May 15, 2019 6:01 am
Apart from using the latest agrarian techniques to improve productivity, the group is also using novel marketing techniques to sell their produce.
May 13, 2019 8:15 am
Elections are all about grabbing power. It is only coincidence that every party promises to serve the poor!
March 11, 2019 6:48 am
The last five years, in other words, have seen a slowdown in rural wages even after adjusting for inflation, which has been far lower than during the UPA regime.
March 05, 2019 12:21 am
“We asked the government to either accept our demands or send us to jail. They did not respond, so we decided to block rail traffic to push for our demands,” said Satnam Singh Pannu.
January 21, 2019 9:25 am
Implicitly taxed through restrictive marketing and trade policies, farmers need a stable income policy.
January 21, 2019 12:53 am
Pointing that there is a sense within the government that agri, small business and urban poor have not done well over the last four years, Rashesh Shah, chairman and CEO, Edelweiss Group told The Indian Express that he expects some announcement on the farm sector soon.
December 31, 2018 9:06 pm
The incident took place on December 28. In the video, Collector Anugrah is seen assuring the farmer a redressal of his problems and promises an inquiry into the matter. The transformer was installed later in his village.
December 24, 2018 5:05 am
Loan waivers are poll bait. What is needed is a structured and stable income support policy.
December 23, 2018 2:05 am
Poll strategists in BJP said farm loan waivers announced by the new Congress-led governments in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh would lead to a financial crisis and the new state governments would find it difficult to keep their promises.
December 23, 2018 12:13 am
Today agriculture is the sick man of the Indian economy. It has become a burden on the public fisc. Drug it with loan waivers and the crisis will recur and deepen.
June 22, 2020 6:09 pm
Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.