Monday, Feb 26, 2024 | Last Update : 11:24 AM IST

Maharashtra farmers

Pawar promises Centre’s aid for ‘unprecedented’ crop loss in Maharashtra

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

Onion export ban to cause Rs 5,000 crore losses to Maharashtra farmers

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

Maharashtra govt made 29.50 lakh farmers debt-free: Uddhav

Rs 18,980 crore was deposited into farmers' bank accounts, said the Maharashtra chief minister

16 Aug 2020 10:28 AM

Maharashtra farmers fail to clear HVDS dues

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

Farmers term budget disappointing, unjust

One and a half crore farmers have less than two hectares of land in Maharashtra.

02 Feb 2019 2:28 AM


It’ll be tough for govt to meet deficit target

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

10K suicides on BJP’s watch

8,074 peasants ended lives during previous govt’s tenure.

29 Oct 2018 6:06 AM

Maharashtra: Scores of farmers upset as they get Rs 5 as crop insurance

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

Maharashtra CM asks crop insurers to settle farmers' claims by June 7

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

Maharashtra's Yavatmal embraces 'farm pool' scheme, 6000 pools constructed

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


Maharashtra farmer drinks poison, blames Modi govt in suicide note

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

Govt's last chance to fulfil promises made to farmers: Shiv Sena

Facing the heat from the opposition and ally Shiv Sena, the state govt accepted the agitating farmers' demands.

13 Mar 2018 1:46 PM

36 lakh Maharashtra farmers to get full waiver: CM Fadnavis

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

Maharashtra disbursed Rs 8,332 crore crop loan

Loans have been given for period starting June 1 till June 12 for current Kharif season.

16 Jun 2017 9:44 AM

Can't even think of using foul language against farmers: Maharashtra BJP chief

The Shiv Sena today held a protest against the Maharashtra BJP president and burnt his effigies.

11 May 2017 8:56 PM