Farmers

Demonetisation: Cashless, Jobless, Hopeless

Abeer Kapoor

The goalposts of demonetisation may keep shifting but one thing is clear, the fire in factories and labourers kitchens are fast dying out
Abeer Kapoor Kanpur

Demonetisation: In Western Uttar Pradesh Farmers Suffer Silently

Abeer Kapoor

A tenuous peace shrouds Baghpat. Prod below the surface and the latent disquiet among the agrarian community emerges
Abeer Kapoor Baghpat

Demonetisation: Life in a 'cashless' village

Shibu Kumar Tripathi

Narendra Modi's decision to demonetise higher currency notes has hit people in rural hamlets the hardest due to the poor penetration of the banking system in these areas
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Agrarian Riots: The Countryside is Burning

A lack of jobs and an abundant workforce have meant that the agrarian states of India have become tinderboxes waiting to catch fire
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Punjab Paralysed: Farmer distress spills over

Farmers in the land of five rivers are taking to the highways to bring attention to the rot in the agrarian sector. Will the state machinery continue to react with force or will they listen?
Abeer Kapoor Delhi 

Steely resolve

Even as the government flexes muscle, villagers are refusing to give their land to the multinational steel giant Satya Sivaraman Dhinkia, Jagatsinghpur (Orissa)

Magic of millets

The marginalised women of Medak district have shown the way to other farmers, scientists and policy makers to regenerate sustainable and citizen controlled food systems Akash Bisht Medak (Andhra Pradesh)

It’s raining DIRTY Money here…

Even while people in Marathwada and Vidarbha crave for rains and relief, politicians not only hate rains, they are declaring normal rainfall zones as drought-hit. Clearly, financial bounties of drought relief are too high Aritra Bhattacharya Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Maya JUST doesn’t care

The Mayawati regime approved of Rs 556 crore for construction of parks and statues, but allocated only Rs 250 crore for drought relief. Even that money is not reaching as helpless people starve in drought-hit UP Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow

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