Articles by Food: Policy-Prices-PDS-Security etc

In Poll-Bound Madhya Pradesh, Farmers’ Anger Grows Despite A Good Harvest

In the fertile farmlands of Mandsaur, political allegiance still grows tall. As does farmers’ discontent and anger.

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An Army On Its Stomach

The farmers’ march in Mumbai was a success, but progress will need national coordination

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Crash Boom Bang

Farmer protests have been loudest in states with high agricultural growth. What explains the paradox?

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‘More Efficient Trading System Can Substitute The Middlemen’

Commission agents can be exploitative, but they also provide services to farmers, says economist Abhijit Sen.

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Middle Earth Moguls

Good monsoon or bad, glut or drought, boom or bust...it’s always fair weather for the range of middlemen who come between the farmer and consumer. An anatomy of the trade.

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Details Awaited

The loan waiver will come...but how? Thereby hangs a fiscal tale.

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‘The Centre And States Should Sit Together To Discuss Issues’

States have to take more onus in improving the lot of farmers, says BJP’s Kisan Mor­cha president Virendra Singh Mast, MP.

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Demo And Other Demons In The Barn

The fresh farmer fury has a lot to do with demonetisation, bumper crop and a glut

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