Kumram Bheem Asifabad: Another farmer died after being struck by lightning when he was sowing cotton seeds in his farm in Chintalamanepalli mandal centre on Friday. The victim was identified as Rauthu Ravuji (42), a resident of Chintalamanepalli mandal headquarters. Ravuji lost consciousness when the lightning struck him. He breathed his last while being shifted […]
Kumram Bheem Asifabad: Three persons were arrested and a trader was booked for allegedly possessing and trading banned spurious cotton seeds here on Friday. A total of 150 kg of the seeds worth Rs 3 lakh, were recovered from them. Kaghaznagar DSP Karunakar told pressmen that the accused persons were Shaik Jameer from Gorregutta village […]
Mancherial: In-charge Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Akhil Mahajan warned that stringent action would be taken against those who indulge in smuggling of banned spurious cotton seeds and pesticides in the district. He convened an awareness meeting with authorized dealers of the seeds and owners of private transport agencies in Bellampalli on Friday. Speaking on […]
Mancherial: The menace of smuggling of banned spurious cotton seeds continues to haunt Mancherial district even as police and authorities of the agriculture department jointly try to clamp down it. It is leaving an adverse impact on farmers and soil. The operations of sowing cotton seeds would usually commence in June. Farmers buy the seeds […]
Addressing the media at the District Police Office here Nalgonda, Ravindra said the seized spurious seeds comprised 1,700 quintals of cotton seeds, 350 quintals of chilli seeds and 2,500 quintals of paddy seeds.