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Farmers' outfit to take out rally to Delhi from Mandsaur

On July 18, the rally will reach Delhi where farmers will hold a protest in front of Parliament.

05 Jul 2017 1:33 PM

Telangana CM to introduce special agri buget from 2018

He decided to have training programmes for farmers from the village to state level with new, modern scientific techniques.

03 Jul 2017 9:48 AM

Agriculture’s 1991-moment

Agriculture has been ill-served by the indifference of the Establishment for the last at least 40 years.

02 Jul 2017 6:31 AM

Mystic Mantra: The way of natural yoga

The modern medicine to cure such diseases also produces some strange side-effects of its own.

20 Jun 2017 4:58 AM

Another MP farmer ends life by hanging self

“The state government has earmarked Rs 12,000 crore for the purpose,” an official spokesman said on Sunday.

19 Jun 2017 1:24 AM


Why must Bharat feed India at its cost?

The Agriculture Census shows only 58.1 million hectares of land was actually irrigated in India.

17 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

65 pc of 9.50 trillion agri debt may be potentially waived: Nomura

Debt waiver in the near term leads to relief in agri NPAs for banks in that state.

14 Jun 2017 9:42 AM

SBI schedules mega farmer meet on June 8

During the meet, branches will receive applications for fresh loans as well as for renewal or enhancement of existing loans.

06 Jun 2017 1:53 PM

1.7 billion Indians by 2050: Much food for thought

Food production is not the only issue to mitigate India’s food problem.

31 May 2017 2:39 AM

Why not begin to tax rich farmers?

The political class is scared of even speaking about this, fearing they would be seen as anti-farmer.

28 Apr 2017 3:00 AM


Budgetary directions for the water sector in Telangana

For the irrigation sector, the allocation to total outlay has fallen from 8.87 per cent in 1990-91 to 4.60 per cent in 2015-16.

17 Apr 2017 6:24 AM

An old bond revived: Ladakhis and their dzo

This vast ice desert lying in the lap of the Himalayas is an ecologically sensitive zone.

10 Apr 2017 4:50 AM

Bumper crop of pulses expected, still short of demand

Govt says country will take two to three years to become self-sufficient in production of pulses.

24 Mar 2017 6:23 PM

No tax on farm or agriculture income: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister says govt targeted Rs 9.8 lakh cr in direct tax and Rs 9.25 lakh cr in indirect tax collections.

22 Mar 2017 5:10 PM

Farmers have bright future, income to double by 2022: Rajnath

The union home minister termed the agriculture sector as a sunrise industry with ample growth opportunity.

18 Mar 2017 3:23 PM


Investment in agriculture, not loan waiver, solution to farmers' problems: Fadnavis

The Chief Minister said almost 16,000 farmers committed suicide in spite of the loan waiver in five years.

16 Mar 2017 8:54 PM

Officers forced to eat their words on farmer’s death

A copy of the report was given to the public so that there is no scope of changing it later.

09 Mar 2017 6:13 AM

Government burns 1,000 hectares of fungus-infected wheat

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades and is caused by the fungus Magnaporthe Oryzae.

06 Mar 2017 3:07 AM

Don’t rain on the monsoon parade

About 57 per cent of the farmland in India is rain-fed, and failure of monsoon thus affects a large section of the farming community.

05 Mar 2017 3:17 AM

UP House to release book on Mulayam Singh Yadav

The book will be released by Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey and is titled Mulayam Singh Yadav 1967-2007.

18 Feb 2017 7:09 AM