Making anaemic women

8 March 2019 6:29 PM GMT
A research paper states that cattle slaughter ban may turn today’s girls into anaemic women in their prime reproductive age

Why golden rice is a threat

25 Feb 2019 4:32 PM GMT
In Bangladesh, following the announcement regarding cultivating golden rice within 3 months, farmers and environment groups take to country-wide...

Trial after error

19 Feb 2019 3:35 PM GMT
Supreme Court’s decision to resend Monsanto’s cotton case to the trial court will ensure judicial scrutiny of all aspects of the patent

FPOs need their very own Amul

22 Aug 2018 3:25 PM GMT
Instead of encouraging them on paper, the government must create a few model FPOs and provide institutional support to them

Who robbed Narmada?

13 March 2018 4:06 PM GMT
Farmers in Gujarat prepare for a bleak future and protests as Narmada water disappears from canals.

Allay farmers' concerns

23 Jan 2018 4:03 PM GMT
With an evident dip in agricultural growth, can the 2018-’19 budget alleviate farmers’ distress?

Farmers' fate pestered

1 Jan 2018 2:18 PM GMT
After an erratic monsoon, farmers in nine states are struggling with pest outbreaks

Business begins without plan of action

5 April 2017 4:01 PM GMT
Will NITI Aayog’s vision be any different from the top-down approach of its predecessor?

People of no land

7 Jan 2017 8:13 PM GMT
The Jharkhand government has achieved what even the British rule could not—the complete alienation of the tribal population from their land....

Crop insurance scheme hits premium hurdle

6 Sep 2016 9:16 PM GMT
India’s most ambitious crop insurance scheme till date is likely to be derailed in its very first phase, as states are hesitant to implement it...

India pins hopes on Myanmar pulses

16 July 2016 9:57 PM GMT
Faced with shortage of pulses and increasing prices, India plans to encourage private companies to acquire land for exclusively growing pulses in...

Pulses neglected for long

21 Jun 2016 10:16 PM GMT
India has not been able to see a net increase in land under pulses cultivation since the 1960s. Though land under pulses cultivation has seen an...
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