Editorial

Expanding the Paradigms of Farm Sector Advocacy

Nowhere does the phrase missing the woods for the trees apply more than to facets of Indian farming; the big...

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Shift Farming Paradigm to Arrest Climate Change Impact

It was pleasing indeed to hear the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, making an impassioned appeal for the reduction in...

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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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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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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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Khichdi economics: When Farm Policy is Designed to Fail

If indeed the disruptive and failed demonetization exercise — now being dismissed as a temporary setback for the government because...

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The failed farming classroom – Lessons Not Delivered; Not Learnt

The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) is ostensibly all about being at the helm of co-ordinating, guiding and managing...

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Bharatiya Kisan Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai

The Indian farming scene does appear to be emerging straight from the pages of a black comedy. How else does...

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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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