Corporate Farming is the Need of the Time

By Rudrankar Raha Bengaluru, March 6, 2019 India is a country heavily dependent on agriculture. According to the Economic Survey of 2017-18, more than half of the country’s population works in agriculture sector and its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) share is about 17-18 percent. But this margin could be improved. “Jowar and Bajra are our […]

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State Wakes up to Water Scarcity

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy inaugurated ‘Jalamrutha'(Water Forever, for Everyone), a new programme today at Ambedkar Bhavan in Bangalore. Mahesh, the joint director of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), exclusively in an interview with Softcopy, said, “The project is up to the Gram Panchayat level which will be implemented for two years. […]

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Farmers Seek a Solution from the Chief Minister

After yesterday’s protest, the farmers meet the Chief Minister (CM). Farmers today from various districts of Karnataka spoke to CM HD Kumaraswamy, to find a solution for the ongoing sugarcane problem. More than 100 farmers had come from various districts. The meeting was held at Vidhana Soudha. Kumaraswamy has told the farmers that he will […]

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Apologies Expected From Chief Minister

Protest by rice and sugarcane farmers at Freedom Park Bangalore, Nov.19, 2018 The Chief Minister’s remarks on farmers and women lead to heavy criticism. Around 4000 farmers from different parts of Karnataka staged a protest in Bangalore today. They arrived at Krantiveera Sangoli Railway station at 6 a.m. – by then the police was already […]

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Are we Having an Onion Crisis?

Fluctuations in the price of PM Modi’s ‘TOP’ cause problems to the citizens. Karnataka has been facing large fluctuations in the price of onions, potatoes, and tomatoes, for the past several months, items included in the landmark project of the Central government called ‘Operation Greens’. One of the main reasons for the fluctuations can be […]

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