RABI CROP

  • 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...