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By Ajit Kanitkar*, June 30, 2017 The agricultural seasons of 2016-17 (Kharif and Rabi) have not been favourable for farmers across the country. In spite of the near-normal monsoon rainfall in India in...
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It makes sense to test if policies work.
The temporary silver bullet of loan waivers should also include borrowings from private lenders.
In the aftermath of farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide, we are witnessing a tragedy being transformed into a spectacle. A political and media spectacle where every image, every word and every stance is a readymade package for mass consumption, complete with mud-slinging, smear campaigns, promises, apologies and uncontrollable sobbing on live television.