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VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Minimum support price, Punjab, Paddy cultivation, Agriculture

Why Punjab must act fast to stop the inflow of paddy from other states

It is a matter of concern that till now, the Punjab government has not taken any concrete steps to stop the inflow of paddy from other states.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Agrarian crisis, Minimum support price, Farmers' protest, Farmbills

Why the Farm Bills resulted in farmer protests

The uneasiness is about the adverse impact of the farm laws on the livelihood prospects of the farmers amid the agrarian crisis in India.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Farmers, Minimum support price, Agriculture, Farmbills

Farm Bills: What corporatisation did to agrarian societies of the world

Unchecked corporate power and increasing political influence have left farmers to operate under the push ‘get big or get out’ and often driven abuse of farmers’ rights.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Minimum support price, Agricultural reforms, Agrarian crisis, Farmbills

How Farm Bills will help all but the farmers in need

The new Bills may initially help some medium and large farmers but will help the private sector even more. The small farmers are outside the reach of the market today and will continue to suffer as before.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Ajay jakhar, Ms swaminathan, Farm distress, Minimum support price

Why the government should release India's agriculture from its choking controls

The minimum support price for crop cannot be fixed on the basis of production cost. They are driven by demand and supply.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Farmer crisis, Minimum support price, HD Deve Gowda, Hd kumaraswamy

HD Kumaraswamy's Rs 34,000-crore farmer loan waiver is a gift to Opposition

It is also the Congress’s way of telling voters that it can help replicate a similar arrangement in New Delhi in 2019 as well.