Considering the importance of millets, both for improving nutrition security and climate resilience, the Government of India has declared 2018 as a National Millet Year.
Women play a key role in Indian agriculture, although their important contributions go unrecognised and unrewarded.
The Supreme Court has delivered its verdict on the sharing of Cauvery water by Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu’s share has been reduced and this has caused great disappointment.
Income security is essential for all enterprises and more particularly for agriculture which depends to a great extent on climatic condition and factors beyond the control of farmers.
Agriculture is in the news today mainly because of the economic problems faced by farmers and also the occurrence of suicides among farmers.
There is considerable debate going on at present among states, political parties and professionals about the methods of avoiding the burning of stubble.
Scientists all over the world look forward to the first week of October when the Nobel Prizes for the year are announced.
Our prime minister’s recent visit to Israel is a historic one since this is the first time that a prime minister of India is visiting this remarkable country.
The Indian enigma consists of situations like “grain mountains and hungry millions”, “agricultural progress coupled with persistence of malnutrition” and “green revolution fame concurrently with fa