He said that 610 farmers committed suicide between January and March this year.
22 Jun 2019 6:01 AM
The amendment in the bill had allowed farmers and traders to sell their agricultural produce outside the Agricultural Produce Market Committee.
29 Nov 2018 1:41 AM
Lokmangal Society has rejected the charges.
23 Oct 2018 2:54 AM
New norm will benefit 5 lakh farmers, but add fiscal burden of Rs 1,000 crore.
21 Jul 2018 2:35 AM
According to one primary estimate, sugar mills across the state owe farmers about Rs 1913 crore.
31 May 2018 2:10 AM
The import has taken place at a time when the sugar industry is facing an unprecedented crisis due to a crash in prices.
14 May 2018 12:23 AM
Because of poor response, government has increased the period of OTS scheme up to June 30.
05 Apr 2018 2:55 AM
The government is supplying it at cheaper rates and hopes to get good response.
07 Mar 2018 6:40 AM
Cooperatives minister Subhash Deshmukh said the government wanted farmers to benefit from this scheme.
03 Mar 2018 2:13 AM
There are a total of 1.36 crore farmers in the state, of which only 50-55 lakh are eligible for loans.
29 Jan 2018 1:30 AM
Earlier, Shiv Sena MLA Prakash Abitkar had also received benefits without applying for it. He has even informed the assembly about it.
18 Dec 2017 1:21 AM
Subhash Deshmukh has prepared a proposal to give power to additional chief secretary to hear quasi-judicial matters.
04 Dec 2017 1:46 AM
The groups are now demanding reasonable purchase price for cotton and soya bean also.
18 Nov 2017 2:35 AM
Number of farm loan accounts stated by banks reduce by 13 lakh.
11 Oct 2017 2:53 AM
In the absence of protection, many of the depositors did not get their deposits back when credit societies came under financial crisis.
29 Aug 2017 2:56 AM
This initiative is expected to bypass manual interference and therefore avoid the possibility of any kind of wrongdoing.
17 Jul 2017 1:36 AM
Maharashtra has a strong network of urban banks as well as credit societies.
28 Jun 2017 2:00 AM
Cong workers ‘ransack’ tur procurement centre, say it’s a symbol of farmers’ anger against govt.
16 May 2017 2:48 AM
Ex-CM alleges poor coordination between it and marketing dept.
01 May 2017 1:28 AM
This has resulted in complete stopping of procurement with farmers of Vidarbha facing a serious crisis.
12 Apr 2017 3:35 AM