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What The FAQ: What motivates the protesting farmers of India to go on with their protest?

Any attempt to disperse the protest by force has only seemed to charge them up more. They have also gained support on social media

Published on 29th September 2021
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Malayali trio in Ireland wins award for organic farming

Born into a family of farmers, agriculture has always been a passion for Kattappana native Jobis Joseph, who migrated to Ireland in search of a job around 10 years ago

Published on 26th September 2021
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Panjab University ready to hold senate elections on September 26, but students aren't calling off protest just yet

The student movement had gained a lot of momentum, so much so that even protesting farmers outfit, Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), had recently joined the students in a display of solidarity

Published on 8th September 2021
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This team of researchers from UoH has developed a first-of-its-kind Blockchain platform to aid farmers. We find out how it works

Harnessing the hottest new tech in town these researchers have created a farmer-centric Blockchain ecosystem that aims to distribute value back to the farmers

 

Published on 1st September 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: DAV Chandigarh grad Neeraj Chopra shines bright, ends India's 100-year wait for gold in track and field  

The 23-year-old son of a farmer from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second round throw of 87.58m in the finals to stun the athletics world

Published on 7th August 2021
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This 15-year-old from Maharashtra created an IoT-based app to help farmers manage farm equipment from home

With Yog's Farmer Helper app, farmers can control farm equipment on their mobile phones and do not have to visit the farm at odd hours. We find out more

Published on 28th June 2021
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This organisation has been supporting the education of kids who've felt the trauma of farmer suicides in rural Telangana

Kisan Bandhu works really hard to thoroughly verify and then completely support those grief-stricken families who have seen farmer suicide and are now bereft without hope. This is how they do it

Published on 16th June 2021
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How students of NTU, Singapore, developed a kiosk-cum-EV that offers so many internet-related services in villages

They call themselves The Kisan Union and they work solely for farmers and villagers via their kiosk. They are currently functional in two villages and hope to spread their wings further very soon

Published on 2nd June 2021
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Three NID Ahmedabad students rediscovered Dakini wool and are now making shoes for farmers from it

Also, they are incubated at IIT Madras. How cool is that? Earthen Tunes is certainly off to a good start and if all goes well, they will certainly launch their exclusive shoes for farmers on June 15

Published on 26th May 2021
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Here's how this app by IIT grads is helping 30 lakh farmers network and troubleshoot their problems

Krishify helps farmers to solve their issues, connect with other farmers, seek advice from agricultural experts, access information repository on crops and much more

Published on 29th April 2021
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This automated tractor developed by an engineering student can help farmers cultivate land using an app

This tractor was designed to help two groups of farmers - elderly farmers who may have trouble using a tractor and next gen farmers who may need to cultivate land remotely

Published on 7th April 2021
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What The FAQ: Here's all you need to know about the Bharat Bandh on March 26

Expected to include farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh who have been at the front lines of the farmers’ struggle, the Bandh will take place between 6 am and 6 pm tomorrow

Published on 25th March 2021
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Dr Sreeja Lakshmi is researching a possible vaccine against the tilapia lake virus

Dr Sreeja Lakshmi has been awarded an international fellowship grant to develop a vaccine for tilapia lake virus that is affecting tilapia aquaculture and fish farmers 

Published on 24th March 2021
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English Blues: What do the words ‘scanty’ and ‘sketchy’ mean in a sentence?

The word ‘toolkit’ has been used frequently recently ever since Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg through her tweets voiced solidarity with the protesting Indian farmers

Published on 27th February 2021
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Question does not reflect views of DAV: School responds to backlash over question paper calling anti-farm bill protestors ‘violent maniacs’

The management blamed the wordings of the question on a teacher and said it did not reflect their views and defended their reputation

Published on 23rd February 2021

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