RABI CROP

  • Have enough surplus food, won't face food shortage due to unseasonal rainfall, says Arun Jaitley March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. Reacting to the situation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...
  • Unseasonal rains wreak havoc: Large-scale crop loss bad news for Indian economy? March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • Nashik: Farmers face a crisis as rains damage major crops March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed acres and acres of grape field and over 60,000 hectares of major crop in the last 6 months in Nashik. ...
  • Unseasonal rains destroy crops: Agriculture scientist Swaminathan says it's a wake up call March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Agriculture scientist Dr MS...
  • Unseasonal rains destroy over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop, price rise likely March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. One of the worst affected places is...
  • Modi government battles as 10 lakh hectares of standing crop destroyed March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rain has destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. One of the worst affected places is Maharashtra where around 40,000 hectares of standing Rabi crop has been damaged. On the other hand 26 out of...
  • Unseasonal rainfall across North and West India damages crops March 16, 2015

    North and West India have been hit by unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms which have damaged standing crops worth thousands of crore rupees. It has led to a spectre of price rise and hoarding. ...
  • Haryana: Deficient rainfall causes damage to standing crop, farmers worried July 14, 2014

    Pulwal: Delayed monsoon remains a top concern as it is the peak of the kharif season, but deficient rainfall has caused damage to standing crop in Haryana. Farmers who have taken land on lease for cultivation are now staring at an uncertain future. There's an acre of yellowing paddy in...
  • 2,869 villages declared scarcity hit in Rajasthan May 23, 2014

    The Government of Rajasthan on Friday declared 2,869 villages in 21 districts as scarcity hit in view of Rabi crop2014 assessment in the state, an official said in Jaipur. Jhalawar district has the most villages at 869, followed by Dausa 106, and Alwar 100, the official said. Land revenue tax in...
  • Maharashtra: Unseasonal rainfall, hailstorm damages Rabi crop March 11, 2014

    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...
  • Chhattisgarh sanctions Rs 200 crore to compensate farmers March 4, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday sanctioned a sum of Rs 200 crore to compensate farmers who suffered losses in recent rainfalls and hailstorms in several places of the state. "Singh chaired a meeting of senior officials to take stock of the situation and took a decision on Tuesday in...
  • Govt to focus on rabi crops to counter drought August 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Prime Minister's meeting with the State Chief Ministers on Monday to discuss the issue of drought in the country, CNNIBN has learnt that Government has prepared a plan to tackle the situation. A group of ministers (GoM) under Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will be...
  • Farmers' woes grow as unseasonal rains ruin crops April 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rains may have brought relief to the parched cities but it's added to the many woes of the Indian farmer who are already coping with inflationary pressures. The loan waiver won't mean much to those who were waiting to harvest their crops, which have now been damaged by...