farmers

A new border in the old republic

The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.

| Apr 28, 2021

Constitutional change in Sri Lanka, Afghan peace talks, Bhutan-Bangladesh trade agreements and more

Southasiasphere podcast episode 02: Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Oct 05, 2020

Just another suicide

After being hit locally, nationally and internationally, the farmers of Vidarbha are down — and some are out.

| Jul 02, 2006

Farms and jobs: Not much to feel good about

Hunger has emerged as robustly sustainable in the Southasian heartland.

| Feb 15, 2004

Towards a Grey Revolution

The message from the Government of India is becoming clear: farmers get out of agriculture and make way for the contractors.

| Jan 01, 2004

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