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  • The opponents’  demand to make MSP compulsory for even private buyers will have a disastrous effect. It will ensure that no new private buyers will enter the fray
    Oct 01, 2020 05:31 IST
    Farmers have a safety net, fallback options, a choice of buyers and a level-playing field...read more
  • The ability to achieve impact at scale has enabled CSOs to reach millions of people, including those often left behind in standardised relief efforts
    Sep 30, 2020 22:56 IST
    Those of us with seats at policymaking or grant-making tables have a responsibility to speak up and amplify the work of others. With the imminent shrinking of resources, there is a greater urgency for government, industry, CSOs and citizenry to work as collaborators with shared goals and innovative......read more
    Aruna Pandey, Lopamudra Sanyal and Ingrid Srinath
    Aruna Pandey, Lopamudra Sanyal and Ingrid Srinath
  • Slum dwellers seen at railway tracks, Sarai Rohilla, New Delhi, September 15, 2020
    Sep 30, 2020 22:56 IST
    Delhi has, in the recent past, found land for large infrastructure projects, transport, stadiums and malls. Jahan jhuggi, vahan makaan is possible. The decision is not if it can be done but if we are willing to do it. ...read more
    Gautam Bhan
    Gautam Bhan
  • Devotees touch bricks with 'Shri Ram' embossed and engraved on them during a visit to the Ram Janm Bhoomi Nyas workshop at Karsevak Puram , November 9, 2019
    Oct 01, 2020 05:31 IST
    But it is unlikely the last word has been heard on this chapter of India’s history ...read more
  •  Relatives of the rape victim mourns, Hathras, September 29, 2020
    Sep 30, 2020 22:56 IST
    The case should prompt a review of security for women and accountability both on the part of the state and the police....read more
  • President Donald Trump argues with debate moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News Channel during the first 2020 presidential campaign debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden held on the campus of the Cleveland Clinic at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
    Sep 30, 2020 15:10 IST
    Trump, who dominated the debate in the worst possible way, declined to disavow white supremacists who have been the main source of bloodshed at the anti-racist protests and riots still taking place across the US....read more
    Pramit Pal Chaudhuri
    Pramit Pal Chaudhuri
  • There needs to be extensive consultation, most importantly with farmers, the organisations that represent them, and state governments, whose experience with the farm sector is vast, diverse, and nuanced
    Sep 29, 2020 19:20 IST
    They lack grievance redressal mechanisms, favour big farmers, and could worsen rural debt...read more
    Sachin Pilot
    Sachin Pilot