The Statesman (India)
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The use of pesticides in agriculture has been increasing with time as the demand for food production increases with the increase in population.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The crackdown, which must of necessity be sustained, underlines the extent to which the Islamist militants are entrenched in a supposedly moderate ~ albeit less than liberal ~ Bangladesh under the Awami League, which brought the country freedom.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis immediately rubbished the claims saying, ‘No such major policy decision has been taken by him as CM’ and termed the allegations as ‘false’.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Jharkhand Assembly elections began on November 30 with the first phase of polling. The other phases of polling will be held on December 7, 12, 16 and 20.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Rather than fixing a high MSP, helping farmers in marketing, choosing the correct crops to grow and improving village connectivity would work wonders. Incentives for pooling of land, creating awareness about improved agricultural practices, integration of farmers into markets, better access to credit and agricultural inputs, rural roads, better marketing and storage facilities are some of the measures that have to be taken urgently.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Having said that, he has drawn a fine distinction between the party and government with the supplementary that the “NRC is implemented by the Centre and not the BJP as a party.”
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Up to 200,000 people had taken part in the demonstrations, led by a largely disenfranchised working class and joined by sections of the middle classes.