Crop Damage

  • Farmers fear crop damage as rains, dust storm hit UP 18-04-2014 01:36 PM

    A change in weather with intermittent showers since early Friday morning has set farmers worrying in this region as they are yet to finish harvesting wheat crop. "The bundles of harvested wheat lying open in the fields could get damaged. In areas where the crop is still to be harvested...
  • As Pawar denies crop damage, 2 Maharashtra farmers commit suicide 19-03-2014 05:02 PM

    Mumbai: Two farmers reportedly committed suicide in the Beed and Parbhani districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday. The suicides came on a day when Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, downplayed the issue of crop damage - the prime reason behind the suicides. "Entire India is not...
  • Central team to assess crop damage caused by hailstorm 12-03-2014 08:02 PM

    A central team will arrive on a three-day visit from tomorrow to assess the extensive damage caused to crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm in Madhya Pradesh, official sources said on Wednesday. In view of the central team's visit from March 13-15,State Chief Secretary, Antony DeSa held discussions with...
  • MP: Two farmers commit suicide in Damoh due to crop damage 12-03-2014 08:25 AM

    Damoh: Two farmers have committed suicide in Damoh district of madhya Pradesh after they incurred severe loss to their crops by the unseasonal rain. So far, six farmers have tried to end their life in the district after the loss. Till now, crops worth 13,000 crores have been destroyed in...
  • Maharashtra: Unseasonal rainfall, hailstorm damages Rabi crop 11-03-2014 08:51 AM

    Mumbai: Heavy unseasonal rainfall and hailstorm in several parts of Maharashtra have damaged thousands of hectares of Rabi crop. The government has now started a crop survey. Saikheda, Chandori, Karanjgaon, Tarulkhedale, Tamaswadi villages were the worst-affected. Pomegranate and grape cultivation in Satana has been virtually wiped out. Standing crops like...
  • Rs 2 cheques: Crop damage compensation for farmers in Haryana 25-07-2013 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: In a shocker in Haryana, the state government has handed out compensation cheques for as little as Rs 2 to farmers for crops damaged in 2011. Farmers are refusing to encash the cheques saying it will cost them at least Rs 1,000 to open an account and deposit...
  • Central team to visit AP to assess crop damage 05-02-2011 01:50 PM

    Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh: A central team will arrive in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on February 8 and 9 to assess the damage caused to crops and property due to rains. The District Joint Collector K Sasidhar said the inter-ministerial team is visiting for the second time to assess...
  • Farmers' woes grow as unseasonal rains ruin crops 06-04-2008 03:47 AM

    CNN-IBN Cricket Analyst Harsha Bhogle says India's experienced batsmen need to dig in to do well at Sydney. ...