Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

How should Masterchef address drought

Sir — Australia will have to import wheat for the first time in more than a decade owing to severe drought. One wonders how this will affect the bountiful pantry of MasterChef Australia. The show ha...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 23.05.19

Trump sending another $16 billion to ailing farmers

President Donald Trump is delivering another $16 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade policies, an effort to relieve the economic pain among his supporters in rural America.US Agriculture Secre...
By AP in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.19

The high cost of poor land titling

Imagine this — as of 2018, two-thirds of all cases pending in civil courts in India relate to land, with each one taking around 20 years on an average to conclude. A recent McKinsey report suggested...
By Nitin Sangwan

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.19

It's raining laulipaups

POP! Oye, did you hear that? Was it that sound? Did you just hear pop! like it had gone POP!? But stop. Let me listen again, let me carefully listen. Or rather, recall what I heard more carefully. It ...
By Sankarshan Thakur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Rs 1,600cr more for paddy mop-up

The Mamata Banerjee government has released Rs 1,600 crore to give a momentum to paddy procurement, taking the total amount for the purpose to Rs 5,100 crore since November last year.The move apparent...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 02.02.19

Budget 2019: sugar-coated bait for voters

This year’s budget speech is, arguably, the most explicitly political one that India has ever witnessed. In spite of being termed as an interim budget, substantial expenditure and tax proposals have...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.02.19

Rs 17 a day to farmers an insult to them: Rahul

The interim budget on Friday announced that farmers with two hectares of cultivable and or less would get Rs 6,000 a year annually. Interim finance minister Piyush Goyal said the Pradhan Mantri K...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.01.19

Farm sops on plate to check ire

The Union cabinet is likely to agree this week to a farm package proposed by the agriculture ministry, which could include an interest subsidy offer for those with a good loan repayment record and a w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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

Politics  /  Published 19.01.19

BJP has treated us with dignity: Varun Gandhi

When I enter Feroze Varun Gandhi’s home in Delhi’s Jor Bagh, I can hear Vedic chants emanating from one of the rooms deeper inside the house. I can smell sandalwood and ghee too. Varun informs me ...
By V. Kumara Swamy


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