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Monsoon likely to hit Kerala by June 2

The south-west monsoon, crucial for the country's agriculture-based economy, is likely to hit the Kerala coast by June 2, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Thursday. "Conditions are......

'ONLY' 152 farmer suicides this year: Sharad Pawar

Suicide by farmers due to agrarian reasons have dropped significantly to 152 in the current year, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said `on Friday. A total of 14,027 farmers in the country had......

Right time to move decisively against corruption: PM

Following is the transcript of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech at the Governors' Conference at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Sunday October 30, 2011New DelhiI am happy to address the closing......

Cabinet approves Rs 7,266-cr plan for Bundelkhand

The Union Cabinet has approved a special package worth Rs 7,266 crore for the Bundelkhand region, comprising parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The aim is to mitigate the effects of drought......

President's address to the Parliament

Following is the trascriptof President Pratibha Patil's address to the joint sittingof Parliament on Thursday.Honourable Members, I convey my good wishes to you and to all our people. On behalf of......

Asia may face food scarcity by 2050

It's official! As many as 209 districts across the country are witnessing drought or drought-like situation even as rainfall deficiency slightly improved to 27 per cent.Agriculture secretary T......

Monsoon eludes half of India

The metereological department says that the monsoons will soon revive and the country may still get normal rainfall, but nearly half of the country's 524 districts have received below normal......

Govt gearing up for poor monsoon

The government has started gearing up official machinery to meet the situation arising from the rainfall paucity in many parts of the country despite the weather office indicating possibilities of......

Big boost for agriculture, bags Rs 44,485 crore grant in FY17

To reduce the burden of loan repayment on farmers, a provision of Rs 15,000 crore has been made in the budgetary estimate of 2016-17 towards interest subvention.   Amid growing farm distress......

Will not allow prices of food items to rise: Govt

The government on Thursday said it will not allow prices of essential food items to increase due to the impact of possible deficient monsoon this year. State governments have also been asked to......
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Green on the hillside

A Tata Trusts project to boost agricultural production through education and empowerment is turning around farmers fortunes in Nandurbar's barren... ...

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What is the one thing you would like to focus on in the third year of your ministry? If I were to talk about our flagship programmes, then... ...

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Soybean area falls as farmers switch to pulses

Indian farmers are set to reduce the area given over to soybeans by up to 10 per cent this year in response to falling prices, pushing up likely... ...

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Insurance amount under PM Fasal Yojana announced

Karwar: Karnataka Raitha Suraksha Pradhan Mantri Fasal Yojana has been extended for rain-fed paddy, maize and irrigated paddy crops in Uttara... ...

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Government working on agro-industrial policy

To add value to the ailing farming sector in Maharashtra, which is reeling under successive droughts, agrarian distress and a negative growth rate,... ...

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