If the Maharashtra government is to be believed, only three farmers have committed suicide in the State because of crop failure due to unseasonal rain and hailstorms since January.

The Haryana government is yet to notify the crop insurance scheme for the 2014-15 rabi season, despite claiming itself to be a farmer-friendly government.

Farmers facing the vagaries of weather for the past two weeks are on tenterhooks as the Met office has predicted heavy rain and thunderstorm, accompanied with hailstorm in mid and lower hills of Hi

A day after India officially informed the Paris-based Organisation of Animal Health (OIE) of an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus in the Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh, the Union

SURATGARH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the Soil Health Cards (SHC) Scheme at Suratgarh in Sriganganagar district. "Take care of the health of your motherland.

Scheme Aims To Educate Farmers To Help Boost Yield

Maharashtra government has been warned of decline in food grain production in the year 2014-15 because of prolonged drought situation in some parts of state.

In line with the Narendra Modi-led government’s moves to allow the states more autonomy in planning their schemes, the Centre has agreed to the suggestions of a few state governments to have their

About 75 per cent of the cultivable land in the country has been adversely affected by excessive use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides.

Centre Holds State Govts Responsible