articles by KG Sharma

India

Minimum Support Price: Centre's move to hike MSPs makes industries dependent on agrarian produce vulnerable

The hike in minimum support prices (MSP) presents a very real problem for industries dependent on agricultural produce such as textiles and food processing.

India

Minimum support price: Poll gimmicks cannot alleviate farm distress, government steps woefully inadequate

Over the past decade, the MSP seems to have become the prime political tool of the party in power to woo the farm vote.

India

'Udta Punjab' needs a decisive war on drugs; governments, parties need to stop using crisis as a poll plank

It is suspected that the menace of drugs in Punjab spread in the state because of support from local leaders and officials.