Category Archives: Policy & Politics

Why do Farmers Protest?

Why do Farmers Protest?

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Want Not, Waste Not

Growth has been speeded up, but nothing has been done to accelerate decay. Lets do something about it. Continue reading

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Why Small Is Beautiful

https://amanbagh.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/epw-farm-size-2011.pdf http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/file/Farm%20Size.pdf Small farms the word over are more productive per unit of land, especially in Asian nations (China, India, Japan) where land is a limited resource per head and average farm size varies between 0.6 to 1.4 hectares (and … Continue reading

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Agriculture Stagnates, Bharat Suffers

The annual Union Budget is a powerful indicator of the priorities of the government in power, and after this Budget presentation it is clear to all but the very partisan that the Narendra Modi Cabinet is clearly pro-urban and pro-corporate … Continue reading

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The Disappeared Village

Three articles in the Indian Express last week caught my imagination. The first two are worth reading for alternate views of what is going on in India today, and the third by Himanshu of JNU for what went on in … Continue reading

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