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We are helpless: Punjab farmers on stubble burning
'If we do not burn the residue, wheat sowing will be delayed and that will ultimately affect the yield' Despite the ban on stubble-burning that is choking Delhi and other areas in northern India,......
Delhi should follow Los Angeles and Beijing to fight air pollution
Here’s what the national capital needs to do to ensure the residents stop breathing toxic fumes, according to Ankur Bhardwaj. IMAGE: A schoolboy wearing a protective mask looks on from the......
Why Punjab, Haryana farmers are defying ban on stubble burning
With paddy growers being blamed for causing air pollution, farm experts and farmers' outfits said they are compelled to burn stubble as they do not have any other feasible and cheap option.......
Plan to reduce air pollution in North India involves farmers in a big way
EY Foundation India and India Paryavaran Sahayak Foundation have come up with a cost-efficient and scalable solution. The project involves spreading awareness and driving usage of in-field straw......
Monsoon worries: is India ready?
Labour shortage and threat of deficient monsoon are pushing adoption of farm machinery Vikas Chaudhary, a farmer in Haryana's Karnal district, started using a maize planter in 2012. The......
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