What is the cost of doubling farmers’ income by 2022?
The farmers have to make an investment of Rs 463 billion in the next five years
The ignored sector
Post 1991, why has agriculture grown at 1 per cent while the industry at 8 per cent?
Sugarcane crisis: Govt focuses on technology fixes, but not on mounting dues to farmers
While sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh owe about Rs 12,500 crore to farmers, the government’s measures were directed mostly towards tackling …
The minuscule system of pricing
First, a farmer must sell the produce at a price wrongly discounted by unscientific calculation. Second, an unholy nexus of many players pushes …
‘Pro-farmer’ Madhya Pradesh government in a fix as land acquisition protest gains steam
A massive agitation would be staged in New Delhi on February 23 if the demands of farmers are not met
Harvest of losses
Will the loan waiver announced by the Maharashtra government help alleviate farmers' plight?
An absurd tale
The astounding agricultural growth of Madhya Pradesh has many suspenses
जब शोषण के खिलाफ किसानों ने छेड़ा विद्राेह
1874-75 में दक्कन में मारवाड़ी और गुजराती साहूकारों के खिलाफ ग्रामीणों ने सामाजिक बहिष्कार और हिंसा का रास्ता अपनाया
Madhya Pradesh witnesses farmer unrest like never before despite a bumper harvest
Six killed in Jharkhand after police fire at farmers protesting land acquisition
This is the third time the police have opened fire at the protesting farmers in the area
महिला किसानों की पहचान का खोला मोर्चा
महिला किसान ने कहा, हमारी मेहनत हमें भीख के रूप में मिलती है। देशभर की 79 फीसद महिला कृषि कामगार हैं और सिर्फ 9 ...
Raising the stakes
Farmers cannot escape the impact of global trade regimes. The lack of a safety net makes it worse
Let's also protest at WTO
Discriminatory WTO regime towards India is responsible for the farmers' plight
Farmers demand better crop prices, loan waiver and relief
A memorandum has been addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi containing a list of farmers' demands
A nationwide wave
Farmers are under heavy debt, but loan waivers only treat the symptom, not the disease afflicting India's farm sector
Another set of distressed farmers protest, but does govt get a hint?
One more farmer protest in the national capital makes headlines, but it may have just added to the long list of such outcries
Boom in farm produce not reason enough to celebrate
Farmers are in distress owing to low farm prices, poor logistics for transport and government-assured purchases
New MSP: Govt fails to meet Swaminathan standards, yet again
While the Modi cabinet claims that land rent is included, calculations suggest otherwise
Ensure no coercive action taken against defaulting farmers: Supreme Court to Tamil Nadu
Petitioners argued that rise in suicide cases was due to punitive action taken by bank officias against drought-hit farmers who are not able to …
आधा समय गुजरा, किसानों की आय दोगुना करने का लक्ष्य अब भी दूर की कौड़ी
इस दर से वर्ष 2022 तक किसानों की आय दोगुना करने के लक्ष्य को प्राप्त नहीं किया जा सकेगा। इसे हासिल करने में 25 ...
ऊंची कीमत के बाद भी घाटे में क्यों है किसान?
खेतीबाड़ी करने वाला पांच लोगों का एक परिवार एक दिन में 221 रुपए कमाता है जो एक व्यक्ति की न्यूनतम दिहाड़ी मजदूरी से भी ...
'I am a farmer about to commit suicide. Can you help me? My Aadhaar number is...'
Psychologists are now intervening to help distressed farmers
20,000 drought-hit tribal farmers march to Mumbai
This is the third mass farmer protest the state has witnessed this year
सियासत में पिसता गन्ना-1: 156 लोस सीटों पर ऐसे किया जाता है कब्जा!
चीनी उद्योग और सरकारों के बीच भ्रष्ट गठजोड़ है। देश की 156 लोकसभा सीटें गन्ने की राजनीति से जुड़ी हैं। अधिकांश नेताओं के अधीन ...
Why Punjab needs to revisit land reforms and hike farm subsidies
Study points out the disparity in the income and consumption expenditure between agricultural labourers, marginal, small and semi-medium farmers …