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Man-jumbo conflict: Forester, 10 jumbo chasers held captive in Mayurbhanj village, freed 
Man-jumbo conflict: Forester, 10 jumbo chasers held captive in Mayurbhanj village, freed 

The irate villagers demanded that the jumbos be chased away from their village and suitable compensation for the damaged crops provided  to them. 

‘Crop loss, loan burden’ force farmer to end life in Odisha’s Ganjam
‘Crop loss, loan burden’ force farmer to end life in Odisha’s Ganjam

According to sources, Raha suffered huge loss after his 60 packets of paddy got damaged due to rain and he had to sold them at a very cheap price to miller last year. Like previous year this year too, he suffered loss as his crops got damaged due to rains and pest attack.

Cyclone Jawad: Central Team Holds Discussion With Odisha SRC, To Access Damage In 6 Dists
Cyclone Jawad: Central Team Holds Discussion With Odisha SRC, To Access Damage In 6 Dists

The inter-ministerial central team led by Saurav Ray, Joint Secretary (CEPI), Ministry of Home Affairs, is scheduled to conduct an intensive survey in the districts affected by the cyclone Jawad.

Central Team To Visit Odisha Today For Cyclone Jawad Damage Assessment
Central Team To Begin Cyclone Jawad Damage Assessment In Odisha Today

An inter-ministerial central team is set to arrive in Odisha today for on-spot detail assessment of damages caused by cyclonic storm Jawad.

Cyclone ‘Jawad’, Unseasonal Rain: Double Whammy For Farmers In Odisha
Cyclone ‘Jawad’, Unseasonal Rain: Double Whammy For Farmers In Odisha

As if the devastation caused to the paddy and vegetable crops by cyclone ‘Jawad’ induced heavy rain was not enough, the recent two-day-long downpour triggered by a trap-line has dealt a severe blow to the farmers in the State. 

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Cyclone Jawad: Odisha Minister Directs Collectors To Submit Crop Damage Assessment Report

Though cyclone Jawad which has weakened into a low pressure area ceased to cause any major damage but it triggered extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in several parts of the State, particularly in the coastal and northern parts, damaging standing crops and inundating several low-lying areas.

Cyclone Jawad Impact- Odisha Farmers Stare At Uncertainty Over Massive Crop Loss
Cyclone Jawad Impact- Odisha Farmers Stare At Uncertainty Over Massive Crop Loss

Though some of the farmers were able to harvest the crops, they failed to shift the yield to safer places in due time. The croppers have expressed huge concerns that if the wet conditions continue for a longer period, it would eventually wipe out any chance of break-even in the production of the crops.

Unseasonal Rains Damage Paddy Crop In Odisha; Weather Conditions To Improve, Says IMD
Unseasonal Rains Damage Paddy Crop In Odisha; Weather Conditions To Improve, Says IMD

The famers in most parts of Semulia block in Balasore district are worried a lot as earlier bulk of the standing crops were damaged by 'Chakada’ worms, also known as Brown Plant Hoppers.

Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Alleged Crop Loss Due To Deficient Rainfall
Odisha Farmer Ends Life Over Alleged Crop Loss Due To Deficient Rainfall

As several districts in Odisha reel under drought-like situation, a farmer in Bolangir district ended his life over alleged crop loss by consuming poison. As per reports, the deceased farmer, identified as Rechaka Banchor (60) of Kadobera village under Tureikela block, allegedly consumed poison on Thursday.

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Farmer Ends Life Over Crop Loss In Odisha's Sambalpur

Rohidas was under severe mental stress due to the huge losses he had suffered due to crop failure. The problem was aggravated when he faced difficulties in selling his paddy stock.

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'Debt-ridden' woman farmer ends life in Odisha

Nabarangpur: Farmer suicides continue unabated as a woman farmer allegedly took her life in Aunlima village under Tentulikhunti block of Nabaranagpur district today following crop loss due to heavy rain. The deceased, identified as Padmabati Muduli had consumed poison on Friday night and succumbed while undergoing treatment at a hospital today. Family members of the […]

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Cotton farmers a distressed lot in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Cotton farmers in Kalahandi district are now a worried lot and staring at an uncertain future owing to absence of mandis. As a result, several farmers are forced to sell their harvest at low prices. According to reports, the farmers here used to produce 10 to13 quintals of cotton annually. But due to adverse […]

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Cyclone Titli aftermath: Farmers in distress over crop damage

Gajapati: Hundred of farmers in several panchayats of Mohana block of the district are in distress as thousands of hectares of standing crops have been damaged under the impact of Cyclone Titli. As per reports, agricultural land in 39 panchayats of Mohana block in Gajapati district have been severely affected under the impact of Cyclone […]

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Incessant rain cripples normal life in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Incessant rains triggered by a low pressure system over Bay of Bengal has left many blocks and low lying areas in the district waterlogged. Thousands of hectares of agricultural fields in 348 revenue villages in different blocks of the district have been left submerged due to the downpour. As per reports Dhamnagar block in […]

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'Denied' crop insurance claims, Odisha farmers lock up banks

Bargarh/Bhubaneswar: Farmers of Bargarh district staged protests and locked up banks alleging that even though crop loss reports have been submitted to the concerned insurance companies, they are being deprived of their claims. As per reports, the insurance companies have denied disbursal of insurance claims due to anomalies in data related to crop cutting and […]

Farmer commits 'suicide' over crop loss in Odisha
Farmer commits 'suicide' over crop loss in Odisha

Bargarh: A famer in Odisha’s Bargarh district allegedly committed suicide today over crop loss and loan burden. As per reports, the deceased, identified as Gobardhan Barik of Julat Khaliatikra village was under mental duress after his crops in five acre land were damaged by brown planthopper pest last year followed by hailstones this year. Family […]

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Massive corruption in input subsidy disbursal surfaces in Bolangir

Bolangir/Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, on November 9, fixed modalities for distribution of agriculture input subsidy to ‘actual’ cultivators, including sharecroppers, who suffered crop loss due to pest attack. However, it seems that the farmers have been deprived of the benefits and become victim of a massive corruption which involves some government officials. According to sources, […]

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Opposition slams Naveen govt over Potato Mission failure

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress today launched a scathing attack on the Odisha government over failure of the Potato Mission in state after reports of a possible rise in prices of the vegetable in the coming three-four months due to crop damage in different parts of the country. “Odisha government had […]

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Farmer ends life over crop loss

Bargarh: Just when life in Bargarh seemed to get back on track, another farmer allegedly committed suicide over crop loss and loan burden by consuming pesticides in Chicholi village under Ambabhona block of the district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Seshadeb Saha. As per sources, Saha had taken a loan of Rs […]

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Odisha set to record bumper Paddy production

Bhubaneswar: Despite reports of crop loss due to drought, unseasonal rain and pest attacks, there would be bumper paddy production in Odisha this year. Confirming the development, Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Surya Narayan Patro on Tuesday stated that already 30 percent excess paddy has been procured so far in the State. Already nearly […]