Green Revolution

  • Father of green revolution remembered in United States 09-08-2013 04:04 AM

    Dr Norman Borlaug, known as the "father of the green revolution", was remembered for "his great contributions to the advancement of agriculture and food production in India" at a function in Washington. "When you consider the achievements of Dr Norman Borlaug, you realise that this is what legends are made...
  • India's transformation is not orderly but accidental: Shankkar Aiyar 09-04-2013 03:27 PM

    In 'Accidental India: A History of the Nation's Passage through Crisis and Change', noted journalist-analyst, Shankkar Aiyar, examines India's ascent through the paradigm of seven game changers: the economic liberalization of 1991, the Green Revolution of the sixties, the nationalization of banks in 1969, Operation Flood in the seventies, the...
  • Will pass food bill in budget session, says Thomas 04-04-2013 05:33 AM

    New Delhi: The government will enact the proposed right to food bill, covering 67 per cent of the population, in the second half of the budget session from April 22-May 10, 2013, Food Minister KV Thomas said in New Delhi on Wednesday. "We will pass the bill in the second...
  • 'Transgenic agriculture is not an American conspiracy against India'

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    There is 'not a shred of evidence' that genetically-modified food is harmful to humans yet a committee appointed by the Supreme Court has advised a...

  • Cooking in the age of homogenisation

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    In a world of falling standards, nothing has been worse hit than good ol' fashioned home-style cooking in Muslim homes across Upper India. I was...

  • Inflation has fallen drastically: Congress 08-12-2011 03:03 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader P C Chacko, speaking in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, said that inflation had fallen drastically in the country. "Inflation has fallen from 22 per cent to 18 per cent to below 8 per cent in India. We are not an isolated country. The world is...
  • Budget and Agriculture: does the Budget 2011 need to kickstart another green revolution?

    Tonight at 10 Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if the Budget needs to kickstart another green revolution. ...
  • Rising food inflation: Is it time for a second green revolution?

    Tonight at 10 PM on Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether it is time or a second green revolution. ...
  • Farmers hook on to the net to reap a rich harvest 30-12-2007 10:36 AM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts - Allan Border, Chris Cairns and Murali Karthik - analyse Sri Lanka's big win over Zimbabwe. ...