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Is lower inflation here to stay?

Write to the AuthorAgricultureTradeGovernment 20 November 2014 - Inflation is like taxation that pinches us as consumers. For the average rural and urban Indian, food accounted...

Workers leave agriculture, but where are they headed?

Write to the AuthorAgricultureLivelihood 14 November 2014 - Close to half of employed Indians work in agriculture. The value added in agriculture – the amount by...

Food security, courtesy Odisha’s tribal women

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityOrganicEnvironment 04 November 2014 - Land rejuvenation, which would take three to four years in the ideal swidden systems of the past,...

Good food from dry land

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityOrganicWomen's Health 19 September 2014 - Tribal families in Bankura, West Bengal, living on a staple diet of potato and rice and...

There are more things in heaven and earth than stock markets!

Write to the AuthorAgricultureGovernment opinionsEconomyDevinder Sharma 04 September 2014 - I am sure you have noticed it by now. The first 100 days of the performance...

All set to lose out on the gains?

Write to the AuthorAgricultureLivelihoodGovernmentLand 11 August 2014 - A popular newspaper recently reported the statement of Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Rural Development in the Lok...

How about smart villages, Mr Modi?

Write to the AuthorEconomyDevinder SharmaAgriculture Policy 16 July 2014 - I have never understood why Indian farmers continue to be ignored. Even with a meagre outlay...

A silent revolution brewing on our farms

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityDevinder Sharma 13 June 2014 - It was a hot afternoon. But even as the temperature soared to 37 degrees, I didn't...

Can farmers look ahead to “acche din” as well?

Write to the AuthorEconomyFarmer SuicidesGovernmentDevinder Sharma 28 May 2014 - Indian agriculture is faced with a terrible crisis of sustainability and economic viability, the severity of...

Ash everywhere; in your food and water, too?

Write to the AuthorAgricultureEnergy 14 April 2014 - A few years ago, I was visiting the village of Balaram Prasad, near Angul in Odisha. A non-descript...

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Keppel-Puravankara Development acquires Metro Cash & Carry India’s land for Rs 405 crore in...

Keppel Puravankara Development Pvt. Ltd. (KPDL), is an associate of Bangalore headquartered and Singapore based Keppel Land, one of Asia’s premier property companies. Ashish R....

Haryana RERA acts tough, notices sent to 52 developers for delays The Haryana...

Officials from the authority said their first priority is completion of delayed projects. Of the 1,150 complaints received in the past year, as many as...

AAI starts shuttle service at Srinagar airport The Airports Authority of India (AAI)...

“Taking note of the inconvenience faced by air travellers at the Srinagar airport, the AAI has, on the instructions of K Vijay Kumar, advisor...

Accidents on Indian Railways reduce in last 12 months Safety comes first, says...

The safety performance review meeting was held by Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani and the meeting was attended by all Railway Board members and...

Monsoon blues hit highway construction Monsoon blues hit highway construction the hardest in...

As a result, the highway construction rate during the April-August period fell to 23.26 km/day from the 25.55 km/day logged during the April-July period...