Agriculture

Swadeshi Jagran Manch Cautions Government to watch its step at WTO

Hardnews Bureau

Once at the helm of opposing China, the Manch finds itself using China as an example to keep the WTO at bay, will the government listen?

Hardnews Bureau

Karnataka govt releases Rs 671 cr compensation to farmers

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said that the government had decided to release Rs 671 crore compensation towards crop loss to nearly 10 lakh farmers who were

Demonetisation: Burning the House down to get ‘Rid of the Rats’

Hardnews Bureau

Experts say that the attempt to demonetise is eyewash which has done little to combat the flow of black money but could instead stoke a recession 
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Stop GM mustard, or it will be too late

Genetically modified sarson, developed by Delhi University scientists, is not quite the safe, high-yield manna for farmers the government is making it out to be
Kavita Kuruganti Delhi 

Government-Monsanto (GM) seeds barred from commercial sale

Hardnews Bureau

With the judiciary stepping in and intervening genetically modified mustard seeds receive a severe setback
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Agrarian Riots: The Countryside is Burning

A lack of jobs and an abundant workforce have meant that the agrarian states of India have become tinderboxes waiting to catch fire
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Punjab Paralysed: Farmer distress spills over

Farmers in the land of five rivers are taking to the highways to bring attention to the rot in the agrarian sector. Will the state machinery continue to react with force or will they listen?
Abeer Kapoor Delhi 

Paradigm Shift Needed

Sanjay Kapoor

For many years, the Indian economy has been called a ‘gamble with the monsoon’.

Thriving Amidst Uncertainty

Azadpur Mandi is one of the largest agricultural produce markets in Asia, where the state wants to do away with the middleman and make the farmers and the end users meet directly. Can they disrupt this system? 
Abeer Kapoor and Dhruba Basu Delhi 

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