Agriculture

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Telangana, Agriculture, Third Front, KCR

Will KCR's agricultural initiatives for Telangana farmers make his national pitch stronger?

Rythu Bandhu Scheme is not like other loan waiver schemes where intermediaries make a killing.

VARIETY

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Agriculture, Maharashtra, Farm distress, Farmers

Why video of farmer destroying crops has gone viral

Governments respond to farm crisis as a political problem, by announcing loan waivers.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Agriculture, Healthcare, Arun Jaitley, Union Budget 2018-19

Budget 2018: Did Arun Jaitley just sell us a lemon?

As usual, the government is just distracting us with promises and hoping to stave off the inevitable - popular discontent.

POLITICS

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VOICES

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India, Protests, Agriculture, Farming

Everyone is bored of farmer suicides

There is a sense of reductionism to the way we present a crisis.

POLITICS

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Farmers, NITI Aayog, Income Tax, Agriculture

Whatever good NITI Aayog was created for is yet to show

The latest proposal to tax farmers should have a broader plan to increase their income first.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Uttar Pradesh polls, Farmer suicides, Agriculture

Modi's harebrained loan waiver plan will leave UP farmers in ruin

Such band-aids in the past have crippled Indian farming and helped governments avoid uncomfortable reforms.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read