India’s rural landscape is notoriously male-dominated, but thousands of women have become a pillar of the farmer protests blocking roads into New Delhi that have become a huge challenge to the government.
Sharjah Ruler mentioned that a specialised department concerned with agriculture, livestock, and fisheries would be established to take care of the three areas that provide food sufficiency and support the environment's preservation.
For centuries, the Nineveh Plains were the breadbasket of Iraq, with 6,000 square kilometres (2,300 square miles) of arable land, said agriculture ministry spokesman Hamid Al Nayef.
Tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on the outskirts of New Delhi for more than two months, blocking key roads and demonstrating against the laws they say will benefit large private buyers at their expense.
While the initial protests were started by rice and wheat growers from northern Indian who camped out on the outskirts of New Delhi, support for them has been growing especially in states not ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government pushed through Parliament last September a set of three legislative measures, projected as the biggest farm sector reform in India’s history.
Home to many rare and endangered species, the Asan Conservation Reserve becomes India’s latest and the state of Uttarakhand’s first Ramsar site.
After retirement from the army, my father took up farming at Village Shahpur, on the Pinjore-Nalagarh Road, in Haryana. After every wheat harvest, my mother used to cart the wheat herself on the tractor to the Chandigarh mandi.
Violence accompanied Freedom as it came one midnight in 1947 but transfer of power from the British to local hands was a smooth affair. Leaders of the Congress and the Muslim League took over from them in New Delhi and Karachi respectively.