The government has procured paddy worth Rs 57,032 crore so far in the 2021-22 kharif marketing season.
With the Centre ruling out lifting of parboiled rice from Telangana, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced that the state government will not set up paddy procurement centres in the...
With the Centre rejecting Telangana's demands over paddy procurement, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has called a meeting of the state Cabinet on Monday to decide future course of action.
The ongoing crisis in Telangana over paddy procurement from farmers is likely to deepen further with the state government failing to get an assurance from the Centre to lift the paddy.
State Food Minister R Sakkarapani on Wednesday said the state government would increase the moisture content of procured paddy if the Union government permits.
Monsoon rains resumed again in Thanjavur district, which saw a brief respite from the continuous rainfall. Water entered paddy fields with 1,500 acres going under water
A farmer's body on Wednesday said standing paddy crops in at least five lakh acres have been damaged due to monsoon rains and demanded Rs 50,000 farm input compensation per hectare, while the Tamil...
Heavy rains submerged samba crops in around one lakh acres on Tuesday and officials from the respective Delta districts inspected the affected areas and initiated steps to drain the water.
Continuous rains damaged paddy waiting for the turn at DPC in Thanajvur while many had started sprouting. Farmers demanded compensation for the loss on Friday.
At a time when paddy growers of Delta region were facing too many problems, the Central team’s assurance to recommend the government to increase the mandatory moisture condition has come as big relief