Farmers’ Report Card 2014-24

The historic farmers’ agitation against the farm Bills pushed by the Modi government was a desperate fight back against what was being touted as Indian farming’s “1991 moment”. The Bills would have made farmers directly negotiate with private corporations instead of the mediation of a state-regulated marketplace. It took about…

Inflation | Report Card 2014 -24

Inflation | Report Card 2014 -24

The essence of democracy requires that we hold governments to account vis-a-vis their claims and promises. But one of the biggest casualties of the recent years has been the idea of accountability. The divisive and jingoist hyperboles in the media facilitate a collective amnesia. This report card (though not conclusive)…