Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicAgri reforms

Topic: agri reforms

Farm laws repeal a chance to build consensus, it’s a bad idea to stop reform train, say experts

With the repeal of the farm laws, the PM also announced a committee to address future agrarian issues. Experts say a broad-based, consultative approach could bring better results.

Everyone agrees farm reforms are needed. Here’s how Modi govt can break political deadlock

Disparaging the ongoing debate and fuelling divisions within the farming community will only undercut the roots of much-needed reforms in agriculture.

‘1 District, 1 Product’ export scheme, farm reforms on govt, NITI blueprint to push growth

PM Modi will chair NITI Aayog’s Governing Council meet on 20 February. His govt’s new blueprint for growth & development will be discussed.

MSP not part of any farm law, no question of doing away with the system, minister Tomar says

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar tells ThePrint he doesn’t view the protesting farmers as Khalistanis & that govt is ready to address all their objections and reservations.

Modi govt insists its bills will free farmers from shackles of arhatiyas. Who are they?

Arhatiyas are mandi-based commission agents who buy the farmers’ produce and sell them in open auction. Govt & experts say they exploit farmers.

‘Suit-boot ki sarkar’ jibe slowed reforms in Modi govt. That must not repeat with farm Bills

The debate against India’s recent agricultural reforms has been hijacked by protests in the name of poor small farmers.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.