Vidarbha farmers demand Rs 30,000 cr package from budget

Farmers in the Maharashtra`s Vidarbha region have demanded a Rs 30,000 crore development package from the upcoming Union Budget.

Vidarbha farmers` tea party ends high on demands

About 600 farmers sipped piping hot tea and discussed their bleak future over "Chai Par Charcha - Aur Chinta" here Monday afternoon.

Vidarbha farmers to hold `chai pe charcha` on Monday

Farmers and widows of farmers from Vidarbha region who committed suicide, will gather at Maregaon town nearly 70 kms from here tomorrow for `chai pe charcha` to highlight their demands.

NRI facilitates computer lessons for Vidarbha farmers

Over 120 farmers, farmers` widows and youth have enrolled for a free computer training centre in a Maharashtra village.

After Vidarbha, UP farmers seek Big B`s help to write off debts

Days after Amitabh Bachchan wrote off the debts of 90 farmers in Maharashtra`s Vidarbha region, those in Uttar Pradesh`s Bundelkhand area have written to the Bollywood star in the hope that he would do the same for them.

Debt drives three more Vidarbha farmers to suicide

Driven to desperation in the face of rising poverty and falling cotton prices, three more debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra`s Vidarbha region have ended their lives.

NGO comes to aid of Vidarbha farmers

In a bid to extricate debt-ridden
farmers in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, an NGO has come
forward to bail them out of the agrarian crisis, a senior
functionary has said.

‘Jan Lokpal will give relief to Vidarbha farmers’

Team Anna member Arvind
Kejriwal has said that corruption was one the major factors behind farmer suicides in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra and the Jan Lokpal Bill will bring relief to this distressed lot.

Jan Lokpal Bill to help Vidarbha farmers: Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal has said corruption is one the major factors behind farmer suicides in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.

Mumbai dabbawalas, Vidarbha farmers back Ramdev

Nearly 5,000 dabbawalas of Mumbai and thousands of farmers and farm widows of Vidarbha Friday extended their support to yoga guru Baba Ramdev`s proposed fast against corruption and black money from Saturday.

Maha Assembly adjourned twice over farmer suicides in Vidarbha

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly was adjourned twice on Thursday after the Opposition created noisy scenes when the Chair disallowed an adjournment notice on the
issue of farmers` suicide in Vidarbha.