In our country there is no co-ordination between farmers, government, exporters and researchers.
Old concepts and old ideologies are not delivering in today’s scenario and this has led to unrest in farmers as well as consumers.
Price controls at such massive scale would require intervention of bureaucracy at the level of every mandi and would breed corruption everywhere.
Is the Swaminathan committee recommendation on MSP a practical solution to farmers grievances in India?
For far too long, successive governments have used the veil of secrecy to block information on defence spending and acquisition.
The current debate on the Rafale deal seems to be going the way of a petty slugfest.
Lack of expertise, research and interest among parliamentarians, existence of lobbies, political opportunism have led to the current impasse in defence deals.
If two people are chewing tobacco, why does only one of them get cancer? There is some other factor at work here. It is because everything is linked to divinity.
In all high-ticket defence deals, it may be prudent for the government to brief a compressed Parliamentary Committee for Defence, regarding the nuances of the contract.
Is political debate on defence deals like the Rafale fighter jet necessary for accountability?