Retail FDI myths
There is no evidence that global retail chains ensure better prices for farmers or help bring down inflation
What led to UPA’s downfall in Maharashtra
Besides high profile scams that dented the image of the Congress-NCP alliance, their government failed to reach welfare benefits to the poor and …
India’s deepening farm crisis: 76% farmers want to give up farming, shows study
Benefits of government schemes and policies go to big farmers, shows survey undertaken by CSDS on behalf of farmers’ association
Boom in farm produce not reason enough to celebrate
Farmers are in distress owing to low farm prices, poor logistics for transport and government-assured purchases
It may take at least 25 years to double farmers’ income: study
A soon-to-be-released study reconfirms deep agrarian crisis showing stagnancy in farm income in most states
Do public protests decide election results?
Research gives a mixed verdict but given India’s socio-economic reality, protests do impact election results
Doubling trouble: It’s mid-2022; is it good days yet for farm incomes?
The Union government's claim about being on track to double farmers' income sounds hollow as it has not even spent the allocated budget for …