Farmer Protest
Opinion  /  Published 12.12.18

What the numbers say about farmers' lives

There are occasions when one suddenly becomes aware not just of the inadequacy of economic concepts for understanding reality but even of their obfuscating role. One such occasion was the recent kisan...
By Prabhat Patnaik

India  /  Published 01.12.18

Mysterious farmer death after protest

A debt-ridden Maharashtra farmer who had arrived in Delhi with thousands of his peers for Friday’s protest was found dead on Saturday under mysterious circumstances. The blood-soaked body of Kiran S...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.19

The govt should pay attention to farmers' plight

Sir — It is a matter of shame that the problems of Indian farmers are increasing day by day. Once again, thousands of farmers started a protest against the Maharashtra government for not keeping its...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.19

Will the Budget really benefit farmers?

Everyone expected the Narendra Modi government to do something big — or at least promise something big — before the general elections. Everyone also sensed that it would be something to do with fa...
By Jayati Ghosh

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.19

The crisis in rural incomes and jobs

It is evident from the recent farmers’ protests that the economic hardship in the agricultural sector has become acute. Some fresh evidence from the Labour Bureau and Central Statistics Office provi...
By The Editorial Board


West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Farms turn pastures in water rage

Hundreds of farmers in East Burdwan’s Bhatar and Mangalkote let cows into their paddy fields on Friday to protest lack of irrigation facilities.The agitation to save the kharif (monsoon) crops from ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 02.10.18

Congress pledges loan waiver for farmers, decries attack

The Congress on Tuesday blasted the Centre for forcibly stopping farmers from entering the national capital, with Rahul Gandhi pointing out that the BJP’s Gandhi Jayanti celebrations started with a ...
By Arnab Ganguly and Sanjay K. Jha in Wardha


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