Articles by Agriculture

How we fell into the trap of eating the same foods

It’s the tragedy of human history, as we made a new deal with nature and moved toward agriculture some 10,000 years ago. Wake up to the nutrition synergy of diverse foods 


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Indian Women's Unaccounted Labour Cause Of Malnutrition In India: Study

According to the research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK, recognition of Indian women's roles in both agriculture and domestic work is key to improving household nutrition outcomes.

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Bitter-Sweet Harvest: Dues To Sugarcane Farmers Rise To Rs 25,000 Crore

Higher production and stagnant demand leave farmers with rising unpaid dues once again

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Why Has Congress Come Crashing Down In Odisha

Three of the 15 Congress MLAs in Odisha left the party. A fourth legislator, who was expelled along with senior leader and former Union minister Srikant Jena for anti-party activities, joined the BSP.

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Mahagathbandhan Is Politics Of Opportunism: Nitin Gadkari

In an interview to Outlook, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari talks about BJP's prospects in the April-May elections and the Opposition’s mahagatbandhan.

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Mandsaur: Anger Ripens In Farmlands

Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur is the proverbial food bowl, but the wrinkles on the farmer’s face cannot hide his deepening frown.

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Why Odisha Govt's KALIA Scheme Has Run Into Rough Weather

Odisha ‘game-changer’ scheme is beset with irregularities

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Odisha's KALIA Scheme Aims To Benefit Agri Eco-System

The scheme promises Rs 5, 000 for each farmer, irrespective of his holding, spread over five seasons till 2021-22; livelihood assistance of Rs 12, 500 to each landless family; interest-free crop loans and Rs 2 lakh insurance cover for each farmer.

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Ahead Of 2019 Battle, BJP In A Soul-Search Mode

The defeat in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan has made the larger Sangh parivar restless. The signs of disaffection are showing and voices of dissent are getting expressed openly.

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Let’s Cultivate The Collective

The answer to widespread farm distress is to ­develop strong, well-managed cooperatives

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