THE INDIAN National Congress -- the political party that led the country to independence -- had as its election symbol during the 1950s two bullocks, to symbolise the relationship between animal

PROPRIETY demands India's participation in the final round of the GATT negotiations on the Dunkel Draft (DD). A multilateral system of trade and technology transfer arrangements has its own set of

THERE are some in India who believe that the Dunkel Draft (DD) would lead to a reduction of subsidies paid by developed countries to their farmers and this would help agricultural produce exports

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Paul Keating dismissed fears that the concept of giving aborigines title to native land could put the country's agriculture and mining industries at risk. Keating was

Tubewells installed as a short term measure to tide over droughts in Jodhpur have never been withdrawn. This has resulted in a significant drop in the water table around the city.

The Indira Gandhi canal is being touted as Jodhpur's hope for water. But in the face of frequent sandstorms that threaten to clog the canal, it is uncertain if it will be able to carry sufficient water to the city

Some villages in Udaipur district have had their groundwater contaminated by industrial units, but authorities say there's not much they can do about it

Pushed out by salt

USE OF additives, irradiation and the threat of pesticide residues and food-borne infections have led to the quality of diet being questioned these days as never before. Factory Farming comes as a

The Planning Commission is embarking on a new approach to agriculture planning. But state governments and the finance ministry are reluctant to invest in "untried" concepts.

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