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Telangana News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
In view of intermittent rains in Telangana, the state government today directed district collectors, agricultural officials and scientists to take necessary steps to avoid any hardships to farmers during the kharif season.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
The government today tried to allay concerns on paddy crop, saying there's no threat to it despite Indian Meteorological Department's projection of deficient rains in July and August. The sowing is under way in most parts of country.
Wednesday June 17, 2015
Paddy is the main crop grown in the kharif (summer) season. Sowing of kharif crops has already started with the onset of the South-West monsoon from June.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Accusing the Rajasthan government of working against the interests of farmers, a Congress MLA today alleged irregularities in assessing damage to crops in his constituency in Jalore district during the last Kharif crops season.
Tuesday October 22, 2013
The domestic availability of onion has been affected on account of damage to kharif crop because of unseasonal rains in key producing states including Maharashtra.
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Sunday June 16, 2013
The monsoon has already made its entry in the country but farmers in Karnataka are anxious. The state had recently experienced a severe drought that also hit Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra.
Sunday December 9, 2012
The yields of major crops, including rice, oilseeds, sugarcane and cotton, fell by up to 6 per cent during the kharif season compared to the previous season due to delayed monsoon, according to a Agriculture Ministry official.
Sunday September 23, 2012
With kharif (summer crop) output being projected to drop by 10 per cent this year, food prices will remain under pressure for some time, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan has said.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday July 4, 2012
It's still not a happy time for farmers in Punjab. A delayed monsoon has increased their worries and any more of a delay could hit the production of rice paddy crop and also increase the input cost of cultivating Kharif crop. Punjab is facing a rain deficit of more than 70 per cent. Delayed monsoons have hindered the plans of many farmers who have...
NDTV Correspondent | Friday November 25, 2011
Given that the kharif harvest to be better than last year, the Reserve Bank on Monday said that India's GDP growth this fiscal could be higher than the 8 per cent projected in its monetary policy statement in April. "Going by the progress of the monsoon so far, agricultural output is expected to be better than last year....lead indicators f...
India News | Shaili Chopra | Saturday July 25, 2009
The monsoon across Central and Western India is improving, raising hopes of recovery in the economy.