DNA: Analysis of the pitiful conditions of deprived, impoverished farmers - Part II

The what is reality in India for farmers and agriculture is unbelievable. The average monthly income of farmers in India is Rs.6426. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Land reforms fail, 5% of India’s farmers control 32 percent land

Sumit Chaturvedi/IANS

Why it is difficult to reverse more than half-a-century of land-reform failures?

Narendra Modi's rural income promise leaves farmers, experts cold

Narendra Modi may also have to allow farm gate prices to rise fast, agricultural and economic experts said, jeopardising a key policy of his first two years in office: keeping inflation in check to appeal to India`s swelling middle class.

Agri growth may jump to 6% in FY17, says NITI Aayog

Agri growth may jump to 6% in FY17, says NITI Aayog

Due to poor monsoon the agriculture growth was negative in 2014-15 at 0.25 percent and in 2015-16 and it is expected to be at 1.2 percent, Chand added.

Arun Jaitley launches crop insurance schemes

Arun Jaitley launches crop insurance schemes

Terming agriculture as "absolutely critical to the country`s economy," union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday launched the "Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana" and "Unified Package Insurance Scheme".

Maharashtra budget earmarks Rs 25,000 crore for agri sector

As the state is reeling under an unprecedented drought, the BJP-led government in Maharashtra on Friday earmarked Rs 25,000 crore for the farm sector in the Budget for 2016-17, while tweaking certain taxes such as VAT and offering exemptions for the sugarcane industry.

Groundwater levels plunge, contamination rises, crisis grows

Sandeep Pai & Prathamesh Mulye/IANS

Five years ago, when Ramakant Desai, 55, hired a drilling rig to sink a borewell to irrigate his maize fields, he struck water at 200 ft. Today, the rig must drill more than four times as deep to 900 ft.

Hundreds of acres of agricultural fields damaged as unseasonal rainfall flattens crops in Punjab, Haryana

Hundreds of acres of agricultural fields damaged as unseasonal rainfall flattens crops in Punjab, Haryana

Standing wheat crop was damaged in hundreds of acres of agricultural fields in Punjab and Haryana due to unseasonal rainfall accompanied with high velocity winds over the past 24 hours.

India needs a new green revolution: Anand Mahindra

Cautioning against getting carried away by "glamorous sectors like IT and e-commerce", Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra Thursday said India needs a new green revolution as income from agriculture is declining.

Govt gives Rs 36,000 crore to farm sector; agri-credit at Rs 9 lakh crore

Govt gives Rs 36,000 crore to farm sector; agri-credit at Rs 9 lakh crore

Aiming to double farmers income by 2022, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday announced an allocation of nearly Rs 36,000 crore for the farm sector while raising the agri-credit target to Rs 9 lakh crore for the next fiscal.

Indian scientists breed high-yield super arhar variety

The Indian scientists have found a new form of arhar pulse called PADT-16 which takes less time in cultivation than the arhar dal.

DNA: Sikkim declared as India's first 100% "Organic State"

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Watch: Narendra Modi launches Sikkim Organic Festival - Part III

PM Narendra Modi visits the Horticulture at Ridge Park in Gangtok and launches the Sikkim Organic Festival

Watch: Narendra Modi launches Sikkim Organic Festival - Part II

PM Narendra Modi visits the Horticulture at Ridge Park in Gangtok and launches the Sikkim Organic Festival

Watch: Narendra Modi launches Sikkim Organic Festival

PM Narendra Modi visits the Horticulture at Ridge Park in Gangtok and launches the Sikkim Organic Festival

Watch: Narendra Modi declares Sikkim "Organic State of India"

The Organic Mission of Sikkim has shown its effect as the farmers of Sikkim now do not use fertilizers or pesticides to cultivate crops. Watch the full video to know more.

Sikkim becomes India's first organic state

Sikkim has become India's first fully organic state by converting around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land into sustainable cultivation.

DNA: Ambitious step - Sikkim's Organic farming mission

Sikkim is the first and the only state in India to be considered as 100 percent organic state. Watch the full report here.

DNA: The plight of Bundelkhand farmers

Watch how poor farmers in Bundelkhand live a life of struggles and hardship.