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Feb 02, 2020
Budget 2020: Unless Centre gets states to enact model laws, farm investment and incomes cannot riseNext year’s budgeted outlay for agriculture is 32 percent higher than the revised estimates but just three percent more than the Budget estimate of this year.
Jul 08, 2019
Is the Green Revolution broken to go back to Zero Budget farming? Nirmala Sitharaman should have waited for official panel's study reportsThe Green Revolution in Palekar’s view is a disaster. His website says the land has been laid waste wherever it has been practised.
Jul 08, 2019
As Punjab's groundwater levels drop alarmingly, farmers confront desperate times aheadAs water tables in Punjab fall, desperate farmers are digging deeper, getting trapped in debt and depleting aquifers. Punjab is warned of turning into a desert state in 25 years. Paddy, biggest water guzzler, sees continued cultivation as agricultural reforms fail.
Nov 18, 2018
Sugarcane emerges as likely culprit in drought-hit Marathwada; growing cultivation of cash crop depleted groundwaterSugarcane requires 2,500mm of water and rainfall in Marathwada is between 500-700mm. The remaining 80 percent of water has been pumped out of groundwater for years now, causing a depletion of groundwater level so much that there is no water left to pump out, say experts
Jul 05, 2017
Narendra Modi's Israel visit: For Tel Aviv, the path to New Delhi runs straight through MaharashtraWith Israel willing to collaborate on a Government to Government (G2G) as well as Business to Business (B2B) basis on agriculture and water resources technology, it may be Maharashtra’s gain all the way.
Jul 03, 2017
Narendra Modi in Israel today: Tel Aviv's journey from being a 'pariah' to becoming India's strategic partnerWhen Narendra Modi touches down at Tel Aviv on 4 July, it will mark the beginning of a new era in India-Israel ties.
Nov 28, 2016
Israel's experience and technologies can help transform agriculture in IndiaIndian agriculture has made incredible progress over the last few decades, but it needs to undergo a deep transformation. It must make more efficient use of scarce water resources, lest they deplete.
Apr 20, 2016
Marathwada's drought: History of state's sugarcane addiction long precedes the water crisisWhile the sugarcane crop might be at the centre of a debate at present with Marathwada reeling under an unprecedented drought, its history in Maharashtra goes way back.