The Finance Minister says the solution to India’s agricultural system is Zero Budget Natural Farming. Is it possible?
Throwing money at rural India without redistributing its excess population is worthless populism
Feroze Varun Gandhi attempts to correct the ill effects of historical processes through his tome on rural distress
A crisis of oversupply has resulted in Rs 23,000 crore arrears owed to sugarcane farmers, a powerful political constituency that could make its discontent felt in next year’s General Election
A group of Tamil farmers made national headlines one year ago by kicking off a series of absurd protests in Delhi. V Shoba meets key characters from the landmark agitation who are back in their villages battling an unending farm crisis