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Farmers allegedly assaulted by auto drivers in city
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Farmers allegedly assaulted by auto drivers in city

September 12, 2022

Rs. 85,800 cash, two mobile phones, ATM Card, PAN Card, Aadhaar Card stolen from two farmers Mysore/Mysuru: In separate incidents, two farmers were allegedly assaulted by auto drivers, who have made away with Rs. 85,800 cash, two mobile phones, ATM Card, PAN Card and Aadhaar Card belonging to the farmers. In the first incident, 31-year-old…

Farmers protest against delay in fixing procurement price for sugarcane
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Farmers protest against delay in fixing procurement price for sugarcane

August 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Angry farmers shouted slogans against the District and Taluk Administration for delay in fixing the procurement price of sugarcane, exploitation of farmers and demanding solution to their other problems at a protest held Mysuru Taluk Office recently. The protest was organised jointly by the State Farmer Associations Federation and the State Sugarcane Growers Association….

Farmers protest seeking MSP for all agricultural produce
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Farmers protest seeking MSP for all agricultural produce

April 13, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Pressing for Minimum Support Price (MSP) for all farm produce and fulfilment of various demands, farmers from various Farmer associations, including Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) , launched a protest here yesterday. Farmers dumped their produce in front of MP Pratap Simha’s office at Jaladarshini Guest House on Hunsur Road in protest, alleging that the…

Farmers block Highway: Traffic thrown out of gear
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Farmers block Highway: Traffic thrown out of gear

November 26, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Farmers held demonstrations at entry and exit points of the city this morning to mark one year of the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s farm laws. The intensity of protest was severely felt on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway and Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway where vehicular traffic was thrown out of gear. Police had a tough time in controlling…

Mandya MP appeals CM to help flood hit farmers
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Mandya MP appeals CM to help flood hit farmers

November 25, 2021

Bengaluru: With scores of farmers in Mandya District badly affected by recent incessant rains, Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambareesh met Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai at his official residence on Race Course road in Bengaluru on Tuesday and sought his intervention in helping the farming community, which is deeply depressed by crop loss caused by floods and…

Alleged harassment to farmers by Banks: DC chairs meeting of farmer leaders and Bank officials
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Alleged harassment to farmers by Banks: DC chairs meeting of farmer leaders and Bank officials

September 30, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Following a complaint lodged by farmer leaders on Sept. 6 alleging that Banks were violating RBI guidelines and were harassing farmers who had taken loans, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. Bagadi Gautham chaired a meeting of farmer leaders and Bank representatives at his Office here yesterday. Sugarcane Growers Association President Kurubur Shanthakumar, explaining the harassment…

Belachalawadi Lake near Begur breaches
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Belachalawadi Lake near Begur breaches

August 23, 2021

Standing ragi, jowar, sunflower crops in 70-acre land destroyed Begur: Standing crops and stored fertilisers in the fields worth several lakhs of rupees were lost as the Belachalawadi Lake near Begur in Gundlupet taluk breached yesterday. Many farmers have lost their standing crops and tonnes of fertilisers  that were stored in the fields to be…

Agro-innovation: Low-cost paper pot transplanter
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Agro-innovation: Low-cost paper pot transplanter

August 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy as it supplies raw materials for many of the industries and is the source of livelihood for the majority of rural populace in India.  There have been innumerable transformations in cultivation practices of crops and also simultaneously many innovations too were successful in changing the face of…

‘Misled’ farmers descend on M.G. Road Market with produces; vacate after cops intervene
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‘Misled’ farmers descend on M.G. Road Market with produces; vacate after cops intervene

June 29, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Hundreds of fruit and vegetable vendors descended on M.G. Road Vegetable Market situated behind the Dasara Exhibition Grounds here yesterday despite lockdown. This created confusion for some time with farmers and traders occupying the market yard with their produces. The District Administration had temporarily suspended activities at M.G. Road Market and Dasara Expo Grounds…

Educate farmers on availability of agricultural inputs: Minister
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Educate farmers on availability of agricultural inputs: Minister

June 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With the monsoon having set in, Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil held a review meeting on the  district’s preparedness for kharif season, at the Zilla Panchayat (ZP) Hall here yesterday. Soon as the meeting began, the Minister sought inputs on stocks of agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilisers etc., from the Department officials and questioned…

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