ESSAY:MAINS’19 – AGRICULTURE.

Over the last year, the topic of ‘agriculture’ has been in news for various reasons. Farmers protest (in Mumbai and Delhi) and the sad suicides by a number of farmers point out towards the glaring issues that the farming community has been facing. Moreover, the government has also taken a number of steps to address these issues which include hike in the MSP, PM-AASHA scheme and many more.   

In relation to this topic, we have compiled a list of important editorials/articles that have appeared in the newspapers. These articles will help you in writing a good essay on this theme.

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Find the compilation below. Just click on the links to open them in a new tab:

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/green-shoots-of-economic-growth/article28598733.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kolkata/farmers-in-western-up-grapple-with-zero-budget-farming/article28308541.ece

https://pointias.com/2019/02/08/agriculture-series-part-i/

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=169927

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=118622

http://vikaspedia.in/agriculture/agri-insurance/pradhan-mantri-fasal-bima-yojana

https://pointias.com/2019/02/10/agriculture-series-part-ii/

https://pointias.com/2019/02/13/agriculture-series-part-iii/

https://pointias.com/2019/02/18/pm-aasha-scheme

https://pointias.com/2019/02/16/women-in-agriculture

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/farmers-badly-hit-by-demonetisation-admits-agriculture-ministry/article25550924.ece

https://pointias.com/2019/02/20/agriculture-series-part-iv

https://pointias.com/2019/02/24/agriculture-series-part-v

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/farming-in-a-warming-world/article25746161.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/negative-signals/article25746103.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/business/will-goods-and-services-tax-help-in-the-doubling-of-farm-income/article25758732.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/lifelines-beyond-farm-loan-waivers/article25866797.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/removing-the-roots-of-farmers-distress/article26106031.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/will-the-6000-farmer-payout-help/article26206750.ece

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/will-the-new-scheme-give-aasha-to-farmers/article24961695.ece

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=183409

https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-pm-kisan-challenge/article26261487.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/policy-bias-against-rainfed-agriculture/article26297830.ece

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/a-drop-in-an-ocean-of-debt/article26344389.ece

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