Opinion  /  Published 17.02.20

Let them not have cake

Panchfula Atram is 50 and a cotton grower; a widow and marginal dry-land farmer belonging to a particularly vulnerable tribal community called Kolam in central India. For her bare minimum sustenance, ...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

North East  /  Published 22.01.20

Assam farmers follow safe-stubble policy

Stubble is not a threat to the environment in Assam as the farmers of the state here sell the crop-waste from their paddy fields instead of burning it.Hundreds acres of paddy fields from Dhola to Sadi...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

Farmers reap award fruit from PM Modi

Sokhen Hembram, 52, of Seraikela-Kharsawan and Kranti Devi of Gumla have made the state proud after they received medals and plaques from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being “progressive farmers ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

Sikkim unit for organic produce

Sikkim IFFCO Organics Ltd has started work on setting up an integrated processing unit at Rangpo to give a boost to agriculture in Sikkim, which is the only fully organic state in the country, and pro...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 14.12.19

One who doesn't fight injustice today will be judged as coward: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJP for its “litany of injustices”, and said that those who don't fight the prevailing situati...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.12.19

Election fever records different temperatures

Three-year-old Priyanshu Munda, a farmer’s son, guarded a polling booth with his toy rifle at Sutiyambe, the village of ancient Munda king Madra Munda, some 20km from the capital under Kanke Assembl...
By Raj Kumar and Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.11.19

Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi releases common minimum programme

The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance on Thursday said the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in the state would waive off farmers' loans and ensure 80 per cent quota in jobs to local/domicile yo...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 17.11.19

UP warehouse burnt in farmer land protest

Hundreds of agitating farmers are suspected to have set on fire a government warehouse in Unnao district on Sunday, demanding the Uttar Pradesh government return their land it had taken over for a cit...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 16.11.19

Shutdown cost for J&K farmers

A delegation of farmers’ organisations that visited the Kashmir valley last week found horticulture in ruins since the removal of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and urged the Centre to declare...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 15.10.19

Aim to link entrepreneurs & organic Farmers

Ride East, a cross-country motorcycle ride to promote implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in northeastern India and northwest of Myanmar while commemorating the 80th anniversary of ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


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