From the Ground

Farm loan waivers do not improve condition of farmers; they increase chances of wilful default: BKS-Nabard report

Farm loan waivers do not improve condition of farmers; they increase chances of wilful default: BKS-Nabard report

The condition of the farmers does not improve as a result of farm loan waivers (FLWs)....

Family of Lovepreet killed in Lakhimpur violence still disturbed; eight seats at stake here in polls on Feb 23

Family of Lovepreet killed in Lakhimpur violence still disturbed; eight seats at stake here in polls on Feb 23

There are eight Assembly constituencies in the Lakhimpur district, all of which...

Padma Shri for farmers Seth Pal Singh and Amai Mahalinga Naik

Padma Shri for farmers Seth Pal Singh and Amai Mahalinga Naik

The Padma awards, which count among the highest civilian awards in the country,...

Economic and political impact of farmers’ movement

Economic and political impact of farmers’ movement

This movement has brought the Jats and the Muslims together on one platform, which...

Remembering Dr.Kurien: Making the farmer count

Remembering Dr.Kurien: Making the farmer count

A five billion dollar company owned by 36 lakh farmers: unbelievable? This is GCMMF...

Duty on petrol and diesel to shore up domestic supplies; customs duty on gold raised

According to the Ministry of Finance, a cess of Rs 6 per litre has been imposed on exports of petrol and ATF each while one of Rs...

National

IFFCO bags patents for Nano Urea and Nano DAP

The Patent Office of the Government of India has awarded the patents for 20 years. A true novel example of Atmanirbhar Bharat and...

Cooperatives

Wheat prices in the global market fall by 27 per cent from record high despite Ukraine crisis

On Tuesday June 28, the wheat price was only $9.39 per bushel (approx. $313 per tonne) while on March 7, it had gone up to $12.94...

International

IFFCO welcomes Ministry of Cooperation’s historic step towards digitalization of PACS

The computerization of PACS will connect the last-mile farmer to the economy of the country. It would create transparency and accountability...

Cooperatives

Cabinet approves computerization of PACS

This project proposes the computerization of about 63,000 functional PACS over a period of five years with a total budget outlay of...

Cooperatives

We have to depend on cooperatives for food security in future: Konda Reddy Chavva

Konda Reddy Chavva, Assistant FAOR, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), spoke about the case studies of agricultural cooperatives...

Cooperatives