Editorial

Death in the Time of Date

First they lowered the monetary poverty threshold to prove that poverty had been reduced. They subsequently changed how the gross...

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Farmer Fogives; Nation Fogets

Set in an agrarian economy, the Bhagwad Gita’s teachings reflect an ‘occupational’ mindset, as it were: “Keep working without worrying...

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Consenting to agitate?

Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman has established that the confidence that one has in one’s beliefs is no measure of their...

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We are Fed Up

The recent protests in Berlin against industrialized farming and the planned free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and...

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Unfolding Nightmare for Hapless Farmers

“Not by depending on financial allocations alone but by blood and by sweat we shall achieve…” — Prime Minister Pandit...

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Whither ‘Achhe Din’ for the Farmer?

Oct 01, 2014 – It has been four momentous years of 24 issues of Farmers’ Forum. It has tried to...

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Time to Plough a New Path

Aug 1, 2014 – At the turn of the 14th century, Alauddin Khilji faced a difficulty. Limited revenues had obviated...

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Navigating “Good Times” for Farmers

Jun 1, 2014 “There is a disassociation between the government and the governed.” Raghuram Rajan commands from the 18th floor...

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Farmers’ plea ‘lend me your ears’

Apr 1, 2014 – The weather has lived up to its reputation of unpredictability. Winters have extended much beyond the...

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