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Devinder Sharma

  • Why our farmers urgently need help

    Broken promises apart, a regular income for farmers is extremely essential

    Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 5:00am
  • Economic disaster zones

    The SEZ scam serves as an example of how economic policies are framed in this country

    Friday, 20 February 2015 - 5:00am
  • Dismantling agriculture

    India's food self-sufficiency is threatened by the plan to destroy its agricultural economy

    Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Where are the jobs?

    It's a misconception that high economic growth translates into employment

    Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 5:00am
  • Nothing to plough back

    The aim is to drive farmers out of agriculture and turn food production into industrial enterprise

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 5:00am
  • The sidelining of agriculture

    Badly neglected by the UPA, Indian agriculture now faces an assault from the WTO

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 6:00am
  • Swallowing the bitter pill

    The new government needs to take tough, unpopular steps to tone up fiscal health

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 6:00am
  • The loud cries of farmers' widows have been lost in the din of the Narendra Modi coronation

    In the midst of the euphoria in the capital markets, after a strong mandate for Narendra Modi, the loud cries of wailing farm widows have been lost in the noise and cacophony that followed. To my mind, this is the biggest policy paralysis that afflicts the country.

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - 6:00am
  • Time to stem the rot

    By the time the ninth round of voting finishes on May 12, it will also be time for the farmer to relax. No, it is not the regular election campaigns that have exhausted him.  Nor has he been busy with door-to-door campaigns for any candidate. Neither did he have any time to attend the election...

    Tuesday, 6 May 2014 - 6:00am
  • To plough a lonely furrow

    Elections 2014 are around the corner. And when elections draw nearer, the Government suddenly wakes up and thinks of its duties towards the people. This year is no exception. Whether it is the one-rank-one-pension for the retired defence personnel or the legal monthly entitlement of 5kg of wheat/...

    Wednesday, 12 March 2014 - 6:03am