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The study has been authored by Niti Gupta and others.
Published on Jul 17, 2021 09:12 PM IST
It empowered. But it also opened a Pandora’s box
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 06:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Soil health cards, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015, have cut the use of chemical fertilisers by up to 10%, according to the first study by the National Productivity Council.
Updated on Feb 23, 2020 04:56 AM IST
Published on Jan 24, 2020 10:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
The boom is partly responsible for the pollution crisis that has become an annual occurrence in recent years as farmers set afire the stubble left behind after harvesting.
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 11:40 PM IST
India’s water woes, though, stem largely from its over-dependence on groundwater, and here, the climate links are less pronounced because underground aquifers take much longer to react to changes in temperature and rainfall
Updated on Nov 13, 2019 02:09 PM IST
This week’s good reads include an exploration of Punjab, a translation of an ancient text, and a book of short stories
Updated on Oct 25, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
The review article, published in the Current Science journal on Wednesday, was titled ‘When scientists turn against science: exceptionally flawed analysis of plant breeding technologies.
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 06:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Anonna Dutt
India’s obsession with keeping food prices low, even when there’s no inflationary pressure, has long hurt farm incomes
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 05:15 PM IST
A growing awareness about pesticides and wax in vegetables and fruits is turning more and more people towards organic food. The idea of a kitchen garden and Urban Bagiya is fast catching up, with schools and individuals practising it with a lot of success.
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 04:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times,Lucknow | HT Correspondent
In the assembly polls that year, the CPI won seven seats and the CPM eight, with a vote share of 10.1%.
Updated on May 05, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, CHANDIGARH | Ravinder Vasudeva
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said that his party would guarantee minimum income for all the poor of the country if it formed the government at the Centre after the 2019 elections.
Updated on Jan 28, 2019 07:24 PM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The article, co-authored with scientist PC Kesavan and published in Current Science journal, said that apart from causing environmental harm, some GM crops also exhibit geno-toxic effects (chemicals that can damage genetic information).
Updated on Dec 21, 2018 02:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times. New Delhi | , New DelhiJayashree Nandi
Rural women’s close interdependence with agriculture points to solutions which co-opt cultivation practices in addressing malnutrition
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 12:58 PM IST
Technology should be welcomed in a country where farm incomes are low, about one-third of those of non-agricultural households.
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 01:01 PM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | Zia Haq