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‘Ensure scientific price for farm products to end agrarian crisis’
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‘Ensure scientific price for farm products to end agrarian crisis’

Mysuru:  University of Mysore Registrar Prof. R. Rajanna urged the policy makers of the country to ensure scientific price for all farm products besides create marketing facilities, come up with farmer-friendly schemes, training, other programmes to end ongoing agrarian distress                                  in the nation. He was speaking at the ICSSR sponsored two-day national seminar on ‘Agrarian…

Farmers stage demonstration
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Farmers stage demonstration

Mysuru: Urging the District Administration to start immediate procurement of paddy at all the procurement centre, nearly a hundred farmers, under the banner of Karnataka State Sugar Cane Growers Association (KSSGA) staged a demonstration in front of the DC office this morning. The farmers, who protested by dumping paddy, presented a memorandum to the DC….

Farmers take out rally
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Farmers take out rally

Mysuru: Seeking fulfilment of their various demands, more than a hundred farmers under the banner of Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association took out rally in city this morning. The rally, which commenced from Gun House Circle, passed through Chamaraja Double Road, Ramaswamy Circle, JLB road and Vinoba road to reach the DC’s office. The demands…

Low prices: Farmers dump vegetables
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Low prices: Farmers dump vegetables

Mysuru: Disheartened by the sudden falling prices for their crops, hundreds of irate farmers staged a protest this morning in front of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) office at APMC premises in Bandipalya here. They threw truckloads of vegetables including tomatoes, cucumber, cauliflower and brinjal on the road to register their protest. They even distributed…

Farmers use PM Modi, Amit Shah cut-outs as scarecrows
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Farmers use PM Modi, Amit Shah cut-outs as scarecrows

Chikkamagalur:  Two months after the Karnataka Assembly elections, Chikkamagalur farmers have found an innovative way of using politicians’ cardboard cut-outs that were used during campaigns. Cut-outs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and other leaders that were used extensively during the election campaigns are now being used to chase away crows in Lakkavalli Hobli…

Making a difference in farmers’ lives: Retired Forest Officer shows the way…
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Making a difference in farmers’ lives: Retired Forest Officer shows the way…

By N. Niranjan Nikam Plant, nourish and flourish’ is the mantra of this 80-year-old former Forest and Environment Secretary A.C. Lakshmana. The multi-pronged and highly beneficial project to the State that he advocates especially in the wake of farmers’ loan burden, increasing poverty and suicides is very important to overcome these tragic conditions. Speaking to…

Mysuru farmers supply vegetables directly to Kerala consumers
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Mysuru farmers supply vegetables directly to Kerala consumers

By Pavan Murthy Though there are many government policies preventing middlemen from exploiting farmers, they have remained in paper without making any difference in local markets. They continue to fleece farmers and pocket most of the profits while farmers return almost empty handed though they toil year-round in their fields. A silent revolution is happening…

Release of Kabini water to TN: Farmers block Mysuru- N’gud Highway
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Release of Kabini water to TN: Farmers block Mysuru- N’gud Highway

Nanjangud: Over 400 farmers staged a rasta roko this morning on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway at Basavapura blocking the vehicular movement towards Mysuru and Tamil Nadu. The protestors, who arrived at around 11 am, staged a dharna and shouted slogans against Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and Irrigation Department officials accusing them of releasing Kabini water to Tamil Nadu. The…

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