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Review incentives to ensure ‘more crop per drop’

Review incentives to ensure ‘more crop per drop’

Farmers of Punjab and Haryana are not able to move to the next level of agricultural development through diversification towards high-value crops as the old system of incentives for paddy is continuing, even though Punjab and Haryana are more suitable for the cultivation of commercial crops such as maize, pulses, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables. Continuation of paddy cultivation is a low-income trap for the farmers of both states.

Bose Krishnamachari: Three years on, the magic of art festivals returns

Bose Krishnamachari: Three years on, the magic of art festivals returns

The art circuit is full of activities, with the Kochi Bienn...

Aditi Desai on the journey of the Kashmir shawl

Aditi Desai on the journey of the Kashmir shawl

There has been a huge revival of demand for shawls because o...

Return of Bala, the back-tailed godwit, from Siberia

Return of Bala, the back-tailed godwit, from Siberia

GPS-tagged black-tailed godwit re-sighted in Thane Creek aft...


Grassland, fodder issues merit global attention

Grassland, fodder issues merit global attention

Mushrooming into delicious kebabs

Mushrooming into delicious kebabs

The Chartists and their demands

The Chartists and their demands

Assured marketing of moong holds promise

Assured marketing of moong holds promise

House of Elders

House of Elders

Maximise potential of kharif crop with bulb sets

Maximise potential of kharif crop with bulb sets

Go experimental with bruschetta

Go experimental with bruschetta

40 & counting, Maruti Suzuki keen to keep rolling

40 & counting, Maruti Suzuki keen to keep rolling

Challenging task for Punjab

Challenging task for Punjab

Aloo chop saves the day

Aloo chop saves the day

Flexibility the key to winning farmers’ trust

Flexibility the key to winning farmers' trust

Make farming climate-resilient, future-ready

Make farming climate-resilient, future-ready

Millets offer opportunities

Millets offer opportunities