Jharkhand  /  Published 22.07.20

State push for PM Kisan Yojna

The state government has set an August 15 deadline to enrol over nine lakh farmers who are yet to sign up for the PM Kisan Yojana, a centrally sponsored income support scheme initiated in 2018, state ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Monsoon ‘good sign’ for crops

India’s monsoon rainfall this season will be 102 per cent of the long-term average, skewed towards above normal, the national weather agency said on Monday, boosting expectations for good crop yield...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 09.04.20

Cash-crop farmers hit

Several cash crop farmers in Mizoram are facing inconvenience because of absence of market following the 21-day nationwide lockdown, state agriculture minister C. Lalrinsanga said.During a video confe...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 26.05.20

Locust attack badly-timed 'serious infestation'

With a locust outbreak ravaging parts of western India, a Union environment ministry official Tuesday said it was a very badly-timed 'serious infestation' that has occurred when the country is already...
By PTI in New Delhi

Odisha  /  Published 26.10.18

Tillers block roads over crop payout

Traffic to Sambalpur city on Friday was completely stalled for three hours following a road blockade by farmers at different entry points in support of their four-point charter of demands. The nationa...
By Subhas Panigrahi in Sambalpur

Odisha  /  Published 06.10.18

Brown plant-hoppers destroy paddy crops

Farmers in several areas of the district are worried as their paddy crops have been damaged by brown plant-hoppers, a pest locally known as chakada. They have approached the concerned authorities of t...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in Bolangir

Business  /  Published 05.02.19

Distress cue in farm crop area fall

By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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