Agriculture

OPEN TO OPINION

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
India, Protests, Agriculture, Farming

Everyone is bored of farmer suicides

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

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
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

 |   Long-form
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

LIFE

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  3-minute read
The Market Place, Pesticides, India, Agriculture

What a visit to Kolkata taught me about chemical-free agriculture

Traditional farmers are repositories of ancient wisdom that has helped agriculture remain sustainable over the centuries.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Agriculture, Rural India

Why don't we talk enough about these brave women running rural India?

They are stories not of a country's doom but stories of a country's will to survive.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Agriculture, Women, Jammu and Kashmir

How conflict affects Kashmiri women

Cornered by circumstances beyond their control, we find the victims of violence becoming victimisers themselves.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Agriculture, Indian Economy, Growth

India's growth is rainproof, but it has exposed a glaring urban-rural divide

The consequences of a poor monsoon are worryingly uneven across the country.