Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicFarm reforms

Topic: Farm reforms

Modi’s reform momentum has finally hit a wall

The reversal of farm laws and a possible stalling of the new labour codes could be the beginning of two years of inertia as India gets closer to the 2024 elections.

Stan Swamy’s death tragic. Courts must reflect on UAPA’s draconian bail provisions

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Farm income could see ‘massive increase’ in a few years with agritech help, report says

Bain and Company report says technological and regulatory changes could see agri sector value grow by $30-35 billion by 2025.

Direct payments to farmers will work if govts can be agile, flexible like arhatiyas

If the Modi govt wants to strengthen terms of engagement of farmers in markets, it must replace the need for multiple services that arhatiyas provide farmers.

Even Montek panel wanted to reform Punjab farming like Modi govt. But Amarinder got cold feet

The committee, appointed to recommend post-Covid economic strategy, criticised APMCs’ hold on agriculture and wanted more private players in its marketing.

India can grow in double digits in post-Covid decade, but needs more reforms — Panagariya

Speaking to ThePrint, ex-NITI Aayog vice-chief Arvind Panagariya calls for privatisation of public firms, trade liberalisation & more relaxation in labour laws by states, but no Covid cess.

Off The Cuff with Dr Rupinder Singh Sodhi

Watch this conversation between ThePrint's Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta and Amul's managing director R.S. Sodhi, as they discuss farming, farm reforms, the country's changing consumption habits and Amul's future business plans at length. Sodhi argues that the three farm laws passed last year are beneficial for the farmers but the government has failed in communicating their benefits. Politicisation of...

On Camera

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Stay away from detox ‘scams’. No single food or drink can be your medical miracle

The belief that you can cleanse your body after a party, festival, or binge-eating weekend is a myth in medical science. Detox therapies are a scam.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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