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Farmers’ organisations can play a more constructive role

April 7, 2011 – “On trying to compile an endless suffering that farmers need to bear, one is left wondering...

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Hiatus between Words and Deeds

Mar 1, 2011 – “Agriculture development is central to our growth strategy. Measures taken during the current year have started...

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Fragmented Farms, Victimised Farmer

Mar 1, 2011 – Just 22 kilometres from the IT-driven city of Hyderabad, in village Ghamigoda, mandal Shamshabad, district Ranga...

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Rajni Devi’s Troubled Terrain The land and the loot; cow’s milk sans the cream

Jan 1, 2011 – A cross the Yamuna and the river Hindon, which now appears like a dirty drain, I...

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When Livestock Means Life

Jan 1, 2011 – Sometimes, the obvious needs to be stated. If indeed India is staring at food insecurity, every...

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‘Soil is Living and Breathing Organic Matter; Nurture it’

Nov 1, 2010 – With a bachelor’s degree in history from the Chandigarh University, Sukhvinder Pal Singh Sandhu, 54, is...

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India’s Fertiliser Curse

Nov 1, 2010 – “The best fertiliser on any farm is the footsteps of man”. – Confucius Farmers’ Forum is...

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Marrying science and tradition Viswasrao Patil’s ‘Living’ Land

Sep 1, 2010 – I had heard of a red-carpet welcome. I had never heard of a green-carpet reception. Yet,...

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Going against the grain

Sep 1, 2010 – For an ancient civilization that has evolved down the centuries, with scientific agricultural practices always ahead...

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