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 …
Women farmers demand recognition from govt at 2-day meet
Governments in India define farmers as those who own land, which is usually not the case with women
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
Crop risks, environmental damages, hunger and the 2020 farm laws
Improved access to new markets, better yields and higher income need to safeguard environmental sustainability and farmers’ indebtedness
Exclusion errors: Decoding the female face of agricultural crisis
Without empowering women in farming by recognising them as farmers and giving them land rights, agriculture can’t be sustained and so can&…
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
Centre vs Punjab: Farmers miss out on incentive to not burn stubble
Thrice GoI has returned Punjab’s proposal of giving Rs 2,500 per acre to small, marginal farmers even as they demand Rs 6,000 per acre
On Constitution Day, police use tear gas, water cannon on farmers
While many farmer leaders were detained November 24 and 25 and taken into preventive custody, others were detained November 26 too
Growth in agriculture is not remunerative to Indian farmers
Exceptional growth in agriculture and acreage in kharif season precipitate a crisis like never before for farmers
Half-way, doubling farmers’ income is a distant dream
Farmers’ produces enter deflation zone; in general they don’t get return on their investments
Delhi farmers’ protests: Talks prove inconclusive; next meeting January 8
Centre reiterates intention to have discussions clause by clause but farmer leaders refuse, leading to rescheduling
‘Pro-farmer’ Madhya Pradesh government in a fix as land acquisition protest gains steam
A massive agitation would be staged in New Delhi on February 23 if the demands of farmers are not met
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 …
Tribals, widows, farm hands, farmers from all over India reach Delhi with their demands
After congregating at Ramlila Maidan from 4 corners they will march towards Parliament Friday
Farm laws 2020: Who are they meant to serve?
In rushing the farm bills through Parliament on strength of numbers, the Union government seems to have handed short end of the stick to states …
Modi talks of 10,000 farmer producer organisations. Will that double income?
Agricultural experts not confident farm income will double by 2022 as targeted
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 …
You may pay a steep price but does the farmer make any money?
A farming household of five earns Rs 221/day, less than a person’s daily minimum wage
It's time we shift farmers' economic burden
Assured net income, including assured minimum support price for crops, can put an end to farmer suicide cases in India
Farmers demand better crop prices, loan waiver and relief
A memorandum has been addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi containing a list of farmers' demands
Low grant sanctions, disbursement: India wants to promote FPOs but where are the funds?
Eligibility threshold for FPOs should be reduced or support provided to meet the criteria, experts feel
Home truth of Indian agriculture: Farm income declined in India in 7 years
The average monthly income per farm household (considering only the paid out expenditure) is not the same as ‘net income / receipt earned …
Delhi Chalo: Amid police face-off, farmers keep up the march
The ‘Delhi Chalo’ (Onward to Delhi) agitation began November 26, 2020, as thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and …
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
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