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26 SEPTEMBER 2020
Farmer Suicides
AGRARIAN DISTRESS
The missing ‘market’ for agriculture

The first of a three part series on the crisis facing farmers today by Kannan Kasturi.

Agricultural Trade Agriculture Farmer Suicides
PATRIARCHY AND MASCULINITY
A Man Cannot Tolerate Failure

The age-old notions of patriarchy and masculinity, which suppress and disempower women, have an equally damaging effect on men’s behaviour and psyche, leaving them ill-equipped to handle failure. Rimjhim Jain reports.

Farmer Suicides Gender Laws and Policy Culture Women
FARMING CRISIS
Why relief packages and loan waivers can't stem farm suicides

Even in regions touted as India’s food bowl, Rs 3000 a month is all that a farmer earns for his family! Devinder Sharma crunches data from CACP to highlight the grave crisis in the agrarian economy.

Agriculture Farmer Suicides Devinder Sharma Ground Reality