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Jun 13, 2018
Rahul Gandhi visits late Dalit farmer-scientist Dadaji Ramaji Khobragade's kin, apologises for nation's apathy towards his achievementsCongress president Rahul Gandhi visited the family of late Dalit farmer-scientist Dadaji Ramaji Khobragade in Chandrapur, Maharashtra.
Mar 13, 2018
Govt cuts Monsanto's GM cotton seed royalty for second time in two years, may spark another rowIndia has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to Monsanto Co for the second time in two years, potentially fuelling another row with the US company
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 22, 2018
In beleaguered Yavatmal, one farmer's organic practice could provide a way forward for districtAt this farm in Yavatmal, there are a variety of crops to be grown all year round, thus ensuring long-term employment for labourers | #FirstCulture
Nov 03, 2017
Allegations against Monsanto of 'unsafe' Bt products and 'health risks' are blatantly inaccurateThe allegations made against Monsanto over lack of safety are completely unsubstantiated. Experts and regulatory authorities worldwide recognize GM foods and crops as being safe.
Jun 17, 2017
Reaching the last mile of Indian agriculture: Lessons from the Madhya Pradesh farmer crisisThe growth of Madhya Pradesh’s agriculture is unprecedented in the annals of Indian history. So what went wrong?
Jun 11, 2017
Farmers' strike: Loan waiver not a solution; Mandsaur violence manifestation of larger crisis, says P SainathThe issue of loan waiver should not be assessed by the Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra episodes of the last couple of days since there are far bigger issues in Indian agriculture, journalist P Sainath said in a live stream on Sunday.
Mar 19, 2016
Diversify farming activities, reduce agricultural risk and increase income: PM Modi's advice to farmersAddressing farmers at the Krishi Unnati Mela, PM Modi said the task of doubling farm income may be challenging but was a worthy objective.
Apr 24, 2015
Land bill row: India's farm economy is broke; more subsidies and freebies won't fix itThe magnitude of farmer suicides has not come down despite several lakh crore of subsidies and giveaways to agriculture. It is time we directed our money elsewhere, for subsidies cannot make unviable farming viable
May 14, 2013
The Monsoon is coming: Likely to hit Andamans, Odisha in 48 hoursAccording to the IMD, the cyclone 'Mahasen', that has formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal, would be hitting the Andaman Nicobar islands in the next 48 hours.