Farmer Distress
North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Mizoram distributes seeds to farmers

The Mizoram government has began distribution of free vegetable and fruit seeds to farmers during the unprecedented crisis due to the outbreak of Covid-19 in order to boost local production, an offici...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Farmers forced to make soap

Goats have come to the rescue of farmers in Maharashtra’s drought-hit district of Osmanabad, providing livelihood to 250 families in the region who have started making soap using their milk.Farming ...
By PTI in Aurangabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.19

DC moots farmer co-op for fair price

Farmers in remote areas of East Singhbhum can expect agricultural expertise and sales help from the district administration through a cooperative. To be called the Chamber for Farmers, it would help f...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 20.06.19

Farm pledge triggers deficit fear

President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech to the joint session of the two houses of Parliament on Thursday has provided some pointers to the budget that will be unveiled on July 5. The President spoke of a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

Is the promise of piped water a pipe dream?

Those who do not learn from tragedy are condemned to repeat it. Nearly 43.4 per cent of India is now drought-struck, according to the drought early warning system. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Bitter harvest of achchhe din in Maharashtra's food bowl

Khand Jopale, 45, sold 28 quintals of onion he had brought to the vegetable mandi in Pimpalgaon, about 30km north of Nashik city.The farmer from Singde village under Dindori taluka of Nashik district ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in Pimpalgaon (Maharashtra)

India  /  Published 22.04.19

Why a pro-Sangh farmer in Wayanad won’t vote for Modi

Dhanil Divakaran is yet to decide between Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the CPI’s P.P. Suneer, candidates from his constituency, Wayanad.But this young farmer with an MBA degree and a Sangh pa...
By K.A. Shaji in Pulpally (Wayanad)

India  /  Published 11.04.19

Lok Sabha elections: 91 seats go to polls in 1st phase

Voting began on Thursday morning in the first phase of the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls in which five Union ministers are key contestants. The Bharatiya Janata Party will look to defend 32 of the 91 se...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.03.19

'Chowkidars' only working for rich: Priyanka Gandhi

Taking a swipe at the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said these 'chowkidars' (watchmen) are only working for the rich and a...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.19

Mamata releases TMC list for 42 West Bengal seats

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced the list of TMC candidates for all 42 Lok Sabha seats of the state, dropping 10 sitting MPs.The Trinamul chief attacked the Bharatiya Janata ...
By PTI in Calcutta


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