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Take strict action against shopkeepers selling bogus seeds: minister

Mumbai, Jun 14 (UNI) Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Dhananjay Munde on Saturday issued a stern warning to agricultural input shopkeepers saying that if they commit crimes like selling any seeds at high price or selling bogus seeds in the state will now be fined.
Speaking at a state-level review meeting here about availability of seeds and fertilizers required for kharif crops, he said that seeds are available in abundance and additional demand for fertilizers will also be met in coming weeks.
But now, distribution of seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, etc., will be stricter, he informed and said that the police department, along with the Agriculture department, will also keep a close eye on this, he said.
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MVA will contest Maharashtra assembly polls together to oust Mahayuti: Venugopal

19 Jul 2024 | 10:46 PM

Mumbai, July 19 (UNI) All India Congress Committee, General Secretary K C Venugopal on Friday said the Maha Vikas Aghadci(MVA) partners will contest the upcoming Mharashtra Assembly polls together and oust the "highly corrupt" ruling Mahayuti
Addressing a meeting of key Congress leaders here, Venugopal said his party and the other two constituents NCP (CP) and Shiv Sena (UBT) will sit together to discuss seat adjustment for the polls slated to be held later this year.

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Maha minister calls for peace after Vishalgad violence

19 Jul 2024 | 10:12 PM

Mumbai, July 19 (UNI) Maharashtra Minister for Minority Development and Auqaf, Marketing Abdul Sattar on Friday said that the violent incident at Vishalgad in Kolhapur district should not create a rift in society.

The Kolhapur district and police administration should take care that this incident does not create an atmosphere of fear among the minority community, he said.

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AIMIM protests against Vishalgad violence in Maharashtra

19 Jul 2024 | 9:43 PM

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, July 19 (UNI) All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) activists under the leadership of former MP and state president Imtiaz Jaleel on Friday held an agitation in front of Divisional Commissioner office here to protest against Vishalgad violence in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district .

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Heavy rainfall at isolated places over Konkan and Goa

19 Jul 2024 | 7:38 PM

Pune, July 19 (UNI) Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy falls very likely at isolated places over Konkan and Goa and Vidarbha.

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Southwest monsoon Vigorous over Saurashtra and Kutch

19 Jul 2024 | 7:35 PM

Pune, July 19 (UNI) The Southwest Monsoon has been Vigorous over Saurashtra and Kutch, coastal Andhra Pradesh and active over Konkan and Goa, Telangana, coastal Karnataka and Kerala. It has been subdued over Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar.

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