11 Jul 2014
Nagpur: Farmers and widows of suicide affected families in Vidarbha would be observing a day-long fast on Saturday at Pandharkawada in Yavatmal district, to draw the attention of authorities to the distress due to delayed rains in the region.
14 Jun 2012
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has directed the state's agriculture department to ensure selling of old stock of DAP fertilisers on previous rates.
24 Apr 2014
New Delhi: In a hostile takeover bid, Deepak Fertilisers on Wednesday increased its stake in Vijay Mallya-promoted Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd (MCFL) to over 25 percent and made an open offer to buy another 26 percent for Rs 190 crore.
06 Dec 2012
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday criticised Congress-led UPA government at the Centre for "not finding time" to ensure availability of fertilisers to farmers even as it is trying to hard sell the FDI policy in Parliament.
17 Jul 2012
The Uttar Pradesh government has sought adequate availability of fertilisers to meet the demand of the state.
25 Jan 2013
Fertiliser Ministry sent a status report to Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on the issue of private firms being reportedly favoured in grant of subsidy on certain fertilisers.
22 Aug 2012
The Bharatiya Kisan Union’s state level meeting was held at Lohchab village in Narwana where the farmers have promised not to use DAP fertilizer and pesticides on the wheat crop.
13 Aug 2012
Farmers of country's largest Soyabean producer Madhya Pradesh have started using urea instead of diammonium phosphate (DAP) in its cultivation due to rising prices of fertilizers.
15 May 2012
Concerned over the adverse impact of fertilisers on soil and crops, government plans to reduce subsidy on it and divert funds to organic manures, bio- fertilisers, green manures and promotion of organic farming.
28 Sep 2012
Eight core industries grew at a slower pace of 2.1 percent in August, as against 3.8 percent in the same month last year due to negative growth in crude oil, natural gas, fertiliser and cement.