Ajay Jakhar

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Awareness campaigns are needed to deal with climate change

It’s absolutely essential to invest billions in a decade-long awareness campaign to reduce wastage of food and change consumer behaviour....

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Time to ‘Unrig’ The Farmers’ World

Leo Tolstoy, amongst my favourite writers, wrote: “the most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if...

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To improve farm livelihoods, a slew of measures is required in Budget 2019

The perpetual disregard for allocating funds for human resources both at the national and state level has extracted a heavy...

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Dropping the Ploughshare on One’s Feet

Leo Tolstoy, amongst my favourite writers, wrote: “the most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if...

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A new India for farmers

After half a century, India is under a major locust attack from breeding grounds in Balochistan, Pakistan. Other international tidings...

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The Danger Of Silver Bullets

Farmers were sold a dream in 2014 that everything was going to change. But now they have compelling reasons to...

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When Ballots Hold No Hope

At a time when politics dominates not just economics and society but even critical matters of national security, it has...

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Why farmers disbelieve – Losses to farmers are far more than can be addressed by Budget 2019

In less than a hundred days from now, the country will be deciding the fate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

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Create off-farm jobs tp reduce stress

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