Millennium Post

Pulses price & flaws in agriculture policy

12 April 2017 4:22 PM GMT
Not just government support, but having a sound marketing policy is equally important.

Farm to loom, textiles totter

23 Jan 2017 4:15 PM GMT
Since the turn of the century, Bhiwandi -- once called the Manchester of Asia -- has wilted against competition from Bangladesh and Vietnam. Bhiwandi...

Monsoon ends this week, record food output

20 Oct 2016 8:26 PM GMT
A “normal” monsoon and adequate water in the main reservoirs nationwide, coupled with more money to agriculture, have set the stage for a record...

Why boycott calls against China will fail

14 Oct 2016 9:34 PM GMT
Indian politicians are currently leading a campaign to boycott Chinese goods. But an IndiaSpend analysis shows why this will fail: China is India's...

Religious riots down in 2015, but other riots rise

16 Sep 2016 10:07 PM GMT
Religious tension in Ballabhgarh, Haryana, when 150 Muslims sought refuge in a police station; clashes between Hindus and Muslims during Ganesh...

Make in Mozambique: The real reason Modi visited

19 July 2016 10:20 PM GMT
It has as many people as Punjab, and its people are three times poorer. But Narendra Modi became the first Prime Minister to visit Mozambique in 34...

Rural jobs collapse in 2016, fuels migration

16 Jun 2016 9:31 PM GMT
Farmhand Yashodabai Rathod, 38, migrated to Mumbai for the second time in last three years, with her husband, three daughters and three sons,...

Migrants in Mumbai earn more

14 Jun 2016 10:11 PM GMT
A migrant from Maharashtra’s drought-stricken Marathwada region triples her income - if temporarily - after moving to Mumbai, climbs out of poverty...

How water inequality governs Maha

1 Jun 2016 10:02 PM GMT
A resident of Pune, Maharashtra’s second-most developed city, uses five times as much water as her counterpart in Latur, the district most ravaged by...

On the brink of a demographic disaster?

3 May 2016 11:35 PM GMT
India will need to generate 280 million jobs between now and 2050, the year when the working-age population (15 to 64) will peak, according to a new...

Cesses and unused revenue

26 April 2016 10:28 PM GMT
The term “SBC”–appearing on restaurant, telephone and club bills nationwide–refers to the Swachh Bharat Cess, one of 10 levies that go directly to the ...

Biggest farm reform 91.6 percent behind target

20 April 2016 10:17 PM GMT
India’s biggest reform to transform the life of a crisis-ridden farmer is 91.6 percent behind target this year, prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
Share it