agriculture

Audio podcast: India’s water bodies need rescuing
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Ashraf Engineer June 16, 2021 It’s estimated that a staggering 70% of surface water in India is too polluted for consumption. Every day, 40 million litres of wastewater enter rivers and other water bodies with only a tiny fraction adequately...
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Protesting farmers, the satyagrahis amongst us
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Tushar Gandhi, December 3, 2020 A hundred years after two of the most crucial pre-Independence farm satyagrahas lead by Mahatma Gandhi, the Champaran Satyagraha in 1917 and the Kheda Satyagraha in 1918, India is witnessing another major farmer satyagraha. It...
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Audio podcast: The agrarian crisis and you
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Ashraf Engineer September 28, 2020 Podcast transcript Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. Protests against three new farm laws have rocked India. On September 25, highways and railway tracks were blocked and some state borders were sealed as thousands...
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Audio podcast: How three new farm laws impact you
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Ashraf Engineer September 23, 2020  Podcast transcript Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. Farmers across India are protesting. They are blocking roads, burning effigies of Prime Minster Narendra Modi and setting alight copies of three new laws. These laws...
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