Tag: farmers

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  • TN farmers arrive in Delhi with skulls, threaten to march naked if not allowed to go to Parliament

    TN farmers arrive in Delhi with skulls, threaten to march naked if not allowed to go to Parliament

    About 1,200 members of the National South Indian River Interlinking Agriculturalists Association reached the national capital in the early hours of Thursday.

    November 29, 2018
  • Roti, Kapda and Kisan

    Roti, Kapda and Kisan

    Parking aside the question of whether or not this march of the farmer will move the government, it would be worthwhile for the urban intelligentsia to familiarise itself with issues that impinge on India’s hard-earned food security, as policy-driven disasters visit the countryside.

    November 26, 2018
  • Punjab: Stubble burning woes to end as Rabi sowing picks up

    Punjab: Stubble burning woes to end as Rabi sowing picks up

    The state had been in the centre of the storm for stubble burning, whose hazards were reportedly felt across northern India, including the capital Delhi.

    November 11, 2018
  • Scouting for jobs

    Scouting for jobs

    Some years ago, the writer introduced a father to the son of an owner-auditor for his daughter. But the father declined because auditing was after all a business and therefore risky. About a year later was received an invitation for the same girl’s wedding to a youngster who happened to be working for the same …

    November 7, 2018
  • FAO aids Indonesian farmers, fishermen recover after earthquake, tsunami

    FAO aids Indonesian farmers, fishermen recover after earthquake, tsunami

    More than 200,000 people have been displaced and over 3,000 people have lost their lives or are missing due to the recent disasters, according to the UN.

    November 6, 2018
  • Modi government now looting farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

    Modi government now looting farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

    The Congress President has been attacking the Modi government over alleged corruption in the Rafale fighter jet deal.

    November 5, 2018
  • Hunter and the hunted

    Hunter and the hunted

    Avni or T1, has created terror in the villages of Pandarkhawa in Maharashtra by attacking humans in the last two years. But the fact is she is not a man-eater and must be rehabilitated.

    November 4, 2018
  • Sea-buckthorn can work wonders in HP’s cold desert

    Sea-buckthorn can work wonders in HP’s cold desert

    This would improve the economy of the farmers in the border area, thereby checking the exodus, and would help conserve environment.

    October 24, 2018
  • Three more agro-met units to be set up in HP

    Three more agro-met units to be set up in HP

    IMD aims to provide better weather information to farmers.

    October 19, 2018
  • HP committed to double farmers’ income by ’22: Jai Ram

    HP committed to double farmers’ income by ’22: Jai Ram

    He was addressing the delegation of Pachhad assembly constituency of Sirmour district who had come to thank him for appointing Baldev Bhandari as Chairman of HP Agriculture Marketing Board.

    October 18, 2018
  • SAD seeks incentive for farmers

    SAD seeks incentive for farmers

    In a statement here, SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia said it was shocking that instead of offering money to farmers to manage paddy straw or engaging machines to deal with it free of cost, the Congress government had shifted this responsibility to farmers and was now intimidating them with threats of cases and jail terms.

    October 13, 2018
  • Cultivation of spices need of hour in Himachal, J&K

    Cultivation of spices need of hour in Himachal, J&K

    Experts said development of spices should be oriented towards industrial varieties and use of safer agricultural chemicals which ensure plant protection codes and food safety.

    October 10, 2018
  • Farmers ban BJP leaders from entering villages

    Farmers ban BJP leaders from entering villages

    Protesting the lathicharge at the UP border during the protests led by Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) on 2 October, farmers put up banners and posters banning the entry of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in some villages of western Uttar Pradesh.

    October 9, 2018
  • Making a tangible difference

    Making a tangible difference

    A sleepy village in Manipur has been turned into a thriving rural economy thanks to the efforts of a remarkable man.

    October 8, 2018
  • Experts recommend panel for farmers’ income

    Experts recommend panel for farmers’ income

    The summit on “Well-being of the next generation of farmers” was attended by over 200 delegates, including four ex-Chief Secretaries, five Vice Chancellors, members of civil society and counsellors of IMIs.

    October 6, 2018
  • Scientists call for sustainable spices production

    Scientists call for sustainable spices production

    Spices play an important role in the Indian economy and sustainable production can immensely help in increasing farmers’ income in the country. Moreover, focus on genetic diversity and a shift from being a supplier of raw material to a manufacturer of high-value spices-based products is the need of the hour. These views were expressed by …

    October 5, 2018
  • Himachal allocates Rs 688 cr for agri sector

    Himachal allocates Rs 688 cr for agri sector

    A government official said several schemes and programs have been started to strengthen the economy of farmers along with the increase in the production of agricultural products.

    September 24, 2018