drought-hit farmers

Concern over agitating Tamil Nadu farmers expressed in RS

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
Waive loans of all drought affected farmers: Madras HC to Tamil Nadu govt

Waive loans of all drought affected farmers: Madras HC to Tamil Nadu govt

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
Nana Patekar's foundation collects Rs 80 lakh for drought-hit farmers

Nana Patekar's foundation collects Rs 80 lakh for drought-hit farmers

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

Nana Patekar's foundation collects Rs 80 lakh for drought-hit farmers

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
Shocking! Unable to feed her kids, drought-hit mother of five commits suicide in Maharashtra

Shocking! Unable to feed her kids, drought-hit mother of five commits suicide in Maharashtra

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 govt contemplating long-term policy to bail out farmers

Maharashtra govt contemplating long-term policy to bail out farmers

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

K’taka: BJP Govt announces Rs 3,500 cr package for drought-hit farmers

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

BJP seeks package from Centre for farmers

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.

Nov 28, 2011, 16:44 PM IST

Financial assistance to drought-hit farmers in Orissa

The Orissa government on Wednesday
announced financial assistance to farmers facing crop losses
due to deficient rainfall and pest attack.

Oct 28, 2009, 18:47 PM IST