INDIAN FARMERS

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Does India really care for its farmers? March 11, 2014

    A nationwide Lokniti-CSDS survey has revealed the state of the Indian farmer. The 70 per cent of India lives in the countryside and yet, less than one per cent of news tracks the Indian farmer. The survey comes at a time when Indian farmer faces another crisis by freak weather;...
  • McDonald's doesn't source for its fries from Indian farmers: BJP December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Continuing to support its stand against FDI in retail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday targeted fast food chain McDonald's and said they do not source potatoes from Indian farmers for its fries. During a debate on FDI in retail, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok...
  • India set to harvest 250mn tons foodgrains: PM February 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Exceeding target, the country is set to harvest a record 250 million tonnes of foodgrains this year, as efforts to push farm growth seem to be paying off, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday. "Our farmers have done us proud again this year. ...but we still have a...
  • Gates foundation to aid Indian farmers with $9.7 mn October 15, 2009

    New York: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a $9.7 million grant for poor farmers in India as part of a $120 million programme for the uplift of agriculture in endemically poor regions of the world. "Melinda and I believe that helping the poorest smallholder farmers grow more crops...