‘Silent Majority’ Supported the Three Farm Laws: SC-Appointed Committee Report

'Silent Majority' Supported the Three Farm Laws: SC-Appointed Committee Report

Mumbai: Barely four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the repeal of the three farm laws which fanned protests across numerous sites in India, and only a few days after the Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly results, the report of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on farm laws has been released in the public domain. The […]

The Modi Government Has Put the Cart Before the Horse

The Modi Government Has Put the Cart Before the Horse

At the Indian Express’s e-Adda on March 21, Punjab’s chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh asked a question that has still not received an answer: Why did the Central government feel it had to change a marketing system that has existed for a hundred years, when it has met not only their every need, but also […]

Why India should follow agricultural development-led industrialisation growth model

Why India should follow agricultural development-led industrialisation growth model

The economic reforms that began slowly in 1980s and got turbo-charged in 1991 did bring high growth, but this growth is perhaps unlike what was anticipated. The Lewisian structural transformation – resources shifting from low productive agriculture to high productive manufacturing (industrialisation) that brought prosperity to developed economies in the West (the US and parts […]