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The world economy remains on shaky ground a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, with trade wars a symptom of a deeper malaise, according to UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2018: Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion.

Low access to debt capital remains one of the key barriers to achieving the Indian government’s target of 40GW of rooftop solar installations by 2022.

Uttar Pradesh, the first state to announce a farm loan waiver in the current series of such succour, spent Rs 20,598 crore in 2017-18 to relieve the state’s 34.11 lakh farmers of the onus of repayi

More than 110 farmer outfits across the country have planned a nationwide strike from June 1 to 10 to press for their demands.

The Cooperative Department has asked the banks to go slow on the recovery of crop loans from farmers, but speed up the recovery of non-farm loans availed by them as well as other borrowers.

Bengaluru: Chief Minister H.D.

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has declared that he will be announcing his government’s plans for a farm loan waiver for the State in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

A special session of Parliament is needed to discuss the agrarian crisis, farmer leaders from the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee told President Ram Nath Kovind during a meeting on

With India emerging as a leading cotton producer in the world, and considering the large-scale adoption of Bt cotton cultivation, there is a need to understand the patterns of pesticide use by cotton farmers, especially as environmental, ecological, and health concerns surrounding pesticide use continue to be debated.

There remain misconceptions regarding farmer suicides. There is a need to set right these erroneous ideas based on scientific studies that have been conducted seeking to devise solutions to address the prevailing crisis of the peasantry in Punjab.

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