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Loan waiver, Monsoon, National policy for farmers, Farm crisis

How Gandhian agriculture can save farmers and farming in India

The time has come to examine the National Policy for Farmers and act upon it.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Farm crisis, Star power, Bollywood, Kisan Long March

Why Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan kept shut about farmers marching to Mumbai

An industry that is essentially pro-establishment is acutely aware of its vulnerability if it falls foul of the powers that be.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra, Loan waiver, Farm crisis

Kisan Long March shows farmers have decided to make themselves heard

The rally has pointed out to the political, media and business elite that people want economic and social rights, not the communal game.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra, Farm loan waiver, Farm crisis

No bleeding hearts for bleeding feet of Indian farmers

Those protesting farmers just gave us a lesson in how to be good citizens. Patronise them at your peril.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra, Farm loan waiver, Farm crisis

Why the farmer crisis is far from over

The promises made by the Maharashtra government are nothing but temporary solutions.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra, Farm loan waiver, Farm crisis

Why it took thousands of bleeding feet to walk 180km to make Indians wake up to farm crisis

Neither the uppity of the nouveau riche, nor the vile of the internet trolls can feed us three times a day.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
CPM, Agricultural sector, Farm crisis

Farmers' long march to Mumbai: 5 things to know about the protest

35,000 protesters who began a march in Nashik, Maharashtra on March 6 reached Mumbai on Sunday (March 11) evening.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Azad Maidaan, Farmer Loans, Agrarian crisis, Farm crisis

Sharing memes and images of 30,000 farmers marching in Maharashtra can only achieve so much

These protests are a consequence of more than a quarter century of neglect of more than half of India's population.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Devendra Fadnavis, Farm loan waiver, Maharashtra farmers, Farm crisis

Why 30,000 farmers are threatening to gherao Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha

The protesters say promises made by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis have not been fulfilled.