, 1 week ago
Summer paddy crop has been raised on 80,000 acres in Thanjavur district With the scorching sun troubling farmers and labourers working on the fields no end, inadequate power supply for irrigation is compounding the problems of the delta farmers ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
Madurai: The meteorological department's prediction of above normal monsoon this year has come as a boon for farmers, who are keeping their hopes alive as the region underwent a drought-like situation till 2015, receiving less than average rainfall ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Chennai, Apr 10 (PTI) DMK today promised to increase the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for paddy in phases to Rs 2,500 and Rs 3,500 per tonne for sugarcane and also announced other sops for farmers. "The DMK government will fix the MSP for paddy at ...Press Trust of India, 2 weeks ago
Gunny bags in short supply; steps being taken by TNCSC officials to sort out the issue Non-availability of gunny bags has been hampering the procurement of paddy in a few villages in the district and the officials of Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
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