Editorial

Fertilizing Farm Sector Woes

Agnotology is the name of the game. Stanford historian Robert Proctor coined this remarkable term to describe a state of...

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Fatal Forecasting and the Farm Sector

As a farmer’s organization, one is constantly challenging the conventional wisdom, which is unanimously agreed upon by even those who...

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Squinted Lenses for Cost: Benefit Analysis

The Pune Metro could cost a whopping `15,000 crore.Touting it as an achievement are economists and policy makers, making one...

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Squinted Lenses for Cost: Benefit Analysis

The Pune Metro could cost a whopping `15,000 crore.Touting it as an achievement are economists and policy makers, making one...

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Double or Quits

Doubling farm incomes is a planned gamble where the odds are stacked against the farmer. For the farmer, quitting is...

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Yet Again; Time To Reap A Bitter Harvest

‘There are no facts, only interpretations’ – Friedrich Nietzsche This is the time of the year when minimum support price...

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Contradictions Around Doubling Farm Incomes

The Prime Minister has promised to double farm incomes in six years. Agriculture economists argue that this would be impossible...

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Consult for Change; Not to Validate Errors

“Man’s capacity for self-deception is immeasurably greater than that for deceiving others”. — Mahatma Gandhi, 1945 The Father of the...

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Paying the Plutocrat; Impoverishing the Ploughman

The 7th Pay Commission recommendations are expected to grant one lakh salaried employees and pensioners additional annual benefits of Rs....

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