Meanwhile, the farmers in Nanded district stopped minister Vijay Wadettiwar’s convoy and demanded him to declare 'wet famine’
19 Oct 2020 12:28 PM
Growers in Maharashtra had stored up around 27 lakh tonnes of onion, of which 60 per cent stock remains
22 Sep 2020 2:56 PM
Rs 18,980 crore was deposited into farmers' bank accounts, said the Maharashtra chief minister
16 Aug 2020 10:28 AM
The MSEDCL is spending nearly Rs 2.5 lakh per connection, and almost 13,000 connections have been provided in the state.
14 Aug 2019 2:24 AM
One and a half crore farmers have less than two hectares of land in Maharashtra.
02 Feb 2019 2:28 AM
If prices are down and inflation is under control, the Reserve Bank will have to think of cutting interest rates in its next monetary policy.
29 Nov 2018 12:00 AM
8,074 peasants ended lives during previous govt’s tenure.
29 Oct 2018 6:06 AM
The crop insurance drive carried out under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana, had recorded the highest registrations in the state.
12 Jul 2018 2:20 PM
Devendra Fadnavis expressed displeasure over slow progress in settlement of farmers' claims by insurance companies for kharif season 2017.
30 May 2018 5:13 PM
With digging of these pools, around 6000 hectares of land will get 'protected irrigation', raising hopes of better rabi crop.
27 May 2018 2:09 PM
Shankar, who was under the debt of nearly Rs 1 lakh, was upset after he did not get any benefit from Maharashtra govt's loan waiver scheme.
11 Apr 2018 9:11 AM
Facing the heat from the opposition and ally Shiv Sena, the state govt accepted the agitating farmers' demands.
13 Mar 2018 1:46 PM
The Maharashtra govt had announced a mega agri loan waiver of Rs 34,022 crore on June 24 after a state-wide agitation by farmers earlier that month.
10 Jul 2017 1:10 AM
Loans have been given for period starting June 1 till June 12 for current Kharif season.
16 Jun 2017 9:44 AM
The Shiv Sena today held a protest against the Maharashtra BJP president and burnt his effigies.
11 May 2017 8:56 PM