User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Central India Agriculture
Last updated: Jul 27 2017 23:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bandhan Bank’s NPAs rise 27.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Darjeeling stir, repayment misconceptions impact recovery
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Banks face dip in all repayments following farm loan waiver 27.7.2017 ET: Banking
Uttar Pradesh's new BJP government led by Yogi Adityanath announced the loan waiver scheme for 87 lakh small and marginal farmers.
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This engineer wants to change tribal lives 26.7.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Vat Vrikshya -- banyan tree in Sanskrit -- helps tribal women, with absolutely zero formal education, set up businesses.
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Opposition seeks removal of Chhattisgarh minister over allegations of appropriating forest land 26.7.2017 Hindu: Other States
NAGPUR: The Congress, the main opposition party in Chhattisgarh, has demanded the resignation of State Cabinet Minister Brijmohan Agarwal over allegations of acquiring forest land and using it for com...
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Rains boost paddy sowing in Jharkhand 25.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Incessant rainfall since the last four days in Jharkhand has brought cheer to the faces of farmers as paddy sowing has gained momentum.
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Monsoon might enter a lull period from July end 25.7.2017 News
No impact on crop seen
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Nagpur Soybean, Soyoil, Soymeal Open- July 24, 2017 24.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
NAGPUR-SOYA/:Nagpur Soybean, Soyoil, Soymeal Open- July 24, 2017
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‘Using readymade puree as substitute for costly tomato’ 23.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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From Kashmir to Karnataka and Tamil Nadu: Tales of two flags 23.7.2017 TOI: India
The question of flying more than one flag was raised right from pre-Independence Mysore to Karunanidhi, but political expediency has prevented any real discussion on state flags.
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No plans to fight polls now, will decide at right time: Hardik Patel 22.7.2017 TOI: Cities
Talking about the death of five farmers in a police firing at Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh, he said that just like in Gujarat, the voices of farmers are being muzzled in MP as well.
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Arhar, soybean, sunflower acreage likely to remain less than last year 21.7.2017 Commodities
With sowing of many kharif crops completed in almost 70 per cent of the normal area, farmers would appear to be increasingly responding to price signals.Sowing will continue for some more weeks and should get a boost from monsoon revival. However, unless there is a big lift, the total area under arhar (red gram), soybean, groundnut and sunflower seems likely to remain less than last year, indicated official data issued on Friday. Sowing of many kharif crops is complete in almost 70 per cent of the normal area covered.Last year saw a sharp fall in prices of many crops, forcing central and state governments to intervene and purchase directly from farmers. In soybean, retail prices have remained around Rs 3,000 a quintal for two years. In arhar and moong (green gram), it dipped to around Rs 4,500 a qtl, much lower than the Centre's minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 5,050 a qtl and Rs 5,225 a qtl, respectively. The MSP of soybean was Rs 2,775 a qtl for 2016-17. The price drop has also ...
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Soybean sari, anyone? 21.7.2017 Hindu: Fashion
From saris in banana yarn to flowy anarkalis stitched from milk protein yarn, the fabric of the future is here
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Low formal credit reach to keeps most farmers off loan waivers 20.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Low formal credit reach to keeps most farmers off loan waivers
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Despite record production, Indian wheat imports to continue 20.7.2017 ET: Agriculture
Rajiv Yadav, vice president at COFCO Agri, said: "Depending on how the monsoon progresses, India is likely to import about 3 to 4 million tonnes of wheat until April."
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Farmer commits suicide in Jharkhand, government announces compensation 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Jharkhand government on Thursday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of a farmer who committed suicide in Ranchi district.
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Madhya Pradesh govt to give ₹1 crore to kin of slain soldiers 20.7.2017 Hindu: National
The Madhya Pradesh government will give a compensation of ₹1 crore to the kin of soldiers from the state who die in the line of duty, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said.On the issues concer...
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Mandsaur firing: Congress stalls Parliament 20.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Centre says determined to double farmers income by 2022
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Scindia hits out at government over farmers' issues 19.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government for the increasing farmers suicides in the country and criticised Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for being "insensitive" to killing of six farmers by police in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur.
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Congress brings up Mandsaur killings 19.7.2017 Hindu: Home
You were not voted to power to shoot farmers, says Scindia
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Monsoon picks up pace, weekly rainfall up by 11%: IMD 19.7.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
The southwest monsoon showed strong signs of revival across parts of the country with the week ending July 19 recording 11 per cent excess rainfall.According to the latest weather update by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), India received 75.3 millimeters of rainfall from July 12 to July 19 which was 11 per cent more than normal of 67.6 millimeters. The surplus showers which was largely concentrated in Central and Western parts of the country pushed the overall average into the positive territory and the cumulative average for the whole season as on July 19 was 1 per cent more than normal. Till last week it was a percent below normal.The revival should boost planting of oilseed crops mainly soybean and groundnut in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan.The break in showers from end June had pulled back the pace of sowing of some kharif crops particularly soybean and groundnut.Data furnished by the department of agriculture showed that till July 14, 2017, the area under ...
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