Hugely excess tur dal production has deepened the Maharashtra farmers’ distress ahead of new season
The ominous footprints are no longer distant. We see them in Jharkhand’s paddy slopes, Andaman’s coral reefs, Bangalore’s garment units, Punjab’s wheat fields...
Sporadic rains in March have brought little relief
The state from where Cauvery springs up has a rash of borewells with no water
Scanty rains have left the fields in Tamil Nadu all dry. The farmers feel throttled.
For long, arid Marathwada has been a victim of the vagaries of nature. Post-Holi hailstorms this season accentuate the tragedy like never before.
In a pulses-importing country, a bumper crop brings little cheer to those who cultivate pulses. Here’s why.
Poor rains can take the juice out of business in pineapple’s Indian homestead this season
The field is set for the rural economy to benefit from a slew of schemes. What is the harvest anticipated?
The story of spices is the story of temptation—and human civilisation’s rise and fall. A string of fabled, fragrant islands forms its kernel.