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17 farmers from Vidarbha ended life in last 5 days, claims NGO

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 17:02

As many as 17 farmers have allegedly committed suicide in the agrarian crisis hit Vidarbha region of Maharashtra in the last five days, a NGO working for their cause claimed on Monday.

Crop damage by unseasonal rains, hailstorm a serious issue: Bombay HC

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:18

The Bombay High Court today observed that unseasonal rains and hailstorms that wreaked havoc in several villages across Maharashtra since February this year was a serious issue.

ZP engineers to donate 1-day wage for hailstorm-hit people

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:49

Engineers attached with the Zilla Parishads in Maharashtra have decided to donate their one-day salary for the welfare of people affected by recent hailstorms and unseasonal rains.

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.

Unseasonal rains, hailstorms damage crops in many states

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:41

nseasonal rain and hailstorms have destroyed crops in many parts of the country, including Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh.

12 killed in unseasonal rains, hailstorms in Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 23:48

At least 12 persons were killed and crops in over one lakh hectares suffered damage due to unseasonal rains and hailstorms that have lashed Andhra Pradesh since the beginning of this month.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:36

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.

MP CM to meet PM over damage caused by hailstorms

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 13:26

Crops on 6.36 lakh hectare land and 6.20 lakh farmers have been affected by the recent hailstorms in the state, Chouhan told reporters here yesterday.

Hailstorms, rains lash Punjab, temperature drops by 4 degrees

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 17:21

Hailstorms and rains disrupted normal life in several places in Punjab while temperature dropped sharply by four degress in the state and adjoining Haryana.