Articles by Agriculture

Bastions Of Unreason | By Feroze Varun Gandhi

Education, labour, healthcare, credit...A Rural Manifesto ponders over all these. In this extract, it focuses on the human and ecological costs of those vaunted ‘temples’—dams.

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No More Bananas On Your Breakfast Table?

A fungal infection with no sure cure is ravaging the world’s bananas. And it’s sweeping through India.

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Winter Is Coming And So Is Deadly Smog From Stubble Burning

Measures against stubble burning will make but a dent in the smoke

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A Pile That Basmati Couldn’t Jump Over

EU, Saudi fungicide norm hits premium Indian rice export

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Much-Hyped Hike In Minimum Support Price May Not Benefit Farmers

The much-hyped hike in the MSP of 14 crops is too little and most farmers are unlikely to benefit

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Guzzle Grain, Go Hungry

The move to let ­damaged crops be used for ­fossil fuel production may hurt food availability, price

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What A Nasty Tumble-Down!

A crash like no other. Yet if you question, it amounts to nothing less than treason.

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None Can Halt The March

The poor are empowered like never before. No wonder Modi has no challenger.

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The Subcontinental Menu

Newfound benefits of meat of an ass; a yagya for victory in the 2019 assembly elections; a waqfnama by Shah Jahan. Read all the juicy gossip here...

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To Harvest Enterprise

A tax holiday is expected to push more farmers to turn entrepreneurial

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