Farmers hopeful for benefits with KRRS and AAP’s partnership

Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha’s  leader, Kodihalli Chandrashekar will be joining hands with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal. Turning up in large numbers for the event at the National college ground near Basvanagudi, farmers believe that KRRS and AAP’s partnership will benefit them in certain ways. Over 30,000 people assembled for the event in […]

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Govt. orders sugar factory owners to clear farmer’s dues

Ministry of Textiles and Sugarcane said that payments of Rs. 2,500 crores are due.  The Karnataka Ministry of Textiles and Sugarcane ordered state sugar factories to pay the sugarcane farmers within 15 days on Wednesday. The sugar factories have promised to make 100 percent of pending payments to farmers within 15 days. Shankar Patil Munenakoppa, […]

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Farmer leader Chandrasekhar joins AAP in Bengaluru

The Aam Aadmi Party is planning to contest in all 224 seats in Karnataka. Bengaluru: A faction of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) led by Kodahalli Chandrasekhar joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday at the National College Grounds in Basavangudi. As Karnataka heads […]

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Small farmers unable to benefit from e-markets

Lack of knowledge about technology is making farmers continue to sell in traditional markets. Despite the state and central government’s effort to help the farmers sell their crops by creating advanced digital platforms like ReMS (Rastriya e-market service) and National Agriculture Market (e- Nam), many farmers lack technological knowledge about its usage. A farmer in […]

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A bitter existence for sugarcane farmers

Even though India is the second-largest exporter of sugarcane in the world, the sugar mills owe Rs. 15,683 crores to the farmers, across the nation to date.   Sugarcane farmers across the state plan to continue their agitation until the government accepts their demands, said Kurubur Shanthakumar, President of the Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers’ Association, and […]

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Farmers’ lives choked by poisons in the field

Accidental pesticide poisoning cases increase proportionally with the sales of chemical fertilizers Cases of unintentional pesticide and insecticide poisoning have increased by 13 percent in Karnataka, and about six percent across the country between 2019 and 2020, shows data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report. In Karnataka, 862 cases were reported in 2019 […]

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