No Relief From Debt Relief

Madhavankutty Pillai

The conundrum with loan waivers

A Harvest of Distress

Farmers are on the brink and the tragedy of Sangrur tells us why

A Cry in the Wilderness

What do women want? We listen to desperate voices, from labourers to rape survivors, in Bundelkhand

Bitter Harvest

The politics of water has added to the woes of rural Karnataka’s suicide capital

Curse of the Land

The Singur verdict and the future of industrialisation in India

Punjab: On the Boil

A stolen holy book. Erupting streets and offending posters. An inept government and angry farmers. Is Punjab inching toward the brink? Open follows the fault lines of a volatile state


Incentives to help farmers stay put in agriculture are a short cut, and the Centre should focus on shifting them away to lucrative avenues

Harvest of Distress

The villages of Mathura, a district of stark contrasts just 155 km from Delhi, are reeling from the worst agrarian crisis in a decade

The relaunch of Rahul Gandhi

The 56 days ‘Chintan’ has not changed Rahul Gandhi much and he has yet to become Rahul 2.0. But it’s a marketing strategy that seems to be working for Congress as of now

Go Rural

From bullock rides to folk dances, a village experience that farmers in Maharashtra are offering can be an enduring memory


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