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Kapil Bajaj
June 9, 2008
Farmers in Barabanki have turned successful mentha entrepreneurs with a little help from a technology institute. They have found in methanol mint a crop that is ideal for plugging the gap between rabi crop (wheat or potatoes) and kharif crop (rise). Almost 70 per cent of the total arable land in the district is being used to cultivate the \"bonus\" cash crop in addition to the traditional food crops. A report by Kapil Bajaj.
January 20, 2021
Rabi acreage at 65.2 million hectares; set to touch all-time high
January 5, 2021
Rabi acreage increases 2.9% YoY; coarse cereals decline

Ritwik Mukherjee
May 12, 2008
Tata Steel has made a difference to the lives of the tribals in Jharkhand in its 100th year of existence. Fish farming is on in full swing in the tribal villages this May and the ponds are swarming with fish, thanks to the livelihood development programme initiated by the behemoth. A report by BT's Ritwik Mukherjee.

Ritwik Mukherjee
May 12, 2008
The tea gardens of Assam are faced with an unexpected and severe labour crunch. This is affecting their operations this plucking season that started in April. The reason: the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS). BT's Ritwik Mukherjee reports from the Martycherra tea plantation in the Cachar district.
April 30, 2008
The fortnight’s burning question: Will the increased focus on biofuels threaten India’s food security?
October 30, 2020
Paddy procurement for kharif season increases 26.5%

Shalini S. Dagar
April 16, 2008
These are extraordinary times, not just for India but the whole world. At no time before in world history has inflation and economic downturn combined to create a “caught-between-ice-and-fire” situation. In India, rising inflation coupled with a moderating economy does signal a cyclical slowdown, but the country’s long-term growth story is still intact. An analysis by BT's Shalini S. Dagar.
September 26, 2020
Cabinet approves increase in Minimum Support Prices for Rabi Crops
August 31, 2020
Area sown under kharif crops increases to 108 million hectares
August 10, 2020
Kharif sowing continues to progress at a fast pace
June 30, 2020
How normal monsoon has given a booster shot to Kharif crops
June 5, 2020
Govt increases MSP for Kharif crops to provide relief to farmers

Shamni Pande and Shalini S. Dagar
March 18, 2008
Global food prices are on a boil as biofuels and freak weather play havoc with the demand-supply equation. Food prices in India too have been inching upwards. How vulnerable are we to food price shocks?
March 18, 2008
The cotton farmers in India have some cause to celebrate. India has overtaken the US as the second-largest producer of cotton, and is also now the third-largest exporter of cotton.
April 23, 2020
Labour & logistics issues leave farmers in despair
March 5, 2008
Remember Superman’s Fortress of Solitude in the Arctic, a huge underground cave. Well, this is exactly like that, but there’s nothing fictional about it.
March 5, 2008
The number of companies that have entered the Indian capital market since 2006. They mobilised about Rs 50,000 crore.
July 6, 2018
MSP hike likely to push inflation rates, farm income, say experts

Dhiman Chattopadhyay
January 5, 2008
One of the world’s favourite holiday destinations, the Maldives is sinking rapidly. This is probably your last chance to see these magical islands. Go pack your bags.

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