October 03, 2018 5:21 am
Supporting agriculture through input subsidies is the ‘dumb’ approach. Priority must now be given to investment in the sector and ensuring farmers have access to the latest technologies.
January 17, 2018 7:26 am
If achieved, the 54 lakh rural houses to be built under central schemes in 2017-18 will be far higher than the 32.24 lakh in 2016-17, 18.24 lakh in 2015-16, 11.89 lakh in 2014-15, 10.49 lakh in 2013-14 and 10.47 lakh in 2012-13.
August 27, 2015 1:00 am
The big question in the minds of everyone who can recall is: Will 2015 for Marathwada turn out worse than the worst-ever drought of 1972?
August 27, 2015 1:10 pm
Three-time Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar, analyses the current agricultural situation and this government’s performance on the farm front.
July 18, 2015 4:48 am
Near-total absence of rains since June-end is another blow to farmers already crippled by back-to-back drought and this year’s hailstorms.
July 15, 2015 1:59 am
The NITI Aayog meeting is also to discuss issues related to the Land Acquisition Bill, which also has a massive bearing on the farm sector.
May 29, 2015 6:13 am
There is no alternative to boosting domestic production, farmers desperately need the incentive, and the country could do with saving on urea.
May 15, 2015 2:19 am
Builders in area also welcomed the judgment and said they hoped this would also end further disputes regarding land.
May 03, 2015 12:10 am
What is striking is lack of visibility about what government is doing to relieve farmer distress.
April 28, 2015 9:49 am
Current rural distress is not about land acquisition. It is rooted in the low viability and high volatility of agriculture.