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Rajasthan Farmers’ Movement : A Retrospective

Liberalization of Indian economy that started in 1990s, has impacted Indian agriculture fundamentally. One after the other, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh fell victim to globalised economic laws jeopardizing lives of local farmers. And now Rajasthan has joined the list. Import of crops, increasing farming costs, falling profits and mounting loans […]

PM’s rare speech on the Economy: A scrutiny of what was left unsaid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while inaugurating the 3rd annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Mumbai on June 26, gave a rare speech on the state of Indian economy in recent times. In an earlier post we presented a brief scrutiny of the PM’s recent claims about the economy, based on what he […]