Farmers

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MONEY

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Economy, Farmers, Rural distress, MSP

Why India’s rural distress has an acute urban problem

Even high support price for crops is unlikely to solve the issue.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Farmers, Election, Modi, Union Budget 2018-19

Budget 2018: Will betting on farmers work for Modi government?

India Today cover story analyses if big promises are actually enough to accelerate economic growth.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Panchayati Raj, Farmers, K Chandrasekhar Rao, 2019 Assembly elections

How Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao is gearing up for 2019 Assembly polls

TRS has adopted a please-all approach to reach out to both farmers and caste groups.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Gujarat, Maharashtra, Loan waiver, Farmers

Gujarat election results prove farm crisis will haunt BJP

The party seems to have forgotten the lessons from its 'India Shining' debacle in 2004.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Farmers, Smog, Pollution, Wildlife

How faulty government policies ruined farmers and made our cities unbreathable

Environmental refugees have swelled the urban populations to levels well beyond anything existing infrastructure can handle.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  11-minute read
Farmers, Indian Economy, Yashwant Sinha, Narendra Modi

Economic upheaval is also the price of bigotry. Will hurt Modi government in 2019

Dissent, on the economy and also on some of the social and foreign policy approaches, is coming from within the BJP.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Yogi Adityanath, Farm distress, Farmers, Loan waiver

Re 1 loan waiver for UP farmers can turn the joke on BJP in 2019

Government has done little for the farm sector apart from, of course, saying that agricultural growth is its main focus.