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Insure farmers to ensure future

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SUNITA NARAIN | FEBRUARY 15 2016

I saw this situation first-hand in the Mewat district of Haryana, where farmers told me they had been suffering for the past three cropping seasons. 209 more words

The invisible drought

INDIAN EXPRESS | HARSH MANDER | FEBRUARY 8 2016

Back in the late-1980s, many states across India were reeling under back-to-back droughts for three consecutive years, not much different from the circumstances of India in 2015-16. 43 more words

Going against the grain

For rural India to be vibrant, the way forward is to address the twin challenges of reviving the dynamism of the farm sector by building its climate resilience and creation of quality employment in non-farm segments.

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MGNREGS: ‘Monument of failure’ or ‘saviour’?

Consecutive crop failures due to droughts and unseasonal rains have led to a rise in demand for jobs under MGNREGS (Photo: Jitendra) / Picture from DOWN TO EARTH… 205 more words

Digging holes, filling them up

INDIAN EXPRESS | Reetika Khera | FEBRUARY 3 2016

As it completes 10 years, there is enough evidence to show that India needs the MGNREGA… 64 more words

SC raps govt for not implementing food security law: Is Gujarat not a part of India?

INDIAN EXPRESS | UTKARSH ANAND | FEBRUARY 2 2016

“What is Parliament doing? Is Gujarat not a part of India? The Act says it extends to whole of India and Gujarat is not implementing it. 71 more words

What Would You Bring?

My English teacher is really good at asking uncomfortable questions.

Which is her job, obviously. And she really is a good teacher.

But all of it tends to make you think – sometimes too much. 247 more words