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‘Marginal farmers on verge of being wiped out from agrarian sector’

Citing NSSO data, Professor Sucha Singh Gill said, “66 per cent of farmers in India are marginal farmers and these farmers are the ones who will die first.”

High debt isn't driving Indian farmers to suicide

The numbers tell a different story. And, given the detrimental impact on credit discipline, not to mention the hole such waivers are going to blow in state budgets, politicians would be wise to rethink their plans.


Express explains: What is the forest land issue & what farmers were demanding

On the Mimimum Support Price as prescribed by the Swaminathan Committee, the government said the Centre has already committed this. Their concerns on water conservation projects and the Nar-Par and Damanganga and Girnar river-linking projects were also taken into account.

Maharashtra to link Aadhaar data with 7/12 extract of farm land

The state is now taking the move a step forward and has said Aadhaar cards should be linked with land records.

Farmers in Maharashtra to go on strike from today, say ‘won’t let ministers hoist flags’

The agitating group has also questioned the utility and impact of the government’s loan waiver, and stated that it has not helped all farmers in the state.

Waterless in Marathwada: Farm crisis is extra hard on women

In Marathwada’s worst-hit districts of Beed, Osmanabad and Latur, households now have an uncompromising priority list of expenses as an economy hit by years of near-total crop failure goes into a tailspin.


No more utility vehicles,tractors turn status symbol,accelerate farm crisis

That Punjab is an agrarian state is a well established fact. But not many know that Punjab is also the most mechanised agrarian state.

Ajit Pawar plays safe

Amid slowing growth in the country’s most industrialised state and the prospect of an acute farm crisis,Maharashtra’s Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar presented his Budget estimates for the state for 2012-13

Rajnath demands special session for farm crisis

Criticising the government for failing to announce a stimulus package for the agriculture sector,BJP president Rajanth Singh....