User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Western India Agriculture
Last updated: Jun 19 2019 16:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In Marathwada, drought has gone on for so long that farmers have ‘stopped expecting a decent life’ 19.6.2019 Scroll.in
No one in the region remembers the last time they received good rains.
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Maha-budget presented with revenue shortfall of Rs 20,393 crores 19.6.2019 Sify Finance
In an attempt to please-all, the Maharashtra state budget has a revenue deficit of Rs 20,393 crores. Here are key highlights from the budget presented by State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.
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With 23 of Karnataka 30 districts declared drought-hit, farmers are selling precious cattle 17.6.2019 Scroll.in
As crops have failed, villagers are migrating to other states in search of work.
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Fifth Governing Council Meeting of NITI Aayog Concludes 15.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. It was attended by the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, 26 Chief Ministers and the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, apart from Union Ministers, who are ex-officio members and special invitees.
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RBI slashes key interest rates, here's what it means and does it solve concerns? 6.6.2019 Sify Finance
RBI slashes interest rates by 0.25 percent. But will this help demand pick up? And will liquidity issues be resolved? That and what may have been skipped inside this in-depth coverage.
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Maharashtra Governor, CM Fadnavis observe World Environment Day 5.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Mumbai Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar and Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on Wednesday planted saplings at the Raj Bhawan on the occasion of World Environmental Day. The tree plantation campaign in Raj Bhavan was organised in association with the Forest Department and the Dr […]
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In drought-hit Kutch, nomadic communities are parched for water and for government help 4.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The district administration has extended relief to cattle breeders, but for those who own goats, sheep and camels, there is no succour in sight.
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Shri Amit Shah assumes charge as Union Home Minister 1.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs, assumed charge of his office here today. He was greeted by Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba and Director, Intelligence Bureau Shri Rajiv Jain upon arrival at the North Block.
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MHT CET 2019 result to be declared on June 4th; check at info.mahacet.org 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
The MHT CET 2019 result was expected on or before June 3rd but a new notification has postponed the result date.
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Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre takes over as Minister of State for Human Resource Development 31.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The newly appointed Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, assumed charge of his office in Shastri Bhawan today. On his arrival at the Ministry of HRD in Shastri Bhawan, Shri Dhotre was received by Secretary, Higher Education, Shri R. Subramanyam and Secretary, School Education & Literacy Smt. Rina Ray and other senior officersvof the Ministry.
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Tectonic shifts in mandate: BJP creates new voter base among poor, backward 27.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tectonic shifts in mandate: BJP creates new voter base among poor, backward
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Discovery of Bt brinjal in a Haryana farmer’s field underlines lax regulation of India’s GM crops 26.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The apex regulatory body, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, seems to have turned a blind eye to the illegal cultivation of GM food.
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Amul increases milk prices by Rs 2 per litre 20.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Anand, The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets dairy products under the brand name of Amul, on Monday decided to hike the milk prices by Rs 2 per litre across all six brands being sold in major markets of Delhi NCR, Gujarat, West Bengal, Kolkata, Uttaranchal, Maharashtra etc from 21st May’19 (Tuesday) onwards. […]
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Amul milk to be costlier by Rs 2 per litre in major markets from Tuesday 20.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The dairy company said the price of cow milk in Gujarat would remain unchanged.
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Widespread call to ban e-cigarettes, like products 20.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Widespread call to ban e-cigarettes, like products
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Freedom fighter, Soviet Land Nehru Award winner Powal Baruah passes away 14.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Freedom fighter, Soviet Land Nehru Award winner Powal Baruah passes away
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Climate researcher explains dynamics behind cyclones 12.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Climate researcher explains dynamics behind cyclones
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Spice jet flight makes emergency landing in Nagpur 11.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Nagpur, A SpiceJet flight (SG8720) from Bengaluru to Delhi carrying 153 passengers on-board made an emergency landing at Nagpur airport at 0130 hrs following a technical snag. According to a passenger, the flight was scheduled to depart from Bengaluru on Friday at 2200 hrs but it took off at 2330 hrs. It was supposed to land […]
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Porn, tobacco, violent video games: A survey finds what Indians want banned the most 9.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Indian government’s crackdown on pornography has support among many Indians online.
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In Rajasthan’s Barmer, frequent droughts have left farmers disillusioned by government promises 8.5.2019 Scroll.in
About 80% of the farmers rely on rain for agriculture, with benefits of irrigation projects yet to reach the parched area.
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