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Farmers protesting against the new Farm Laws

The new farm laws must go. However, even if they are repealed, the crisis of agriculture will continue. Here’s the way out! Costs of chemical artificial input agriculture are mounting continuously while the yields are declining. This agriculture was introduced in the 1960s by giving huge subsidies to make the inputs, like water, electricity, fertilisers, …

Dear Class of 2020, Congratulations! Congratulations to ALL OF US, for the tremendous amount of work that we have put in to reach this point, and fortunately or not, to be able to graduate in these times. I believe that we are a special class, – a historic class. How rare this is, that in …

  India. 1.2 billion inhabitants. 29 states and 7 territories. 22 official languages and hundreds of dialects. India is the quintessential example of a pluralist country, with a wide variety of religions and cultures…but also an example of contrasts, where life is a surprising mix of tradition and modernity ; where slums are stacked next to …

A 17- member jury headed by acclaimed filmmaker and actor Amol Palekar has selected the Marathi language feature COURT as India’s entry for best foreign language film to compete at the Academy Awards (Oscars) next year. Directed by Chaitanya Tamhane, COURT is his debut feature film. The film presents a hard hitting non-linear account of …