Denied Crop Loans, Maharashtra Farmers Go Back To Moneylenders

Mumbai: He delayed it as long as he could but when he realised that he had no other option, Panduran...

‘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...