‘Forget Doubling Incomes, Farmers Will Be Happy If Incomes Grow At All’

Bengaluru: As India deals with growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and the economic ramifications of t...

Why Cash Transfers Cannot Replace Structural Reforms In Agriculture

New Delhi: With the launch of the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (RGKNY) on May 21, 2020, Chhattisga...

Migrant Labour Shortage Makes Punjab Farmers Opt For Water-Saving Mechanised Rice Seeding

Chandigarh: Sukhjeet Singh has been getting around 250 calls every day from farmers across Punjab se...

COVID-19: Intra-State Migrants Marooned Too

Peddapalem (Guntur district), Andhra Pradesh: Thousands of families of intra-state migrants are stra...

Doubling Farm Income By 2022: A Status Report

Bengaluru: Budget 2020 arrives amidst official estimates that India’s overall economy will grow at...

Climate Change, Farm Crisis, Unemployment: 2019 In 5 Charts

Mumbai: This was an important year for data, with the release of long-pending statistics on unemploy...

Repeated Floods, Drought Affect Maharashtra, But They Are ‘Not An Election Issue’: Experts

Mumbai: Farmers having to buy drinking water. City residents wading through waist-deep waters to get...

Loan Waivers Encourage Defaults, Re-Examine Farm Subsidy, Credit: RBI

Bengaluru: In six years to 2019-20, 10 states have announced farm loan waivers totaling Rs 2.4 lakh ...

Erratic Monsoon, Driven By Climate Change, Damaged 25% Crops In Karnataka’s Kaveri Basin

Bengaluru: Erratic rainfall this monsoon damaged 25% of the kharif (summer) crops sown in the distri...

73.2% Of Rural Women Workers Are Farmers, But Own 12.8% Land Holdings

Nashik, Maharashtra: Pushpa Kadale was nine months pregnant and had a two-and-a-half-year-old daught...