Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Tuesday asked the government to talk to drought-hit farmers of Tamil Nadu to end their agitation for crop loan waiver.Apr 11, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
In a significant order, the Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to waive loans of all drought-hit farmers and restrained cooperative societies and banks from recovering their dues.Apr 04, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Actor Nana Patekar's efforts to help drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra have began on a brilliant note, with his Naam Foundation collecting Rs.80 lakh in a day.Sep 19, 2015, 09:57 AM IST
Actor Nana Patekar`s efforts to help drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra have began on a brilliant note, with his Naam Foundation collecting Rs 80 lakh in a day.Sep 19, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
In yet another incident showing the plight of drought-hit farmers and their families in Maharashtra, a 40-year-old woman in the Marathwada region was forced to commit suicide as she was unable to feed her five children.Sep 07, 2015, 10:00 AM IST
Maharashtra government is mulling to bring in a long-term policy for drought-hit farmers which will ensure they get compensation amount commensurate to their crop losses.Jul 24, 2015, 15:04 PM IST
In a major step to mitigate the sufferings of farmers reeling under worst drought in four decades in several parts of Karnataka, the government on Tuesday announced a Rs 3,500-crore package waiving farms loan up to Rs 25,000.Jul 24, 2012, 23:44 PM IST
The state unit of BJP on Monday
demanded that the Central government sanction a Rs 10,000
crore package to help farmers hit by drought.
The Orissa government on Wednesday
announced financial assistance to farmers facing crop losses
due to deficient rainfall and pest attack.