Agriculture

By Anand Mishra
In Agriculture
Jul 23rd, 2015
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The unseasonal rains that hit during March this year severely impacted around 94 lakh hectares under Rabi cultivation. The result has been most visible in prices of pulses which have shot up in recent  weeks. This has happened because traditional import markets could not make good the loss of domestic production. Further complicating the situation is the third advance ...
By Anand Mishra
In Agriculture
Jul 20th, 2015
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The complexity of the Indian agricultural economy can bewilder any observer. And not just because of the agri climate zones or the types of crops, but also because it suffers from problems that are neither easily visible nor easily comprehensible or solvable. Despite being the country with the second largest agricultural land in the world, hardly two fifth or forty per...
By Ritika Bisht
In Agriculture
Apr 7th, 2015
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Ever heard of a democracy dominated by a particular sector yet so powerless and exploited that none wishes to tread on the path which gives nothing and takes away all that is left. Sounds too grim but this is true plight of India’s agrarian population, that makes up more than 60 percent of the workforce but contributes just about 16 percent of the total GDP of the econ...