The new Agriculture Minister, Som Pal, today proposed to bring in a comprehensive agriculture policy which would maximise the use of land, water and genetic resources. He also said that the ministry

The Indian floriculture industry has expressed shock at the seizure of thousands of 'counterfeit roses' by the authorities at the Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris, last week. Reacting to the

As many as 140 cattle have died of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the Ropar district. The disease has hit 29 villages which include Badwali (38 deaths), Fatehpur Therri (24 deaths), Batta,

The Haryana Agriculture University ( HAU) at Hissar and Punjab Agriculture University (PAU) at Ludhiana have come out with several new crop varieties that will benefit the region's farmers. While the

Around 6,000 tonnes of "Sundari" chillies cultivated in the south 24-Parganas district of West Bengal are illegally transported to Bangladesh, according to the chillies Aratdar Association, Calcutta

Scientists at the Indian Cardamom Research Institute, Idukki, have claimed a major breakthrough in developing three hybrid varieties of cardamom which promise to increase output many times over. The

The USA plans to press India and Pakistan, among other countries, to reduce their current agricultural

The Maharashtra Government's 'failure' to provide adequate compensation to the hail-storm affected farmers in Vidarbha and Marathwada regions, has proved to be a major bone of contention between the

A new technique significantly reduces salmonella in chickens by providing protection that before factory farming, was naturally transferred from a mother hen to her chicks scientists announced. The

The Congress members in the Legislative Council today staged a walk-out expressing dissatisfaction over the State Government's reply to a notice seeking to move an adjournment motion over the