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Indian farmers

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Farmers can’t be fooled: Govt looks short-sighted

The farmers who are now demanding a law which assures MSP are not taking advantage of Mr Modi’s goodwill gesture

25 Nov 2021 2:30 AM

Heads of protesting farmer unions to go on hunger strike from Monday

Kejriwal asked the BJP-ruled Centre to shun 'arrogance' and scrap the three farm laws as demanded by the agitating farmers

13 Dec 2020 9:29 PM

PM Modi says Cong giving ‘lollipops’ to farmers

Modi slammed the Congress for not implementing the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission on minimum support price for crops.

30 Dec 2018 12:28 AM

Deepening farmers' crisis could hurt Modi's re-election bid in 2019

Thousands of farmers marched to New Delhi on Tuesday to demand better prices for their produce.

04 Oct 2018 1:10 PM

Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom

Swadeshi seeds have been bred for drought tolerance, flood tolerance as well as salt tolerance.

06 Dec 2017 12:24 AM


From jai kisan to ‘die kisan’

Micro and macro-level problems make agriculture a fatal profession.

02 Jul 2017 6:33 AM

The return of the moneylenders

A current of dread runs through the country’s suicide-ravaged farmlands as their debts pass from husband to widow, from father to children.

30 Jun 2017 12:28 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

Farm loans: Interest subsidy on short-term loans raised

The Cabinet has approved the total expenditure of Rs 20,339 crore in 2017 as interest subsidy on short-term crop loans.

14 Jun 2017 2:08 PM