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Mahapanchayat

Farmers’ movement can’t and shouldn’t be apolitical. That’s not a democracy

From Champaran to Tebhaga, farmers’ movements have been political. But that took a turn in the 1980s-90s, when the chorus for ‘apolitical movements’ grew.

Now, floods, droughts, cyclones put Rs 6 lakh crore debt of Indian banks at risk

The banks flagged exposure to environmentally sensitive businesses and listed effects of cyclones and floods on loan repayments in farming and related sectors.

Defence

The deal was signed by the two countries at Camp Aguinaldo, headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Tuesday | Facebook

India, Philippines sign key defence pact, set ball rolling for BrahMos missile sale 

The agreement is a framework for procurement of defence equipment by the Philippines from India but is not a contract for Brahmos supersonic missiles.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Habeas Porcus — how our judiciary is murdering the principle of ‘bail, not jail’ routinely

Judiciary is responsible for ensuring our liberty, and habeas corpus is the usual route. But magistrates are acting as if the rule is ‘jail, and bail is above my pay grade’.