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Apr 25, 2019
As farm distress intensifies, rural poor who migrate to survive at risk of exploitation; women particularly vulnerableIndia’s farm sector has been in distress for decades due to a number of systemic reasons such as crop failures, debt burden, and rising prices of inputs.
Apr 10, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Jobs crisis, farm distress, religion and caste key issues likely to affect poll outcomeNarendra Modi’s BJP-led alliance will win a thin majority, opinion polls show, with its focus on national security trumping concerns over jobs and farm prices.
Mar 10, 2019
Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five yearsBleeding support in the countryside because of falling farm incomes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi could still persuade just enough rural voters to give him a second term after ordering an air strike inside Pakistan last month.
Dec 31, 2018
Inflation in 2018: Data shows price rise within comfort zone, but farmers hit due to low prices for agri produceThe latest data puts retail inflation for November at the year's lowest level of 2.33%, mainly due to low prices of food articles, coupled with deflation in some agricultural products—which is a good news for consumers as well as the government and the RBI.
Oct 21, 2018
Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP will have a tough time selling its record with development, good governance to votersWhile campaigning for the Lok Sabha Election 2019, the government will have to convince the population that they are doing significantly better today than they were in 2014. This is not easy to do.
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.
Sep 15, 2017
Farm crisis: Maharashtra govt extends deadline for loan waiver applications till 22 SeptemberThe Maharashtra government on Friday extended the deadline by seven days for receiving applications from farmers for its loan waiver scheme.
Jun 22, 2017
Agriculture crisis: It's high time for govt to re-look at MSP as a tool to rescue farmersIt has become religious ritual that every year central cabinet meets to revise MSP upwards
May 15, 2015
Brewing storm: Crisis snowballing in rural India; experts slam slow govt responsePromising good governance and a stronger economy, Modi romped to power in elections last May by the biggest margin any prime minister has got in three decades.