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
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
Interim Budget 2019: All that it had for the environment
Although not at all promising, here is a list of announcements Piyush Goyal made towards bettering people’s health and the living world
Himachal's farm success story at risk of going awry
Controlled-atmosphere farming shows a way of bucking agrarian crisis
Half-way, doubling farmers’ income is a distant dream
Farmers’ produces enter deflation zone; in general they don’t get return on their investments
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 …
Meghalaya farmer parliament: Will it help plug policy loopholes
In this well intentioned and executed parliament, both the government and the farmers appeared determined to make Meghalaya emerge as a role …
Happy Makar Sankranti. Or is it?
As we celebrate the harvest festival, we can’t forget that our farmers lose Rs 63,000 crore every year for not being able to sell their produce