New mobile app launched to assist farmers
The application called Meghdoot would be available for 150 districts in different parts of the country
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 …
‘Accelerating exodus from farming key to achieve target of doubling income’
To double farmers’ income reduce the number of farmers, suggest policy makers
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
Digital solutions could be key to end hunger in Africa: Report
Digitalisation for agriculture can increase agricultural output, raise employment opportunities
Blazing India: Bihar’s poor slog and suffer the most
Daily wage labourers, roadside vendors and farmers in the state take the heat
Blazing India: Labourers, farmers struggle most to live, earn
A new set of victims are people in hilly regions areas who are not prepared for such high temperatures
Andhra Pradesh, Haryana try to ease farmer distress with some cash
Jaganmohan Reddy govt fulfills electoral promise; ML Khattar govt announces cash assistance in run up to state polls
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&…
Sunaina Rawat and the dilemma of Bharat
The new government has to focus on the rural population, their aspirations and the economy
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 …
Rare takes on the year just passing by
Being a Down To Earth reporter entails merging the personal with the professional. The magazine you so dearly own has a fascinating world hidden …
आम चुनाव 2019 : किसानों की आमदनी दोगुना होने में लग जाएंगे 25 साल
प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने सोमवार को भाजपा का घोषणा पत्र जारी किया, 2022 तक किसानों की आमदनी दोगुना कर दी जाएगी, लेकिन क्या यह ...
No basic facilities, no vote, say residents of 160 villages
Lack of facilities like electricity, water and roads makes villagers in 14 states boycott the Lok Sabha elections
'I am a farmer about to commit suicide. Can you help me? My Aadhaar number is...'
Psychologists are now intervening to help distressed farmers
Why are Wayanad tribals, farmers wary of poll promises?
It seems that tribal leaders, farmers and environmentalists are not impressed with Rahul Gandhi contesting from their constituency
The wise debate
As the world debates the effectiveness of industrialised agriculture, the good-old small farmer emerges victorious
Is doubling India’s farmers’ income doable?
Science, technology and new knowledge can play crucial roles in supporting livelihoods for the vulnerable. Identifying right kind of tech support …
15 राज्यों ने राष्ट्रीय कृषि विकास योजना का फंड इस्तेमाल ही नहीं किया
आरकेवीवाई-आरएएफटीएएआर योजना के लिए तीन तिमाहियों में जारी 1,950 करोड़ रुपए का इस्तेमाल ही नहीं हुआ
Maharashtra rejects more agri insurance claims even as farm suicides double
No data on suicides across India since 2015; number of claim rejections far exceeded number of cases approved in 2016-18
Drought, but why: Area under cultivation has halved in Andhra Pradesh's Ananthapuramu
Decades of deficit rainfall, monoculture in agriculture and perpetually mounting farmer debts have left the district in the lurch
'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
Jharkhand’s success story of fruit plantation under MGNREGA
The state’s experience in horticulture orchards can serve as a model for the country
Interim Budget 2019: Farmer leaders criticise PM Kisan Samman Nidhi
Say it adds insult to the injury of farmers
Interim Budget 2019: 'For the BJP it’s the cow versus working people'
Worker union lashes out against Interim Budget 2019 for being pro cows and rich, with only piecemeal for poor