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'We have to learn to see land with a more nuanced lens': Nikita Sud on her new book, farm laws
Arts & Culture

'We have to learn to see land with a more nuanced lens': Nikita Sud on her new book, farm laws

The continual making and re-making of land as history or identity, or its use as property, or its demarcation as territory or a contested entity — these happen in place, or in a particular location. Land is not made and re-made automatically. It is continually acted upon by institutions of the state, market and politics.

Farm woes to take centrestage in the new year as poll battle looms
Business

Farm woes to take centrestage in the new year as poll battle looms

The agriculture sector, which remained in distress during 2018 as crop prices slumped due to bumper production, will be in the spotlight in the new year as the BJP-ruled central government is set to roll out a big package to assuage the angry farming community ahead of the general elections.

India's rural households have just enough monthly surplus to buy a ceiling fan; Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand among poorest states
India

India's rural households have just enough monthly surplus to buy a ceiling fan; Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand among poorest states

While average monthly expenditure for all households in rural India was Rs 6,646, agricultural households reported 15 percent more expenses compared to non-agricultural households.