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Unedited version of India Today article

On being falsely targeted all his life, Charan Singh fondly called ‘Choudhary Saheb’, had once remarked ‘this propaganda will cease...

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The classroom and the field

Although autarky on Indian farms is a distant dream, as the 71st year of Independence dawns, penury-ridden farmers are still...

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A Dark Satire – Branding the farmer agitations ‘political’ betrays a lack of understanding

There is no proof required that economists commenting on farmer issues have reached an affliction point. When the counsellor one...

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Unedited version of Indian Express article

The industry strategy on fertilizer subsidy remains similar to the classic Tabaco Industry response to Cancer claims since 1954. Robert...

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Congress trips ‘outsider’ Kejriwal on canal issue

It was a forgone conclusion that Akali Dal-BJP alliance was heading for a collapse at the hustings. While India focused...

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On Kisan Diwas, Demonetisation Pangs Continue to Plague Farmers

Western UP’s farmers will perhaps not have time to celebrate their ‘messiah’ Chaudhary Charan Singh’s birthday today. Not only do...

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Demonetisation: If rural cooperative banks sink, so will farmers

Farmers accustomed to decades of government policy failure are willing to bear the pain caused by the government’s decision to...

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Give Rs 90K each to 1m cultivators and reap rich political dividends

The agrarian core of India, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, is heading into polls. Poor farmers have got old hearing election...

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If MPs could spare a thought for farmers in GST

Failures of policies to achieve objectives are commonly attributed to implementation hurdles. Policies primarily fail to deliver because at the...

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