The Bihar government Monday said that a compensation of Rs 4 lakh with additional Rs 1 lakh will be given to the kin of farmers who committed suicide in the state over issues like crops loss or failure to repay debt.
No money was paid by Union government to provide relief to farmers who had suffered from crop loss due to recent rains and hailstorms in Uttar Pradesh, state cabinet Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Saturday said.
A BJP member in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday raised the issue of plight of women farmers and demanded setting up of an Agro Commission for them to determine their wages along with a separate agro women bank for them.
With untimely rains and hailstorm causing widespread damage to wheat crop, growers in Haryana are not keeping luster loss crop for their own consumption and bringing the same to mandis for sale, which is leading to more than expected arrivals in ongoing procurement season.
NDMC has asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for immediate release of compensation of Rs 50,000 per hectare for farmers of Delhi who have suffered losses due to crop damage caused by unseasonal rains.
After easing the quality norms for wheat procurement in six states including Punjab and Haryana, the Centre today decided to reimburse to them the amount of value-cut it imposed on the purchase of wheat affected by unseasonal rains.
Amid the rising uproar caused by the suicide of a Rajasthan farmer at an AAP rally on Wednesday, another farmer on Friday committed suicide by hanging himself from tree here in Khairabad area, police said here.
Let's blame not just the AAP for Wednesday's farmer suicide but also the Delhi Police, the crowd at the rally, the Narendra Modi government, the Congress, the media and last but not the least, the System!