Opinion

Charan Singh’s greatest contribution: Resistance to collectivization

Charan Singh’s greatest contribution: Resistance to collectivization

Mahatma Gandhi and Jayaprakah Narain never ran any government, but they were as...

Chaudhary Charan Singh wanted quota for farmers, three UP agri laws made in their favour

Chaudhary Charan Singh wanted quota for farmers, three UP agri laws made in their favour

Former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh is one of the few leaders whose politics...

No permanent solution of peace clause expected at 13th ministerial conference of WTO

No permanent solution of peace clause expected at 13th ministerial conference of WTO

Later this month, Trade Ministers of the World Trade Organization (WTO) would meet...

Inflation targeting has adverse impact on agriculture and rural economy

Inflation targeting has adverse impact on agriculture and rural economy

The inflation-targeting strategy of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Central...

Make farmers shareholders in Corporate India; Convert sugarcane outstanding into equity

Make farmers shareholders in Corporate India; Convert sugarcane outstanding into equity

But since the stock market, despite gaining popularity among retail investors, has...

Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

The principal threat to Punjab is the cultivation of paddy which is depleting aquifers...

Govt, RBI on the same page for supply-side management to rein in inflation

Govt, RBI on the same page for supply-side management to rein in inflation

Stock limit for wheat traders, extension of ban on onion export till March 2024,...

Tailoring India’s Agricultural Education for the 21st Century Youth

Tailoring India’s Agricultural Education for the 21st Century Youth

Educational reforms must now embrace non-formal degree programs around diploma and...

Votes of paddy and wheat farmers fail the mathematics of MSP

Votes of paddy and wheat farmers fail the mathematics of MSP

The competition between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win the elections...

Where is Local Governance in the Keraleeyam 2023?

Where is Local Governance in the Keraleeyam 2023?

“Undoubtedly Kerala leads the Nation in Panchayati Raj”, commented Mani Shankar...

Outrage at Narayana Murthy's 70 hrs-week! Farmer logs in over 98 hrs

Outrage at Narayana Murthy's 70 hrs-week! Farmer logs in over 98 hrs

What did Murthy say? India’s work productivity is one of the lowest in the world....

World Food Day: Nation salutes Dr. MS Swaminathan

World Food Day: Nation salutes Dr. MS Swaminathan

Following the path taught by Prof Swaminathan, agricultural research institutes...

The shift in Fertilizer Policy: Move towards Natural Farming?

The shift in Fertilizer Policy: Move towards Natural Farming?

To promote fertilizer use, to avoid a rise in crop prices, and to subsidize agriculture,...

Dr Swaminathan: The Father of Green Revolution who strode the agriculture sector like a Colossus

Dr Swaminathan: The Father of Green Revolution who strode the agriculture sector like a Colossus

In addition to driving the development of high yielding rice varieties in the country,...

No success on land or space without scientific innovations

No success on land or space without scientific innovations

Our average yields of pulses and oilseeds are lower than the global average. Increasing...

Separate agriculture budget 2024-25 presented in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Tamil Nadu Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, MRK Panneerselvam on Tuesday presented a separate agriculture budget for...

States

What proposal did the Center give to the farmers? Which crops will get at MSP for 5 years?

The Central Government has put forward a proposal before the farmers, under which cooperative agencies will enter into a five-year...

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Charan Singh’s greatest contribution: Resistance to collectivization

Mahatma Gandhi and Jayaprakah Narain never ran any government, but they were as important as any viceroy or prime minister in the...

Opinion

MSP for milk hiked in Himachal budget

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu presented the annual Budget of Rs 58,444 crore for 2024-25 with focus on the...

States

Karnataka govt to waive interest on overdue loans of dist co-op banks

"Our government has decided to waive interest on medium and long-term overdue loans of DCC and Primary Cooperative Agriculture and...

States

Why peasant movements in Europe, what are the similarities with India?

Falling prices of farm produce, rising costs of inputs, heavy-handed regulation, powerful retailers, debt loads and cheap imports....

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