It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.
On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.
Urban agriculture practices are gaining momentum due to the increased need and awareness among the consumers, says a study
Calculators’ are made using a supplier's calculation programme, which results in calculating only for a particular brand of fertiliser
Plants with diseases resistant to available pesticides may also benefit from the compounds produced by ants to protect themselves
The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.
The farm is today a mini agri-hub: producing flowers, rice, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables; and includes aquaculture and poultry too
Tata Trusts and NEIDA’s interventions ensure that low yields are things of the past in the villages of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.
Stevia rebaudiana has gained popularity as an alternative sweetener. In warmer climates, it is a perennial herb and can be harvested multiple times in a year.
Direct sourcing from farmers eliminates involvement of middlemen, reduces transport time and nutrition is kept as intact as possible
This year, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations aims to reach nearly 49 million people who rely on agriculture
Shailesh Ganeriwala has come up with a wide range of products made from Hemp under the banner of OG Hemp.
From a homemaker to a ‘master trainer’; today she encourages dozens of women to adopt agroecological practices.
Meet Hemlata from Naki village of Munger district in Bihar, who used her knowledge in farming to create new opportunities and possibilities for a better living
Amresh Singh is a 38-year-old farmer from Karamdih village under Navinagar block of Bihar’s Aurangabad district. He is among the pioneer in hop-shoot cultivation in India.
For 15 years he was working as an assistant manager in one of India’s top private banks at Sitarganj in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand.
'How can I take a vacation when other farmers are agitating for their rights under the open sky?' says the 28-year-old
With the protesting farmers staying put at the border point of the national capital for over six weeks now, many small businesses have sprung up at the site, the newest being sale of pro-protest badges and stickers.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.