Op-Ed | Why Fashion Has a Stake in India’s Farmer Protests

Op-Ed | Why Fashion Has a Stake in India’s Farmer Protests

By volume, India is one of the world’s leaders in textiles production. But cheap trend-based retailers have driven down prices at their suppliers, depriving cotton farmers further down the supply chain of stable livelihoods. Now, those same farmers are protesting three new contentious agricultural laws that will impact over 25 percent of the world’s cotton […]

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 […]