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» 2019-06-28

A study by the Central Ground Water Board has revealed that India’s Ganga-Yamuna plain is rapidly running out of ground water. Despite isolated cases like that of Chennai and Bangalore, […]

» 2019-06-25

The ministry of agriculture and farmers’ welfare has clarified that no decision has been taken to make the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana or the PM Crop Insurance Scheme voluntary. […]

» 2019-03-19

Kaveri Seeds, one of India’s largest seed firms, has set up a new corn cob drying facility, touted to be Asia’s largest, at Molangur village in Karimnagar district of Telangana. […]

» 2019-01-07

Marine products, especially shrimps, are among the most restricted items of import from India, according to data released by the ministry of commerce and industry today. Four of India’s major […]

» 2018-12-18

Indian auto maker Mahindra & Mahindra said it has agreed to increase its voting rights in Scandinavian farm equipment maker Sempo to 49.04% from 35% by acquiring shares and convertible […]

» 2018-12-13

Jain Irrigation said it won a Rs 584 cr order to set  up an integrated micro irrigation project in Karnataka. The Singatalur Lift irrigation project is being implemented for irrigating […]

» 2018-07-02

Mahindra & Mahindra, one of the country’s top tractor makers, said it saw a sharp jump of 24% in the number of tractors sold in June this year. Total tractors […]

» 2018-04-27

Mahindra & Mahindra launched two high-power tractors under its Novo brand. The 65 horsepower variant with two-wheel drive has a starting price of Rs 9.99, while the 75 HP variant […]

» 2018-03-06

Jain Irrigation Systems Limited said it has won a Rs 288 cr project from the Karnataka government to set up a drip irrigation system for 5,000 farmers in Chikmaglur district. […]

» 2018-02-16

Despite a good monsoon, levels of water in the country’s big river water reservoirs are substantially below where they were last year, and are also well below the average levels […]

» 2018-02-04

An online poll conducted by Ultra News with 1,200 respondents indicated continued strong support for incumbent prime minister Narendra Modi compared to challenger Rahul Gandhi of the Indian National Congress. […]

» 2018-02-02

Jain Irrigation Systems, the country’s largest provider of drip irrigation and related equipment, said the budget for 2018-19 is likely to boost farmer incomes and benefit agricultural industries. It listed […]

» 2017-12-23

The pace of bad industrial debt written off by public sector banks in India increased substantially this year, according to RBI data. In the first six months of the financial […]

» 2017-12-01

Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, said telecom was the first of his big bet, and he will now use his resources to solve problems in three other difficult areas — […]

» 2017-11-14

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said it has agreed to license technology and the brand from Belgium-based agricultural equipment maker Dewulf to make potato planting machinery in India. Dewulf is the […]

» 2017-11-02

Ruchi Soya Industries said global private equity player Devonshire Capital will buy 51% of the company and 100% of certain of its ‘branded packaged oils distribution business’. The money will […]

» 2017-09-08

Despite a decent monsoon season, water levels at storage facilities in India continues to be below those of last year as well as the 10-year average. Of particular concern is […]

» 2017-09-06

Escorts, which makes Farmtrac and Powertrac tractors in India, launched several new models today, including what it called India’s first Electric & Hydrostatic concept tractor as well as high-end models […]

» 2017-08-16

The write-off of farm loans in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra seems to be encouraging farmers in other states to stop paying back their farm loans to make sure that they […]

» 2017-06-29

Ratings agency Fitch said the string of farm loan waivers announced by various Indian states could impact the financial profile of the country as a whole. The agency, however, did […]

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