One man stands surrounded by the debris of agricultural distress in this country: Sharad Pawar. In his second term as Agriculture Minister, he faces the formidable task of redeeming himself by solving the farm crisis that has claimed so many lives in India
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Nagpur: Greenpeace, an NGO, has set up solar panels at two schools to power 10 fans and two computers at Jalka village in Yavatmal district of Vidarbha, visited last year by Rahul Gandhi to meet Kalavati, the widow of a farmer who had committed suicide.
Flawed grading prevents Vidarbha cotton farmers from getting the highest-ever support price On December 4, some 200 farmers arrived at the cotton procurement centre in Yavatmal tehsil of Maharashtra, with about 60 tonnes of cotton loaded in carts and tractor trolleys. They demanded the minimum support price (msp) of Rs 3,000 per 100 kg promised by the Centre. This sent the