Central team to visit Maharashtra tomorrow to assess crop loss

New Delhi: A Central team will leave for Maharashtra tomorrow to assess the damage caused by drought in large parts of the state, Agriculture Minister Radhamohan Singh told Lok Sabha today, assuring members that assistance from the Centre will soon follow.

Heavy rainfall lashes Uttar Pradesh

Several parts of Uttar Pradesh were lashed by heavy rainfall, bringing down the temperature by several notches, authorities said Tuesday.

Floods wipe out crops in Jammu, losses pegged at Rs 365 cr

As the flood waters recede, a grim picture emerges from the agriculture sector in Jammu where the deluge has washed away crops worth Rs 365 crore and 13,000 hectares of cultivable land.

Digvijay Singh ends fast over delayed compensation to farmers

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Sunday ended his seven-day-long fast in Guna seeking immediate disbursal of compensation to farmers affected by the crop.

Rajasthan Congress MLA alleges irregularities in assessing crop damage

Accusing Rajasthan government of working against the interests of farmers, a Congress MLA Saturday alleged irregularities in assessing damage to crops in his constituency in Jalore district during the last Kharif crops season.

Showers worry farmers in Agra

A change in weather with intermittent showers since early Friday morning has set farmers worrying in this region as they are yet to finish harvesting wheat crop.

Rains lash many places in Punjab, Haryana; farmers worried

Rains lashed many places in Punjab and Haryana including Chandigarh today, increasing the woes of farmers who fear damage to wheat crop.

Crop damage not to hit overall foodgrain output: Sharad Pawar

Crop damages in some states due to untimely rain will not have any impact on the overall foodgrain output this year, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said on Wednesday.

Hailstorms caused Rs 13,000 cr loss to farmers in MP: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday said unseasonal rains and hailstorm caused extensive damage to crops in Madhya Pradesh with the farmers suffering a loss of about Rs 13,000 crore as per the reports receiving from various districts.

Monkeys damage crops on 15,596 hectares of Agri land: J&K Govt

Monkeys have been annually damaging various type of crops covering over 15,000 hectares of land in Jammu division of the state.

Hooda orders special survey to assess crop damage

The Haryana government has ordered special `girdawari (revenue survey)` to assess the loss caused to crops due to recent hailstorm in the state.

House adjourned over discussion on crop damage

Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned Thursday for half-an-hour following ruckus by Opposition Congress during the Question Hour for holding discussion on the issue of hailstorm and frost affected crops hitting farmers.

HC issues notice about wheat worth Rs 3.5 cr damaged in rain

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Central Warehousing Corporation(CWC), on the issue of damage to over 3,000 quintals of wheat worth Rs 3.5 crore, due to rains at Vadodara railway station last week.

Maha CM instructs officials to review crop damage

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday directed officials to review damage to crops in the state due to untimely rains.