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Maha govt mulls legislation to check fake seeds, fertilisers

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 19:45

The Maharashtra government is planning to enact a legislation to protect farmers against fake seeds and fertilisers which cause crop losses.

Widows of farmers and hailstorm hit farmers stage protest

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 21:01

Hundreds widows of farmers and hailstorm hit farmers staged a protest here on Thursday, to protest against the apathy of the Maharashtra state government and its bureaucrats towards their plight.

Financial aid given to hailstorm hit farmers, says Chavan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 13:43

Refuting allegations of not rendering help to hailstorm affected farmers, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the state government has disbursed financial aid to them.

Govt will provide maximum relief to hailstorm-hit farmers: Chavan

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 12:24

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday assured that his government is committed to provide relief to hailstorm-hit farmers in the state and appealed to them not to take any "untoward decision" that could harm them.

Sena leaders meet Guv demanding better aid to hail-hit farmers

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 15:05

Shiv Sena leaders on Friday met Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan here demanding better compensation for hailstorm affected farmers and immediate suspension of loan recovery.

Shiv Sena appeals leaders to seek help for hailstorm-hit farmers

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 16:17

The Shiv Sena on Thursday appealed the leaders in the state to come together to demand financial assistance from the government for the farmers affected by the recent hailstorm in several parts of Maharashtra.

Rajnath Singh to hold `padyatra` to highlight plight of farmers in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 08:48

BJP chief Rajnath Singh will hold a five-km-long ‘padyatra’ (foot march) organised by the party`s state unit to highlight the plight of farmers, specially those producing sugarcane, cotton and soyabean, in Maharashtra.

Maha provides Rs 266.24 crores aid to farmers

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 13:16

The Maharashtra government has extended financial assistance to a tune of Rs 266.24 crores to the farmers affected by excess rains that damaged crops in Nagpur division during 2011-12.

Farmers rally behind Nitin Gadkari on home turf

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 23:57

A rally of farmers organised near RSS headquarters in Nagpur on Wednesday vowed to stand firm behind Nitin Gadkari.

Farmers’ bid to `re-capture` Jaitapur lands foiled

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 14:30

Nearly 3,000 farmers and fishermen on Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to "recapture" their farms and other lands.

No cut in power supply to farmers in drought areas

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 16:22

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said power supply to farmers from the drought-prone areas of the state will not be cut off due to outstanding bills.