India  /  Published 22.05.19

After the cheer, the boom realities of Amaravati

The whole of Andhra Pradesh voted simultaneously in Assembly and Lok Sabha elections on April 11...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.18

Jharkhand CM Das unveils state’s agri-ambitions

‘We have more to offer than minerals; November food summit to show the way’...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.18

BJP's crop insurance scheme costs more, works less

The scheme has consumed thrice as much money as earlier schemes without increasing the number of beneficiaries...
By Nilesh Jain

India  /  Published 20.03.19

10 million jobs lost in a year, women bear the brunt

Machines roll into farms, demonetisation and GST hit informal sector hard...
By Reuters in Chincholi (Maharashtra)

Business  /  Published 04.02.19

Cane arrears to surge to Rs 35,000cr in April

Farmers are not getting the value for their production despite a bumper production...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


India  /  Published 02.02.19

Modi cash-for-farmers plan hits land record gaps

Most states don't have digitised updated records of farmers, and where's the time to link bank accounts and Aadhaar?...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.01.19

UBI, Srei in lending tie-up for MSMEs

UBI to leverage its low cost of funds to co-originate and co-lend the loan with Srei Equipment Finance at a mutually agreed ratio...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.18

In poor health

The prime minister has reportedly claimed that issuing 'soil health cards' was the idea of his government. In reality, more than 50 million soil health cards had been issued to farmers across states a...
By Nilesh Jain

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.18

How realistic was Modi's promise to farmers?

Four years ago, the Prime Minister promised to double farmers' income. But to do this in 10 years, incomes would have to rise at an unprecedented 7.1 per cent a year...
By Ashok V. Desai

Health  /  Published 18.11.18

Here's how you evaluate a nutritional study

Confused by all the contradictory results being put out by nutrition research? Sloppy science may be to blame...
By Jane E. Brody/ New York Times News Service


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