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Last updated: Dec 16 2017 24:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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17 lakh acres to be irrigated in State this Yasangi 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Plans for irrigation of ayacut under medium, major projects
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Cold wave, fog affect life in Punjab, Haryana; 1 dead 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Cold wave conditions and fog continued to affect normal life in several places across Punjab and Haryana on Friday with the maximum temperature in the day dropping by six to nine degrees Celsius compared to normal. One death was reported due to the cold.
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Use of smart machinery can check stubble burning, farm experts suggest 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
If the farmers of Punjab and Haryana were to adopt smart techniques and use appropriate machinery, say experts, they won't hog the headlines every winter for the wrong reasons -- causing smog in the national capital because of stubble-burning.
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Release of water to Varahi project canals sought 13.12.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
The issue was raised at the monthly Karnataka Development Programme meeting
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Farm sector in distress under BJP government: Rohit Shukla 12.12.2017 DNA: India
Members of the Lokshahi Bachavo Abhiyan on Monday alleged that the condition of agriculture and farmers under the BJP government in Gujarat is in a dismay. Talking to mediapersons, Abhiyan member and an economist Rohit Shukla claimed that though agriculture and its ancillary fields are the largest employment generating sector in Gujarat, the farmers’ condition is pathetic as the government is focussed on industrialisation. “The average monthly income of the farming family is Rs6,426 only. On one hand, input cost is increasing and agricultural products are fetching lower prices and on the other hand the Minimum Support Price (MSP) is not enough to meet the cost. The Swaminathan Committee had suggested minimum support price should be based on input cost plus 50 percent amount,” he said. Citing an example he alleged that the present government is anti-farmer. “If a farmer is having his field near an irrigation canal and if the water level increases in the well on the field, the farmer is liable to pay water ...
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Punjab, Haryana procure over 250 lakh tonnes paddy 11.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With a bumper crop, Punjab and Haryana have procured over 250 lakh tonnes of paddy so far this year, officials from the Food and Supplies Department said here on Monday.
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Water released from Nagarjunasagar for rabi 11.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Harish Rao stresses on need for judicious use
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Farmers hope they are third-time lucky 9.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Two spells of rainfall within a span of a month had submerged their samba paddy crop twice
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All Polavaram issues sorted out, says Uma 7.12.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
‘Gadkari wants water released into canals by 2018’
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In Surendanagar, it is confident Congress versus cautious BJP 6.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Limbadi (Surendranagar): With its five assembly seats, Surendranagar has been BJP bastion for more than a decade. But this time, the ruling party may not be lucky enough to hold on to its dominance i...
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54 lakes near Dudda to get Cauvery water 5.12.2017 Hindu: Home
K.S. Puttannaiah, MLA, Melkote, on Monday said the State government has allocated ₹103 crore for filling 54 lakes of Dudda hobli from Cauvery water in his constituency. He was speaking after inaugurat...
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Release of water from Mettur stopped 2.12.2017 Hindu: National
Inflow at the dam rose from 2,626 cusecs on Friday to 5,199 cusecs on Saturday
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Punjab, Haryana procure nearly 249 lakh tonnes of paddy 2.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 249 lakh tonnes of paddy so far, officials from the Food and Supplies Department said here on Saturday.
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Intermittent rain brings cheers to farmers 2.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
They say the wet spell will be beneficial to the samba paddy crop; low-lying areas in delta waterlogged
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Farmers decry move to downgrade NRCB 1.12.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Say banana cultivators are dependent on it for advice
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Police foil ‘Chalo Assembly’ protest against aqua park 30.11.2017 Hindu: National
People from Tundurru say it will cause groundwater pollution
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Sachin Pilot accuses Raj govt of creating suicidal situation for farmers 29.11.2017 DNA: Top News
Demanding complete loan waiver for farmers, the Congress on Monday organised a huge farmers’ rally in Suratgarh of Sriganganagar district. The rally was largely attended by farmers of the canal irrigated district.   Addressing the rally, PCC chief Sachin Pilot accused the government of neglecting the interests of the farmers and creating a situation that they were compelled to commit suicide. Pilot said under the BJP regime, farmers were not getting water, seed and fertiliser at right time. Pilot alleged that farmers are not being given minimum support price for crops. “The Raje government is insensitive towards the needs of the farmers and their needs are not being met. Rather than addressing issues the government has once again deceived the farmers by forming a committee to look into loan waiver,” said Pilot He added, “The government had not ensured proper maintenance of canals that has caused water seepage and soil damage. The farmers are compelled to agitate repeatedly, but the government has not ...
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Farmers demand release of waterin Varahi canals 29.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Farmers demanded that the water from the Varahi should be supplied in the canals soon, at a review meeting of the Varahi Irrigation Project here on Tuesday. Sudharshan Shetty, farmer, demanded to know...
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Focus on Kaleshwaram work: Harish 28.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao has asked officials of Irrigation Department to focus on the work on the Kaleshwaram Project as the project was receiving necessary clearances in a speedy manner.The ...
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Rabi cultivation yet to pick up in Telangana 25.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Water release to ayacut under SRSP, NSP expected to give a push to cultivation
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