Financial aid given to hailstorm hit farmers, says Chavan

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.

Maha provides Rs 266.24 crores aid to farmers

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

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

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

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.