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Betting the farm

Betting the farm

Editorial

Fri, Jul 19 2019

We hope that the sector continues to receive the attention it deserves

Saline water worries farmers in...

Saline water worries farmers in...

Nation

Tue, Jun 25 2019

According to the farmers, they will not be able to cultivate Aman this year in the now salty...

Poor pace of paddy purchases hurting...

Poor pace of paddy purchases hurting...

Nation

Sun, Jun 16 2019

A paltry 7.5% of targeted paddy volume has been purchased from farmers so far, but millers managed to...

Thakurgaon farmer drowned in debt commits...

Thakurgaon farmer drowned in debt commits...

Nation

Sat, Jun 15 2019

Family members think in frustration he committed suicide

The peacocks in our impunity...

The peacocks in our impunity...

World

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Are some people above the law?

CPD calls for Tk5,000 in cash aid for...

CPD calls for Tk5,000 in cash aid for...

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 11 2019

'This year’s Boro harvest has not been a pleasant experience for farmers due to unexpected...

Away from the city

Away from the city

Shafiqur Rahman

Fri, Jun 7 2019

Life in villages continues to transform and modernize in unexpected ways

Farmer reportedly commits suicide over...

Farmer reportedly commits suicide over...

Nation

Thu, Jun 6 2019

A case has been filed in this regard

Farmers thrive on bumper cultivation...

Farmers thrive on bumper cultivation...

Agriculture

Mon, Jun 3 2019

Many farmers in that region have been attracted towards cultivating peanut, and other crops instead of...

Watch: Udichi protests drop in paddy...

Watch: Udichi protests drop in paddy...

Dhaka

Wed, May 29 2019

Protesting farmers are demanding purchases be made directly from farmers, and that crops be sold at a...

Food Ministry asked to formulate procurement...

Food Ministry asked to formulate procurement...

Government Affairs

Mon, May 27 2019

It receives Cabinet Division letter amidst farmers’ woes over low paddy prices

Dr Kamal: Hold fresh polls to re-establish...

Dr Kamal: Hold fresh polls to re-establish...

Politics

Wed, May 22 2019

He stated that this will be necessary for democracy to be re-established in Bangladesh

Dr Kamal: Govt not taking responsibility...

Dr Kamal: Govt not taking responsibility...

Politics

Wed, May 22 2019

Farmers across Bangladesh are protesting, demanding  a fair price for paddy

Farmers form human chain after brick...

Farmers form human chain after brick...

Nation

Fri, Jan 18 2019

The protesting farmers have informed the upazila nirbahi officer of the developments

What is causing the latest rice price...

What is causing the latest rice price...

Nation

Tue, Jan 15 2019

Fear of post-election political turmoil has driven the rice market into frenzy, say market insiders

Indian police fire tear gas, water cannon...

Indian police fire tear gas, water cannon...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 2 2018

Some farmers were injured when police fired tear gas and water cannon to keep protesters from breaking...

Farmer killed by lightning in...

Farmer killed by lightning in...

Nation

Thu, Sep 13 2018

The deceased has been identified as Abdus Sattar, 60

Farmers' protest disrupts New Delhi...

Farmers' protest disrupts New Delhi...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 5 2018

In June, vegetable prices jumped 10% in major cities after a strike by millions of farmers to press demands...

Farmer dies trying to save cow, dog...

Farmer dies trying to save cow, dog...

D2

Fri, Jul 6 2018

Seeing his master in distress, Makkusu’s dog ran to him, trying to pull away the power cable but...

Lightning deaths continue to surge,...

Lightning deaths continue to surge,...

Nation

Tue, May 8 2018

In Sunamganj alone, five people were killed and four others injured when they were struck by lightning...

The cost of protections

The cost of protections

Business

Fri, Apr 13 2018

The people who suffer the most are those locked out in the informal sector