Maharashtra elections: Farmers warm up to the idea of guaranteed income
Community youth’s fascination with development, however, is likely to split the farmers’ votes
HC gives temporary reprieve to three Maharashtra DCCBs facing liquidation
These banks being key pillar of the farm lending sector, 100,000 farmers may be affected this year
Protesting villages under siege
Police cordon off Greater Noida villages demanding enhanced land compensation; death toll may be more than the initial reports
Union Budget 2023: Foundation for sustainable farming is missing in India
Ambitious initiatives for farmers are promising but transition to sustainable agriculture requires healthy soil and inputs
Rs 1,400 MSP for wheat disappoints Maharashtra farmers
Demand minimum support price of above Rs 2,000 per 100 kg; say present MSP does not meet even cost of cultivation
Rare takes on the year just passing by
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COVID-19: Augmenting farmer access to long-term credit
Failing to protect farmers amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic can worsen India’s agrarian distress.
In India, 191 billion potential labour hours were lost due to heat exposure in 2022: Lancet
Agricultural workers are the worst affected in many countries, with the burden often shifting to those in construction in higher income …
Infographic: 29 farmers, farm labourers die by suicide daily
Over 5,500 farmers, 5,000 labourers died in 2020
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
Modi talks of 10,000 farmer producer organisations. Will that double income?
Agricultural experts not confident farm income will double by 2022 as targeted
Will India’s new agricultural export policy work?
Food grain buffers exceed need, global prices remain depressed
'I am a farmer about to commit suicide. Can you help me? My Aadhaar number is...'
Psychologists are now intervening to help distressed farmers
As told to Parliament (November 30, 2021): 5,579 Indian farmers died by suicide in 2020
All that was discussed in the House through the day
Simply Put: Time to double farmer incomes
Union Budget 2022-23: How will ‘Kisan Drones’ benefit farmers, experts ask
‘Spraying pesticides and fertilisers will help industries the most‘
Five-fold rise in farmer protests in India since 2017: CSE analysis
India now has more farm labourers than farmers, according to the analysis
Deadlock: Centre asks farmer unions to get back within a day on proposal to ‘hold’ laws
Farmers to decide on next step as government puts ball in their court
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
Despite police action, farmers approaching Delhi for mega protest event November 26
Haryana seals its borders; farmers vow to protest wherever they are stopped
Simply Put: Farmers income
Hard work, but low wages for women farmers
Women farmers earn 22 per cent less than their male counterparts
Simply Put: Victims of Lakhimpur violence
The ignored sector
Post 1991, why has agriculture grown at 1 per cent while the industry at 8 per cent?
After excess rainfall, now poor prices leave Marathwada cotton farmers in debt
Excess rainfall has caused a loss of about 50 per cent across the cotton belt region