Heat and Debt: Climate Change and Poverty in Rural South Asia
By Sandeep Kandikuppa
The weather-related struggles faced by informal workers of India are intimately linked to the debt crisis that has long been brewing in the countryside.
The Securitization of Punjab’s Political Economy Crisis
By Mahika Khosla
Over a month after Amritpal Singh’s arrest, the root causes of tensions in Punjab remain largely ignored by New Delhi.
1 Year Since Landmark Victory, Indian Farmers Plan to Revive Stir
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
The farmers’ organization that forced the Modi government to its biggest retreat has started hitting the streets, alleging broken promises.
Where Do India’s Farmers Go From Here?
By Sandeep Kandikuppa and Pallavi Gupta
Why did the anti-farm law movement succeed where so many others have failed? And what goals will the farmers’ movement pursue next?
India’s Farmers Renew Protests, Challenging Modi Government
By Rishi Lekhi
The farmers have renewed their protests with calls for a nationwide strike on the anniversary of last year’s controversial legislation's passage.
“We Are Stronger than Their Injustice”: Indian Farmers Strengthen Protest Amid COVID-19 Surge
By Tarushi Aswani
Despite a severe COVID-19 outbreak and waning international attention, India's farmers are keeping up the fight.
India’s Top Court Suspends Implementation of New Farm Laws
By Associated Press
The move comes after weeks of disruptive protests by Indian farmers.
India’s New Farm Laws: Reform, Resistance, and the Road to Reconciliation
By Kriti Upadhyaya
The new agricultural reforms are a necessity for Indian farmers; the Modi government, however, must do more to allay their fears.
Indian Farmers’ Hidden Enemy: Disaster Capitalism
By Pascale Hunt
The government’s agricultural reforms threaten food and water security as well as deepening economic inequality in India.
Farmers Protests in India: Politics Over Economics?
By Milind Sathye
New laws around agriculture in India stand to significantly boost farmers’ incomes.
Indian Government, Farmers to Meet Again Over Highway Blockade
By Associated Press
There was some progress in talks between the government and protesting farmers six days after the blockade began.
On Economic Reforms, Modi’s Strength Is His Weakness
By Mohamed Zeeshan
To revive its economy, India needs more democracy, not less.