Tag Archives: Farmer

Does Inflation Have a Good Side?

Some old fallacies never die no matter how hard we try to expose them. The fallacious notion of the virtues of inflation among some of the mainstream economists and media pundits is one such fallacy. Such fallacies are the result of a total misunderstanding of how an economy works. Mainstream economists and pundits, who rely […]

Violence is Guaranteed

What happened in New Delhi on the day of Republic Day was very much expected. The way in which both parties, especially the government, are not listening to each other’s super charged emotions and needs, violence is guaranteed. If the Indians want peaceful resolution of this farm bill conflict then they will have to sit […]

Modi’s Swamitva Yojana (Rural Property Card Scheme)

The next batch of reform accompanying recent farm bills by the Modi government has arrived in the form of Swamitva Yojana  for the rural people. Why did I say ‘reform accompanying recent farm bills’? Because combined with those bills and looking at the intentions of this scheme, it looks like the Modi government is readying […]

Dissecting Modi’s Farm Bills

Farm bills

India’s BJP government recently introduced two farm bills that has generated lot of controversy of late: 1) The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 and 2) The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020. Opposition parties are alleging that Modi is selling out Indian farmers […]