North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Sonowal: Work has resumed

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said regular work in industrial and agriculture sectors in Assam had resumed according to the Centre’s guidelines to boost the economy of the stat...
By Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.20

Conditions that trigger north storms

A low pressure trough over sub-Himayalan Bengal, coupled with an incursion of moisture from the Bay of Bengal, has been causing consistent rain and sudden bouts of gusty winds in north Bengal and Sikk...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Rural jobs scheme runs short of cash

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.19

UP potato keen to tap Jharkhand market

In a first-ever initiative, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday hosted a daylong potato buyer-seller meet in a city hotel with the sole objective of exhausting its annual surplus produce.Organise...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 29.10.19

Go hi-tech in farming: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday urged the educated youth of the state to take up farming as a means of self-employment by adopting modern technology.Sonowal said while speaking as t...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.18

Why we should eat millets rather than rice

Sir — Many people in India suffer from nutritional deficiency. For instance, the prevalence of anaemia in the country is among the highest in the world. Interestingly, a recent study has claimed tha...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 01.02.20

Trade bodies laud budget

Industry bodies on Saturday said Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget proposals will give a big boost and meet the needs of the Northeast.Sitharaman said the Northeast had a very high ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.19

Video highlights apathy towards farmers' plight

Sir — It was shocking to see a video that recently went viral on social media, of a farmer in Madhya Pradesh falling to the feet of the new district collector of the area for the installation of a s...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 29.11.19

A view through missing links

An inquiry into the political economy of agrarian transformation in contemporary India, Whither Rural India? is a volume of essays on the current status of Indian agriculture when viewed against the b...
By Siddhartha Mitra in

India  /  Published 22.05.19

After the cheer, the boom realities of Amaravati

Sreenivasa Rao is 46, but looks two decades older. Rao is among the farmers who accepted the Andhra Pradesh government’s package to sell their farmland in 2015 to build infrastructure for the new ca...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)


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