भारतीय किसान, 'चक्रव्यूह' में फंसा अभिमन्यु
देश के ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों की लगभग 58% आबादी खेती पर निर्भर है, इतने बड़े तबके का अशांत होना देश के लिए अच्छा संकेत नहीं ...
Fall Armyworm attack: The damage done
The deadly but little understood crop pest, poses a threat to food security and livelihoods of millions as it ravages crops in Africa and …
State-run insurance firms headless; PMFBY implementation suffers
Performances of private insurance companies were also not encouraging, though they had been opted for those states where risk was less
Central American farmers create funds to tackle climate disasters
Apart from acting as safety nets for disasters, the funds encourage good agricultural practices and income-generating activities among vulnerable …
Farmers demand law for guaranteed income
Participants voice concern on drought, farmers' suicide and water conservation, among other issues
In the Parliament on March 11, 2016
Here’s a round-up of today’s debates and reports on environmental and developmental issues
Will contract farming law relieve agrarian distress?
Although the proposed law promises to alleviate the suffering of India’s farmers, it needs a research-backed approach
Meagre payments, reluctant states mar Modi’s flagship crop insurance scheme
10 million farmers have dropped out of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana in just a year
NITI Aayog’s three-year action plan on agriculture raises hope as well as concerns
In a major digression from the current discourse on GM crops, the report claimed that the farmers in India have “enthusiastically embraced&…
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is a good scheme with flawed execution, says CSE
Agriculture insurance is recognised as an important part of the safety net for farmers to deal with the impacts of extreme and unseasonal weather
In Parliament on March 10, 2017
The controversial crop insurance scheme, the impact of erratic weather on crops, chronic diseases, food fortification were among some of the …
Threat for Bhagalpur's mango growers: Red banded mango caterpillar
This is the second consecutive year that the pest has affected the mango crop in Bhagalpur and surrounding areas, known for its famous Zardalu brand
Farm distress: Crisis at large
High input cost, flawed MSP calculation and non-inclusive crop insurance scheme are problems perpetuating farm distress
ओलावृष्टि से फसल को भारी नुकसान, लेकिन क्या किसानों को मिल पाएगा मुआवजा
ओलावृष्टि व बारिश से फसल नष्ट हो गई, सरकार ने मुआवजे की घोषणा भी कर दी, लेकिन फसल नुकसान के आकलन का तरीका नहीं ...
बीमा कंपनियों द्वारा 83 फीसदी किसानों की फसल बीमा के दावों का निपटारा नहीं
योजनाओं पर करीब से नजर डालने से पता चलता है कि महत्वाकांक्षी योजनाएं व्यथित किसानों को बहुत मदद नहीं करती हैं
Highlights of the monsoon session: what the Parliament discussed
Important discussions and reports tabled in the Parliament in from July 17 to August 11
Why Indian farmers need a robust relief and compensation mechanism
Climate change will impact agriculture, resulting in increased crop damages and lower crop yields
क्या दम तोड़ रही है प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना?
मौसम की वजह से लगातार खराब हो रही फसल की वजह से नुकसान झेल रही बीमा कंपनियां प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना से अपने नाम ...
India’s time to lead at the WTO
USA’s price suppression and market distortions in cotton is threatening Indian and African producers
Panel set up to review crop insurance recommends agriculture insurance Act
Insurance companies should be allocated districts for minimum three years, instead of one season, to remove uncertainties, says panel headed by P …
नीति राजनीति: क्या प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना का मिल रहा है फायदा?
मध्य प्रदेश में इस साल बारिश ने धान को छोड़कर हर फसल को भारी नुकसान पहुंचाया। प्रदेश में खरीफ की 149.35 लाख हेक्टेयर में ...
Farmers propose Bills on loan waiver, fair prices in their own 'parliament'
More than 180 farmer organisations from across the country proposed Bills related to debt waiver and fair crop prices in a mock parliament
Budget 2017-18 expectations: ensure food security, minimise rural distress
This year’s budget must focus on preventing farmer suicides, strengthening crop insurance scheme and guaranteeing rural employment
Towards a hopeful agricultural future
In India, no other industry has as many restrictions, controls and blatant discriminations as agriculture
As drought looms, Maharashtra refuses to extend insurance deadline for farmers
With hardly any rains in June, no sowing activity has taken place in many regions, making it impossible for farmers to insure crops