Opinion  /  Published 02.05.20

Where have all the harvesters gone?

This is harvest time. And depending on where you are the fields are heavy with wheat or areca nuts, coffee or tea, strawberries or melons, white asparagus or cabbage. But no matter where you are you w...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 17.04.20

Bihar farmers in the lurch

Dilip Kumar looked at the golden wheat crop swaying with the breeze and winced.“Agriculture is not just a profession for us. It is our life,” the 45-year-old farmer in Bihar said.“We have put in...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Harvest loss fear gnaws at migrants

Migrant labourers who leave their villages in search of work during non-agricultural months are stranded in cities across India, leaving their families fearful that their harvest-ready crops will with...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.01.20

Harvest festivals around the world

Sukkot, Israel...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 11.01.20

Green tea on uruka night

Some aromatic and sweet green tea with pithas and laroos on uruka anyone? Chay Premi, a congregation of tea-loving youths of the Northeast, thinks it’s the best combination this Bhogali Bihu.“Ther...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Make every drop count

Did you know that a building near IA Market has been recycling rainwater and using it to flush their toilets for the last 13 years? Or that an FC Block resident has been purifying rainwater at his hou...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.19

RMC push for water harvest

A resident of Satya Enclave on Kanke Road in Ranchi shows the water harvesting system on the premises. (Manob Chowdhary)Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has floated a tender to empanel experienced c...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Culture  /  Published 14.04.19

Wangala, Tusu: 8 lesser-known harvest festivals

India is a multicultural country where numerous festivals are celebrated around the year. Most of these festivals such as Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Onam are associated with harvest and coinci...
By Manan Kapoor in

Bihar  /  Published 27.11.18

Sikkim model for organic farm

The Bihar government is preparing a roadmap for the promotion of organic farming in the state. State agriculture minister Prem Kumar on Monday said the state government was eyeing the Sikkim model of ...
By Our Correspondent in Patna


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