Tag: farmers

Farmers protest seeking MSP for all agricultural produce
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
News

‘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
News

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…

Farmers stay resilient despite COVID shock
Coronavirus Update, News

Farmers stay resilient despite COVID shock

June 11, 2021

Labour shortage does not deter them as they themselves don the role of labourers Srirangapatna: As a devastating COVID-19 second wave tears through the lives, farmers in Mysuru and Mandya have defied the odds to nearly complete paddy harvesting as they prepare for the oncoming rainy season to grow fresh crops.  The farming sector has…

No takers for melons and tomatoes
News

No takers for melons and tomatoes

June 9, 2021

While watermelons rot in Periyapatna, K.R. Nagar tomato growers dump produce on road Periyapatna/K.R. Nagar: COVID-19 pandemic, which has created havoc in the State, has left many including farmers in distress. While watermelon growers in Periyapatna have suffered huge losses as there are no takers following the lockdown, tomato growers in K.R. Nagar have dumped…

1 2 3 6
ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]