North East  /  Published 20.04.20

Give relief or will die: Farmers

Farmers from lower Assam are demanding compensation before the next harvest season for the losses they have suffered because of the lockdown, failing which, they said, they would have no option but to...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.04.20

PDS sops, help to farmers

The Jharkhand government is contemplating measures to strengthen mechanisms to support farmers, labourers and marginalized section of the society and will provide 10kg of rice to “white card” hold...
By Vijay Deo Jha & Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Ranjeet Kumar Dass plea to relax norms for farmers

The Assam BJP on Friday appealed to the state government to ease the lockdown restrictions for farmers so they can work in their agricultural fields by maintaining social distancing.“Agriculture is ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.04.20

Atul Bora concern for farmers

Assam agriculture minister Atul Bora on Monday said he was pained by the losses faced by farmers during the lockdown and that the department was working on how to compensate this.“I will raise the i...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.04.20

A crop in the field but none to harvest

The lockdown has left rural Delhi’s farmers without the hired help they need to harvest their standing crops.They are getting more worried with each passing day as the window for harvesting, before ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.04.20

Livestock farmers hit by shortage of feed

Livestock and poultry farmers of Assam are facing scarcity of feed during the lockdown to combat coronavirus as mills and retail stores are closed and transportation, except of essential items, is bar...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.04.20

Wolves kill 10 mithuns

The current nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic has affected mithun farming in Mizoram’s Sailulak village in Serchhip along the state’s border with Myanmar. More than 10 mithuns have b...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.20

Fear of watermelon waste

Over 5,000 watermelon farmers in Cooch Behar are fearing losing most of their produce as wholesale traders have not come to buy the fruits because of the coronavirus-induced lockdown. The farmers said...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Priority to farmers: Mizoram

Mizoram agriculture minister C. Lalrinsanga on Wednesday said the state government was giving top priority to farmers and efforts are being made to resolve the inconveniences faced by them because of ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Bihar  /  Published 21.10.18

85 lakh YouTube views to better farming

Ranjay Paswan, a poultry farmer from Khagaria, has become an unlikely YouTube sensation since the Bihar Agriculture University (BAU), Sabour, uploaded his success story.Ranjay has studied till Class V...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna


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