The extension of free food for another five months promises to help not just poor labourers but industry and agriculture as well
The Finance Minister says the solution to India’s agricultural system is Zero Budget Natural Farming. Is it possible?
The most notable feature of this interim budget is the income support programme for small and marginal farmers
Protest marches by farmers and emotive appeals by politicians are no substitute for the need to fix India’s broken farm sector
A crisis of oversupply has resulted in Rs 23,000 crore arrears owed to sugarcane farmers, a powerful political constituency that could make its discontent felt in next year’s General Election
A group of Tamil farmers made national headlines one year ago by kicking off a series of absurd protests in Delhi. V Shoba meets key characters from the landmark agitation who are back in their villages battling an unending farm crisis