Simply Put: Farmers income
Farmer and the new-age health market
India’s booming nutraceutical market provides a big opportunity to farmer producer organisations
Hard work, but low wages for women farmers
Women farmers earn 22 per cent less than their male counterparts
India needs a comprehensive approach to prevent pesticide related suicides
Most persons who engage in suicidal behaviour don't want to die but the government lacks proper data on the incidence of pesticide poisoning …
3 in 5 persons at farmer protest sites near Delhi have to defecate in open: Survey
Inadequate provisioning of toilets compromising health, nutrition and hygiene for all protesters, especially women, survey by Jan Swasthya …
Interim Budget 2019: Government's big farmer push falls short
The government’s 6,000 per year offer works out to Rs 3.30 a day, which can't even buy a cup of tea
Padma Shri awardees include 12 farmers
Out of the 94 Padma Shri awardees, 12 farmers have been awarded for various activities like organic farming, traditional seed conservation and …
Cheers, agriculture is finally a political agenda in India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi plays Santa Claus on Christmas Day, releases funds and discusses farmers’ problems as protests continue on …
Simply Put: Victims of Lakhimpur violence
Death by pesticides: farmers continue to die as India flouts global norms
The pesticides that have killed 272 farmers in Maharashtra in the last four years are banned in most countries
What is pushing India's small dairy farmers out of business?
A new study establishes a link between global development in dairy industries and slowing down of local small-scale dairy business
The ignored sector
Post 1991, why has agriculture grown at 1 per cent while the industry at 8 per cent?
The impregnable fortress of Telangana government
Are the chief minister and his government turning a deaf ear to the people of the state?
Why India's debut farm investment support scheme is leaving out many beneficiaries
The most expensive farmer welfare scheme in Telangana is providing land-owning farmers monetary assistance even before they plant the first …
Government programmes to increase yield, better seeds will aid production of pulses
The demand for pulses by 2030 will be 32.64 million tonnes
Haryana tries to dissuade farmers from growing paddy, most remain sceptical
The problem started when the government encouraged the cultivation of rice under the Green Revolution in the 1960s
Voice calls to help Andhra farmers in decision-making
The interactive voice response system has been introduced in Anantapur district to cover groundnut farmers
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 …
`It is easy to die'
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
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
India’s agrarian distress: How dissent has been on the rise
At least 50 major protests were reported across 20 Indian states in 9 months between January and September 2020
Roots of health: How a simple processing method helps turmeric farmers earn more
Minimum processing would ensure that the benefits of turmeric are retained