By demanding more MSP and trying to finish the private sector by asking for mandatory MSP, can the farmers decide that India should stop investments in infrastructure, education, schools, defence, manufacturing and route all their funds only to farmers?
Blind mistrust of corporates is dangerous. There are only two options for investments, Governments and the private sector. If governments have not delivered, it has to be the private sector.
It is rather inane to say that Mandis would shut down because of privatization as the Indian Government is duty bound to provide foodgrains to the very poor through the PDS in the foreseeable future.
While the ruling party has accused the Congress, SAD and AAP of both promising and supporting changes in APMC earlier and now walking back on their word, these parties in turn accuse the BJP of the same hypocrisy of opposing farm law reform during Congress rule.
Contrary to mischievous media reports that “All Indian Farmers are up in arms”, it would be more accurate to say that “Rich Punjabi farmers, middlemen and loansharks are up in arms” against agricultural reform.
Because farmers are short sighted, they fail to understand their best welfare is to notice economic trends in the market. They need to move towards less water intensive and more remunerative options like poultry, milk, fruits and vegetables like other agricultural economies.
Part 1 of a 9 part series: Doleouts, subsidies and lack of foresight has meant that Indian agriculture has deteriorated into a logjam of vested interests trying to push forward their interests at any cost, with little regard to the welfare of the poor farmers on the ground or their own future.
All the founders of the US Constitution and even our own framers from the Constituent Assembly must be squirming in their graves, on what is playing out in the US.
महाराणा का जीवन वर्तमान का निकष है, उनका व्यक्तित्व स्वयं के मूल्यांकन-विश्लेषण का दर्पण है। क्या हम अपने गौरव, अपनी धरोहर, अपने अतीत को सहेज-सँभालकर रख पाए? क्या हम अपने महापुरुषों, उनके द्वारा स्थापित मानबिन्दुओं, जीवन-मूल्यों की रक्षा कर सके?
Are the demands made by protesting groups are justified or not? Who are participating in the protest? Are they really farmers? Who are the organizers?
her dead body was found roadside in an extremely horrible condition, the post-mortem reported that she was brutally gang-raped, sodomized, horribly tortured and cut into two halves using a mechanical saw while she was still alive.
Her claims have been busted, but she continues to peddle her agenda
Such brave souls of Bharat Mata who knows every minute of their life may become the last minute.
We talk about some parallels between two world leaders (Trump and Mrs. Gandhi) from the oldest and the largest democracies who chose power over people and had a very unfortunate and sad ending.