Farmer suicides increase for every 1°C rise in temperature during growing season: study
Temperature and precipitation deviations during the growing season have a distinct impact on suicide rates in the country
A nationwide wave
Farmers are under heavy debt, but loan waivers only treat the symptom, not the disease afflicting India's farm sector
Documentary>> Farmer from Kuttanad, directed by Santosh Sivan, produced by PSBT
Will Punjab and Haryana HC’s recommendations reduce farmers’ burden?
The court’s suggestions, like making MSP a legal right and increasing it to thrice the cost of production, are practical but need effort in …
Why an American farmer commits suicide
Like their India counterparts, American farmers are losing income, piling up debt and nobody listens to them
Will India’s new agricultural export policy work?
Food grain buffers exceed need, global prices remain depressed
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 …
'Kisan Ekta' – voice of the farmer: In conversation with Devinder Sharma
Kisan Ekta Manch held their 3rd National Convention of Farmers Organization in Shimla from June 18-20, 2016. Down To Earth travelled to Shimla …
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
What to expect before Modi’s 'maha' deal for farmers
With just four months left for general elections, the Centre's package for farmers, even if cleared, will be partially implemented and left for …
Odisha’s deadly farmlands: Another farmer commits suicides due to crop loss
Between 2001 and 2010, over 2,600 farmers committed suicide in Odisha and this year, drought has already broken their economic backbone
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 ...
Scrap laws banning cattle slaughter, farm exports: Farmers
Farmer organisations say these laws and several others ensure farmers do not get their rightful pay
Farm distress: Crisis at large
High input cost, flawed MSP calculation and non-inclusive crop insurance scheme are problems perpetuating farm distress
This Kenyan farmer is modernizing — and maintaining a circular mindset
A concept of growing interest in developed countries, a circular economy keeps resources in use for as long as possible, and extracts maximum value
'Pressure from banks pushes farmers to commit suicide'
One year since the Maharashtra farmer protests, Down To Earth speaks to Raghunath Dada Patil on the deepening crisis
Kisan Mukti March: Farmers from across India take to Delhi roads
This is the fourth farmer protest in the Capital in the last 18 months
मानसून अच्छा, हाल बुरा
सरकार चाहती है कि किसान और किसानी दोनों अप्राकृतिक मौत मर जाएं
Agrarian crisis one of the biggest challenges for new govt
Sustainability, more than anything else is agriculture’s biggest challenge. Whoever can manage water can claim to be Indian agriculture&…
Simply Put: Farmers income
Farmer and the new-age health market
India’s booming nutraceutical market provides a big opportunity to farmer producer organisations
वन विभाग की लापरवाही ने ले ली तेंदुए की जान
तेंदुए ने किसान पर हमला कर दिया, बुलाने के बावजूद जब कोई वन अधिकारी नहीं आया तो ग्रामीणों ने तेंदुए को मार दिया।
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