Food prices are rising not due to a delayed monsoon. It is because of massive hoarding, black market and speculation. Yet, the government takes refuge behind the excuse: markets driven by sentiments Devinder Sharma Delhi
This land struggle is proving to be a turning point for Dalits in Punjab. Even while feudal and State power unleashes another chapter of injustice Akash Bisht Mansa (Punjab)
After decades of condemnation, tribals in western Orissa have liberated their land. Interestingly, in this Maoist stronghold, this unique movement is non-violent Bibhuti Pati Narayanpatna, Koraput (Orissa)
It’s abysmal lack of development and injustice which have provided the Maoists a fertile ground to spread. But the State seems clueless Rakhi Chakrabarty Delhi
Albert Camus would say that it's the human condition which creates the recipe for rebellion: rebellion is a priori in the human condition.
So, whatever happened to the peasant revolt led by Naxalite legend Charu Majumdar in the original birth place of the revolution 42 years after? Chaman Lal Naxalbari (West Bengal
There is excitement on a new-found prosperity in rural areas. Screaming headlines tell us of farmers finding new ways to prosperity. Is that the ground reality? Devinder Sharma Delhi
The Crisis in Indian Agriculture