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
Government told Supreme Court south India didn't protest new farm laws; How true is that?
The five southern states have recorded at least 26 major protests since September 2020. Of them, December saw the maximum 12 protests.
Farmers prepare for mega tractor rally on January 26
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
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
How millet production can empower women farmers, strengthen agriculture
Boosting initiatives around millet value chain is one of the most effective ways to address agricultural challenges
Crop risks, environmental damages, hunger and the 2020 farm laws
Improved access to new markets, better yields and higher income need to safeguard environmental sustainability and farmers’ indebtedness
A nationwide wave
Farmers are under heavy debt, but loan waivers only treat the symptom, not the disease afflicting India's farm sector
Centre vs Punjab: Farmers miss out on incentive to not burn stubble
Thrice GoI has returned Punjab’s proposal of giving Rs 2,500 per acre to small, marginal farmers even as they demand Rs 6,000 per acre
Amid cold, heat, suicides, January 26, COVID-19, farmer protests complete 6 months
The farmers protesting on Delhi’s borders observed May 26 as a ‘Black Day’ and vowed to continue the protests
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
Farm laws repeal: The first victory, but not a full one, say experts
There are a number of pending issues; the farmers will not get up and leave, experts say
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 …
Farm laws repeal: How the farmers’ protests unfolded in a year
India’s longest and also the biggest farmers’ agitation has been demanding repeal of the farm laws that Prime Minister Narendra Modi …