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Paddy growers in distress as prices hit a low

Virupakshi, a small farmer at Haravi village in Manvi taluk, Raichur, had grown about 80 quintals of paddy in his three acres of lands and sold the crop at Rs. 1,500 a quintal last year. This year... »

Farmers fear delay in distribution of seed, fertilizer

Even as the administrative machinery has geared up for keeping ready the seed and fertilizer for coming kharif on time, the farming community is gripped with the fear of not getting them before the... »
AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi emerging from the house of farmer Velma Rajeshwar at Koratikal in Mamda mandal during his Kisan Sandesh Yatra in Adilabad on Friday. Photo: Nagara Gopal Kisan Sandesh Yatra

Rahul Gandhi meets families of farmers in Adilabad

During his padayatra, Mr. Gandhi will also meet the families of Shatam Gangadhar and Paspula Laxman, who ended their lives due to mounting debt. »
Photo: B. Velankanni Raj

Govt ready with contingency plan to overcome poor monsoon

Monsoon rains are expected to arrive on time this year, hitting Kerala on June 1. »
A cotton farmer with his wilted crop near Amravati. Photo: Vivek Bendre

Only 'bure din' for us, say farmers

Govt. accused of backtracking on promise of loan waiver »
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