Punjab Mandi Board chairman Ajmer Singh Lakhowal has said if the Central Government failed to implement the recommendations made in the MS Swaminathan Committee Report, farmers would stage a protest demonstration in New Delhi on March 9.

Lakhowal made this announcement during an interaction with farmers at the Dukhnivaran Sahib gurdwara, here on Saturday.

Food Security Bill: Panel Cites Distortion Of Open Market Food Prices & Subsidy Implications For Paring Targets

AN EXPERT committee constituted by the government has recommended sharply diluted implementation of the food security bill proposed by the National Advisory Council (NAC), headed by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, paving way for the second serious disagreement in a month between arms of

Although the CRZ 2011 notification came as a huge relief to the fishing community, the other violators would not be lucky enough as the Centre has stated it will direct the States to identify such violations within four months.
Union Minister for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh said that directions will be issued early next week to the States to identify such violations within four months fr

CHENNAI: Agriculture scientist M.S. Swaminathan called on Wednesday for documenting indigenous farming knowledge which coped with monsoon vagaries.

In earlier days when there was no irrigation, farmers were prepared for floods and droughts.

The climate-resilient farming was a way of life in those days, and people went in for mixed cropping.


VEDARANYAM (Tamil Nadu): The Fisherfolks Rights Bill, guaranteeing traditional marine rights, is on the anvil, Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday.

Conceived on the lines of the Forest Rights Act that guarantees traditional user rights and land rights to tribals, Adivasis and forest dwellers, this Bill would provide security of dwelling and habitation, apart

India is set to have the world

New Delhi: Unexplained delay in environment ministry

THE environment ministry

Massive deforestation and change in land use pattern have affected the climatic conditions all over the world.