This report analyzes the influence of agrarian transformations on the feminization of agricultural production in rural Tajikistan. It explores women’s multiple labor relations for meeting basic needs of the household.

Industries and Information and Public Relations Minister Mukesh Agnihotri today said the state government was exploring the possibility of relaxing Section 118 of the HP Tenancy and Land Reforms Ac

The state government has directed the Revenue and Forest Department to start physical verification of the actual area under occupation by Tibetans at various settlements in the state to verify case

It is commonly heard today that small farmers produce most of the world's food. But how many of us realise that they are doing this with less than a quarter of the world's farmland, and that even this meagre share is shrinking fast?

The Centre for Dalit Studies (CDS) released an eight-page ‘Dalit and Adivasi Agenda’, a manifesto containing demands from people across 22 different areas, to be circulated among all political parties fielding candidates in the coming elections.

A recent Lancet article reported the first reliable estimates of suicide rates in India. National-level suicide rates are among the highest in the world, but suicide rates vary sharply between states and the causes of these differences are disputed. We test whether differences in the structure of agricultural production explain inter-state variation in suicides rates.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy indicated here on Wednesday that mining of mineral sand by the private sector would be considered if there were projects with value addition.

Replying to questions from presspersons at his weekly Cabinet briefing, the Chief Minister said there were differences of opinion on granting mining rights to the private sector.

Government of Himachal Pradesh vide Notification No. FFE-B-E (3)-43/2006-Vol-II dated 28-09-2013 has notified the Himachal Pradesh Forest (Timber Distribution to the Right Holders) Rules, 2013 for inviting objections/suggestions from the general public.

Says Draft Land Policy Is Anti-Farmer

Mumbai: Revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat on Monday said there was no question of accepting the Centre’s controversial proposal to further reduce the ceiling on agricultural land. “The ministry of rural development has displayed a draft note on land reforms.

This National Land Reform Policy Draft 2013 formulated by Union Ministry of Rural Development and released on 18 July 2013 suggests a just and equitable method of allotting land on a priority basis to the marginalized, especially marginalized women.