Business  /  Published 03.03.19

Cloud over farm fortunes

The plight of farmers is unlikely to change despite the income support scheme unveiled with much fanfare by the Narendra Modi-government in the interim budget. Prices of potato and turmeric have tumbl...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.06.20

Centre lifts farm trade barriers

The Union cabinet on Wednesday allowed farmers to sell their products anywhere in the country, took steps to encourage contract farming and removed several items from the Essential Commodities Act.Far...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.02.19

Distress cue in farm crop area fall

By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.02.19

Too little and too late, say farmers

Odisha villager Batakrishna Swain believes that the Rs 6,000 annual dole the interim budget has promised small farmers like him is too little for them and too late for the Narendra Modi government to ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

Crop insurance for all in Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to bring all 72-lakh-odd farmers in Bengal under the crop insurance scheme in the current kharif (monsoon) season, but the initiative could hit a roadblock a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Odisha  /  Published 24.09.18

Odisha sets time frame to pay farmers for paddy

The Odisha government on Monday decided that farmers would receive their payments within three days of selling their paddy to government agencies. The state cabinet meeting held under the leadership o...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneshwar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.20

Fear of watermelon waste

Over 5,000 watermelon farmers in Cooch Behar are fearing losing most of their produce as wholesale traders have not come to buy the fruits because of the coronavirus-induced lockdown. The farmers said...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 21.09.19

UP farmers march to Delhi

Hundreds of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, marching to Delhi seeking loan waivers, cheap electricity and the payment of their sugarcane dues, were stopped at the inter-state border on Saturday while a de...
By PTI in Noida

India  /  Published 02.11.18

Call session on farmers: Cong

The Congress has called for a special session of Parliament to discuss problems faced by farmers.Kisan Khet-Mazdoor Congress chief Nana Patole wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speak...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Crop fails, two UP farmers offer kidneys

Two farmers in west Uttar Pradesh have come up with an unusual offer — they want to sell their kidneys.Geetam Singh and Ram Kumar have both gone public with their stories that have a common thread: ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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