Anilesh S Mahajan
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Senior associate editor, Business Today

POLITICS

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How BJP realigns the caste equations

In the last three decades, BJP picked Brahmins or Thakurs to lead the party in HP; whereas, the Congress had leaders only from Thakurs.

POLITICS

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Why Akali Dali chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has to fight to stay politically relevant

After Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa was declared ‘elected’ president of SAD in the first week of July, the rebel faction has expelled Sukhbir Badal.

VARIETY

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Dearth of helping hands in apple orchards

Orchard owners are worried as they have not been able to source the solidly-built Nepalese labourers needed for the harvest of the apple crop.

VARIETY

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How farmers in Punjab are sowing seeds of hope

Farmers in three districts of Punjab have sown cotton instead of paddy for the first time in 20 years. This is a big achievement for the state.

VARIETY

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Covid-19: Haryana government bordering on a dilemma

It appears that it is Hobson’s choice for Haryana: restarting the economy or halting the infection from Delhi.

VARIETY

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How procurement difficulties hurt Haryana

Till May 18, 7.04 million MT of wheat was procured in Haryana, against the Food Corporation of India (FCI) target of 9.5 million MT.

VARIETY

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Why Punjab farmers are missing migrant labourers

The season, which starts with the harvest of the Rabi crop and goes till the sowing of the Kharif, both in Punjab and Haryana deploys roughly 16 lakh farm hands.

VARIETY

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How protests over Covid-19 victim Nirmal Singh’s burial spell trouble for his village

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Gobind Singh Longowal says the protestors had insulted the departed soul.

POLITICS

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Coronavirus pandemic: The impact of a delayed harvest

Farmers are worried about the fallout of Covid-19 on the harvest season.

POLITICS

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New challenges the bullet train poses

Do we the need high-speed railway, or should we first modernise the existing network?