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Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

On the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmers staged protest gatherings at...

Lift export ban on wheat, other agri items: Farmers' bodies ask Govt

Lift export ban on wheat, other agri items: Farmers' bodies ask Govt

They conveyed their demand to the Finance Ministry during a customary consultation...

Govt advises fertilizer companies to stop tagging other products with fertilizers while selling them

Govt advises fertilizer companies to stop tagging other products with fertilizers while selling them

Neeraja Adidam, Joint Secretary (Fertilizers), Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers,...

No shortage of fertilizers in Rabi season

No shortage of fertilizers in Rabi season

There is more than adequate availability of key fertilizers, including urea and...

Fertilizer companies to lose Rs 3,000cr due to reduction in DAP subsidy

Fertilizer companies to lose Rs 3,000cr due to reduction in DAP subsidy

While the Union Government has increased the subsidy rate for N under the NBS scheme...

Centre to promote export of millets

Centre to promote export of millets

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry through its apex agricultural export promotion...

Govt argues in SC that approval to GM mustard is in national interest, self-reliance to be achieved in edible oils

Govt argues in SC that approval to GM mustard is in national interest, self-reliance to be achieved in edible oils

Calling the decision to approve the environmental release of GM mustard variety...

Opposition to GM crops based on unfounded fears: Govt

Opposition to GM crops based on unfounded fears: Govt

The opposition by green groups to genetically modified (GM) crops is unfounded as...

Rajasthan, Punjab causing bad air quality in Delhi-NCR: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Rajasthan, Punjab causing bad air quality in Delhi-NCR: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Science & Technology Minister Jitendra Singh cautioned that air-pollution-related...

Stubble trouble: Politics overtakes economics

Stubble trouble: Politics overtakes economics

Stubble burning begins around October and peaks in November, coinciding with the...

‘Sarson Satyagraha’ opposes GM mustard approval, threatens mass movement after SC order

‘Sarson Satyagraha’ opposes GM mustard approval, threatens mass movement after SC order

A media interaction was convened a day after the Supreme Court directed the Centre's...

Kharif onion output may be 13% less, ample Rabi onions to contain prices: Crisil

Kharif onion output may be 13% less, ample Rabi onions to contain prices: Crisil

A decline in acreage and lack of improvement in crop yields is likely to result...

Indians make a living the green way, finds RBI research

Indians make a living the green way, finds RBI research

In the midst of the brouhaha over pollution, carbon emission and environmental degradation,...

GM cotton Bollgard II Roundup Ready Flex (BG-II RRF) set to get GEAC approval

GM cotton Bollgard II Roundup Ready Flex (BG-II RRF) set to get GEAC approval

Several organizations have reacted bitterly against genetically modified (GM) crops...

BKS opposes GEAC's recommendation on GM mustard

BKS opposes GEAC's recommendation on GM mustard

RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) on Friday opposed the biotech regulator...

Music to ears of green groups:  SJM’s missive to Environment Minister opposing govt nod to GM mustard

Music to ears of green groups: SJM’s missive to Environment Minister opposing govt nod to GM mustard

In a strong letter to the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change,...

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda to head CGIAR

Following the decision of Marco Ferroni to retire and step down from his position as CGIAR System Board Chair after five years of...

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More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

The effect of high prices of wheat and mustard is visible in the area sown for the current Rabi season (2022-23). Farmers have sown...

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Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

On the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmers staged protest gatherings at 25 state capitals, more than 300 district headquarters...

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Gujarat polls: BJP manifesto eyes farmers

Learning from experience, the saffron party has laid special emphasis on issues relating to farmers in poll-bound Gujarat this time...

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Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Pre-monsoon heatwaves, patchy progress of rainfall during the monsoon, and excess rainfall post-monsoon have impacted several agricultural...

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Cropfit — An app of the farmers, for the farmers, by the farmers; bidding below MSP not possible

While other apps mainly focus on the traders and how they can benefit them and the mandis, Cropfit's prime focus is on the farmers...

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