great bengal famine

The farmers’ rally of November 30, 2018 will go down in the history of mass protests, like the silent trek of 35,000 farmers from Nashik to Mumbai, last March, to protest the cynical disregard by the authorities of their felt real-life needs, travails(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

Farmers march: A spontaneous outpouring of agony

UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 05:30 PM IST
In India’s farmers and their distress, India’s democratic parties have found a loan of strength that can and should be their fuel for the coming test. But be it noted that this loan of a wave is not going to be waived. India’s farmers will recover it, with interest, as is their due.

HT Picks

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 07:45 PM IST
This week’s good reads include the biography of a neglected politician, the story of an important law, and a new translation of classical Sanskrit poetry
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