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According to the latest NCRB data, the daily wage earners and those with an annual income of less than Rs 1 lakh accounted for the highest number of suicide victims.
If Narendra Modi wants to double farmers’ incomes, then the Centre has to create a system that can rank states according to agricultural performance.
Modi wants to double farm incomes, but Budget 2019 barely mentioned the sector, leave alone announcing big-ticket reforms.
The PPVFR Act, under which PepsiCo registered its potato variant, might be imperfect but we should still condemn its violation.
Modi govt is looking to deliver first instalment to all 12 crore beneficiaries by 31 March but faces a host of challenges, including non-cooperative opposition states.
The Union Minister also said that state governments too have a responsibility to address farm distress by bringing their own income support schemes.
Acting finance minister Piyush Goyal's 1 hour and 45-minute budget speech had three acts of commission and one glaring omission.
It must be the core priority for any government that wants to improve the agricultural situation.
Bollywood needs to replicate Bimal Roy’s deep commitment to the farmers he portrayed.
India has to turn its farm economy from a charity institution to a vibrant, self-sustaining growth sector.
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