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Mar 19, 2019
NCRB's silence on farmer suicides: RTI reply reveals why organisation has not released data since 2016The number of farmer suicides is the tip of the iceberg of an agricultural crisis, and by not making “uncomfortable” figures public under various pretexts, the government is doing a disservice to itself and to the public at large
Mar 13, 2018
Maharashtra farmers protest: Fadnavis govt apathy towards agrarian crisis forces distressed cultivators to turn defiantIt is fitting that it is Maharashtra, a state Professor K Nagaraj described in his seminal study in 2008, as the “graveyard for farmers” that should witness a massive outpouring of anguish and defiance from the farming community.
Nov 16, 2015
How the ban on cow slaughter is making it more difficult to rear cattleBans on cattle slaughter – now in force in 24 of 29 states (Maharashtra widened and enforced its ban earlier this year) – may actually be a disincentive to cattle farming.
Apr 24, 2015
Land bill row: India's farm economy is broke; more subsidies and freebies won't fix itThe magnitude of farmer suicides has not come down despite several lakh crore of subsidies and giveaways to agriculture. It is time we directed our money elsewhere, for subsidies cannot make unviable farming viable