Tagged: agriculture

India is abondoning Monsanto's GM cotton seeds for indegenious varities. Image sourced from organicconsumers.org 0

Monsanto’s ‘threat’ to withdraw: A blessing in disguise?

Taking note of  Monsanto’s ‘threat’ to withdraw its genetically modified crop technology from India, following the Centre’s plan to cut the company’s royalty fees, it gives an opportunity to trace Monsanto’s journey in India,...

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Jaitley’s Budget will help India’s Economic Growth: Advani

Union Budget for the financial year 2016-17 was tabled in the Lok Sabha today in the afternoon by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The budget presented in the august house was much appreciated by...

Jaitley presented the Union Budget today in the Lok Sabha (Image Courtesy: Business Today) 0

Union Budget ‘16: More Focus on Farmers and Agriculture

Earlier today in the lower house of the Parliament, Minster for Finance, Arun Jaitley tabled the Union Budget for the financial year 2016-17. His speech laid more emphasis on the development of farmer’s welfare...

PM Modi, "The second green revolution can start from Odisha" 0

Second Green Revolution can start from Odisha: PM

On Sunday, addressing a rally in Baragarh district of Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the second green revolution can start from Odisha. Adding to the statement he mentioned how the state is...

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Managing water one ‘step’ at a time

The relationship between droughts and Kumbharwadi in Ahmednagar district goes back to the 1970s where the village suffered immense hunger and poverty. But today, the story of Kumbharwadi is completely different as it religiously...

66 years on, agriculture still India’s backbone 311

66 years on, agriculture still India’s backbone

It is going to be 66 years since Jawaharlal Nehru on the eve of 14th August 1947 spoke his golden words, “At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will...