Articles by Agriculture

24 Hours In Life Of K.R. Vancheeswaran: Of Plantations, Sustainable Tourism And A Big Slice Of Nature

K.R. Vancheeswaran is the president of Wayanad Tourism Organisation. Not just paddy, coffee and spices, the 57-year-old farmer is aggressively exploring the potential of ecotourism

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No Data To Justify, Is Zero Budget Natural Farming A Flawed Concept?

Experts say Zero Budget Natural Farming defies logic that it will involve no financial cost. Imbalance between yield and price could even lead to food shortage in future

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OPINION | Lynchings In The Name Of Cows Scaring Away The Global Investment Bulls

The rot in the vitals of the Indian economy is much deeper than what is discernible from outside. The government's policies are squarely to be blamed, writes Congress MP Manish Tewari.

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Malnourishment Has Risen By 45% In The last Seven Years

Climate change will increase the frequency, duration and severity of droughts in many parts of the world, including India, hampering agriculture and pushing more people into the downward spiral of malnutrition.

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Why India And Pakistan Are United In Their War Against A 'Flying' Terrorist

Considered as the most dangerous migratory pest in the world, locusts are chewing up hectares of cotton crop in Pakistan and threatening large parts of Rajasthan and northwest India

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A $5 Trillion Economy By 2025? Why Kashmir Can Be The Apple Of India's Eye

Economist Haseeb A Drabu highlights the immense potential of the apple production in Kashmir. Orchard transformation and logistics management can increase production and earnings manifold

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Rice In Deep Water! Why Green Revolution Is Facing Watery Death In Haryana

Rapidly dwindling water table is putting Haryana farmers in a dilemma. The government is discouraging harvesting water-intensive crops as agriculture alone consumes 80 per cent of groundwater.

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Why Our Water Makes Us Cry?

Acute shortages, increased demand, huge damages due to annual floods and droughts, and extreme contamination define the looming water scarcity

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