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Nov 16, 2018
Chhattisgarh polls: Farmers in Dhamtari, Balod districts wracked by drought, non-payment of crop insurance for 2017Farmers in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari and Balod districts are anticipating a repeat of the 2017 severe drought situation this year too.
Nov 14, 2018
Food inflation is falling sharply: Good news for urban consumers but not for poor farmers; shows MSP pill hasn’t worked yetThe situation is particularly bad for debt-ridden small farmers with tiny landholdings.
Oct 10, 2018
Kisan Kranti Yatra: After raising minimum support prices, will the Centre blink and waive farmers’ loans?There is yet another way of providing relief to farmers, easy and popular though not necessarily the best way to address the issue – waiving off their loans.
Aug 27, 2018
Sharad Yadav urges Election Commission to clear doubts about EVMs, reiterates call for return to ballot papersSharad Yadav on Monday urged the Election Commission to clarify doubts regarding electronic voting machines (EVM) and demanded that elections should be held on ballot paper.
Aug 20, 2018
Farmers still unaware of details of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana, says surveyFarmers are still unaware of the details of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) even as the government and insurers are trying to increase the penetration in the non-loanee segment, said a climate risk management firm WRMS
Aug 11, 2018
Marathwada farmers complain of low payout under PMPVY scheme; 30 lakh farmers yet to receive any moneyOver 30 lakh farmers in drought-hit Marathwada region of Maharashtra are yet to receive payout under Pradhan Mantri Pik Vima Yojana (PMPVY) crop insurance scheme
Jul 05, 2018
Govt approves MSP hike for Kharif crops: Decision draws mixed reactions from agri-experts, farm bodiesStating that Kharif crops' MSP announcement was a "small victory" for farmers, Yogendra Yadav said, the support price fixed is not the rate the PM had promised in 2014
Jul 03, 2018
Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reformIf PM Modi is really serious about doing his bit for agriculture, he and Amit Shah must push BJP governments to execute the needed agriculture reforms.
Jun 04, 2018
Farmer protests: Where did the Narendra Modi government go wrong in addressing the agrarian crisis?If the farmer protests escalate, it will stoke inflation, apply brakes on economic growth and hamper Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial aspirations in 2019.
Mar 26, 2018
India's agritech startups are employing data mining and AI to improve crop yield, make farming profitableAgritech startups are disrupting the Indian agricultural economy in unexpected ways by employing data mining and AI to help improve crop yield.