Farmer

  • Let farmers decide about GM crops, not governments

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    Governments must 'do' as little as possible to be considered legitimate. People must 'do', not governments. When the latter 'do' anything at all, they tread...

  • IDFC's jaundiced Rural Development Report

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Last week (26 November), IDFC released its rural development report. Planning Commission Member Mihir Shah, who chaired the report's advisory council lauded Rural Development Minister...

  • I am a farmer and I want FDI

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    I was still in college when farmers' leader Professor MD Nanjundaswamy's men ransacked the first outlet of Kentucky Fried Chicken on Brigade Road in Bangalore....

  • An open letter to Rahul Gandhi

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Dear Rahul, Since you rarely, if ever, interact with the media, an open letter seems the only way to communicate with you. Last week, ...

  • 'I am ashamed as well'

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Lots of things shame me about India (I take great pride in lots as well). For instance, farmers forced to commit suicide because ...

  • Every hungry stomach is a potential human bomb

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    The English dictionary defines a farmer as someone who operates a farm or cultivates land. Ownership of such land is inconsequential. If sixty-three years after...

  • Inside India: Oranges, farmer suicides, IPL...

    Sine Qua Non |  Sumit Pande
    March 28, 2010 Nagpur This is my second visit in thirteen months to the city of oranges - Nagpur. The last time I was ...