More opportunities, India will become world power: US envoy

Sounding a note of optimism for India that it is going emerge as a "world power", the US Ambassador Richard Verma on Monday hailed the rising opportunities opening up for its youth in various sectors.

PM Modi asks scientists to put end to silo approach

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the country's scientists to put an end to the "silo approach" and stress on innovations in areas like agriculture, solar energy and cleaning of the river Ganga.

Ignoring looming drought in Bihar, politicians fight for ''pride'' and ''change''

A drought-like situation in Bihar is a serious issue for millions of farmers, but not for the politicians, including the main contenders in the electoral stakes -- Janata Dal-United (JDU), Rashtriya Janada Dal (RJD), Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance(NDA).

Modern agriculture can boost Chhattisgarh's economy: Minister

Introduction of modern day best practices of agriculture, adapted to Indian needs, has potential to boost Chhattisgarh's economy in a big way, a senior minister from the state has said.

Contingency plan in place to counter weak monsoon: Minister

Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kundaria on Friday said the government had developed a contingency plan to sustain agricultural production in the eventuality of a weak monsoon or deficient rains.

184 farmers commited suicide in Karnataka in last 3 months: Govt

As many as 184 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka in the last three months mainly due to debt burden, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Love affairs, impotency behind farmers' suicides, says Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh
Love affairs, impotency behind farmers' suicides, says Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh

In a shocking statement that has put the Bharatiya Janata Party, already on back foot due to Lalitgate and Vyapam scam, in a spot, Union Minister of Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said that it was love affairs or impotency that caused the death of more than 1,400 farmers in India this year.

French farmers block Lyon as Hollande bids to ease crisis

Hundreds of furious farmers blocked access roads to France`s second city Lyon with their tractors Thursday, unimpressed with a 600-million-euro government package to ease their financial plight sparked by falling prices.

PM Modi to release 'Vision 2050' for agriculture: Radha Mohan Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release 'Vision 2050' prepared by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) here on July 25, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said.

PM Modi gives nod for India-Armenia agreement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave his approval for the signing and ratification of an agreement between India and Armenia on cooperation in the field of agriculture.

India to face acute water shortages by 2050

By 2050, India will face acute freshwater stress or shortages.

No bride for suitors in this Gujarat village because of polluted water

No one wants to marry their girls and send them to Gujarat's Chausar village because of polluted water.

Operation Green Poison: Toxic vegetables grown along railway tracks served to you- Part III

This news could be shocking to you. Apparently the water from drains is used to grow vegetables on a farm right next to the railway tracks leading to Mumbai.

Operation Green Poison: Toxic vegetables grown along railway tracks served to you!- Part II

This news could be shocking to you. Apparently the water from drains is used to grow vegetables on a farm right next to the railway tracks leading to Mumbai.

Operation Green Poison: Toxic vegetables grown along railway tracks served to you!

This news could be shocking to you. Apparently the water from drains is used to grow vegetables on a farm right next to the railway tracks leading to Mumbai.

Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana

Cabinet on Wednesay approved Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, according to sources.