Indian govt ready to put controversial farm laws on hold

Experts suggest forming Agricultural Price Commission to protect farmers’ interests

Published: January 21, 2021 13:51:13 | Updated: January 21, 2021 17:02:54 India’s government has offered to put three controversial farm laws, that have sparked major protests, on hold for 18 months. Farmers have been camped at Delhi’s borders since 26 November to protest against these laws that will further open up agriculture to the free […]

Modi govt’s policies have put the very survival of Indian farmers at stake

Modi govt’s policies have put the very survival of Indian farmers at stake

The MSP was kept for long below what it should have been, but was not given up. No government had till now been so brazen in its insensitivity towards the peasantry that it could dismantle the whole system. The Modi government, however, has beaten all previous governments in its insensitivity; it has decided to dismantle […]