farmers in india

Indian farmers to be doubly hit by Covid19

Indian farmers to be doubly hit by Covid19

May 5, 2020

Agriculture is the principal source of revenue for nearly 65 pc of the Indian population. High time that the government looked at the severe impact that lockdown has had on farmers.

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Modi wave wanes

Modi wave wanes

December 12, 2018

Distressed farmers, disillusioned youth, scared minorities, neglected tribals; alienated middle class have trounced the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in three states of north India by voting Congress back to power. Is it end of the Modi wave? Or is it beginning of an end? Interest...

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Fields of Unrest

Fields of Unrest

June 12, 2017

India is witnessing farmers' protest in different parts of the country demanding better prices and loan waivers. Is it a spectacle for 24x7 media? Or is it solidarity for millions of farmers? Several studies and high-level committees during the last seven decades have called for ...

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TN farmers shed clothes to have their voices heard

TN farmers shed clothes to have their voices heard

April 12, 2017

In a protest that has been going on for almost a month now, farmers from Tamil Nadu have made several attempts, some rather unconventional, to have their voices heard, including undressing on the anniversary of Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagraha.

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