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May 27, 2018
Maharashtra's drought-prone Yavatmal district sets example as farmers construct 6,000 'farm pools'The construction of over 6,000 'farm pools' by cultivators to meet the irrigation demand in Maharashtra's drought-prone Yavatmal has set an example for other districts.
May 23, 2018
Uttar Pradesh's sugarcane farmers crippled by debts, unproductive crop as mills fail to clear outstanding paymentsEven today, sugarcane mills owe an outstanding payment of over Rs 13,367 crores to the farmers, but the government is ignorant to the woes of the farmers.
May 10, 2018
KCR to launch Rythu Bandhu scheme with eye on 2019 but activists remain skeptical, say it favours richStarting Thursday, KCR will be wooing 58 lakh farmers and handing over Rs 8,000 per acre in two installments every year for every crop cycle.
May 08, 2018
Agriculture in Karnataka: Parties make tall promises but state suffers from farmer suicides due to crop failureDespite all these promises, as many as 3,515 farmers in Karnataka committed suicide between April 2013 and November 2017.
May 07, 2018
Yavatmal again: 60-yr-old farmer sets himself on fire over 'loan burden', remains critical with 80% burnsTwo farmers from Yavatmal — Shankar Chayare and Madhavrao Rawate — had killed themselves on 10 April and 14 April, respectively, apparently due to indebtedness.
Apr 29, 2018
'Only people who commit suicide know reason': Madhya Pradesh minister brushes off farmers taking their own livesMadhya Pradesh minister Balkrishna Patidar landed in hot water when he tried to downplay the issue of farmer suicides in his state.
Apr 27, 2018
Congress makes tall promises in Karnataka poll manifesto, but questions on rural distress lingerThe Karnataka Congress manifesto released by Rahul Gandhi makes tall promises, but questions on deteriorating urban infrastructure, rural distress linger.
Mar 26, 2018
Farmers' role as investors pushes them into debt trap: Govt can alleviate crisis by shielding them from riskFarmers ought not to wear the hat of investors, given their meagre resources. If the government becomes the investor, it can alleviate the agrarian crisis.
Mar 08, 2018
International Women's Day: Patriarchy, market-driven economy undermine crucial role of women in Indian agricultureWhile roles are now changing, women have always played a significant and critical role in agriculture.
Feb 26, 2018
Widows of Vidarbha highlights the lesser-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicideInstead of buckling under the grief of losing their husbands, the women in Widows of Vidarbha chose to shoulder their burdens and continue working on farms instead | #FirstCulture