farmers

Audio podcast: What farmers taught us about democracy and inclusiveness
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Ashraf Engineer November 27, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Over the past seven years, as the juggernaut of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party has rolled on, democracy...
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Audio podcast: 5 years on, the failures of demonetisation are even more stark
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Ashraf Engineer November 13, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Fact No 1: On November 4, 2016, just four days before a disastrous demonetisation was inflicted on India, the value of currency notes in...
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Audio podcast: The BJP finds a new ‘anti-national’ – the farmer
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Ashraf Engineer October 9, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Farmers in India have been protesting for over a year against three agriculture laws that they believe will leave them at the mercy of...
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Audio podcast: Govt wants to use AI, data to solve farm woes. Can it succeed?
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Ashraf Engineer October 2, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. We are seeing the increasing use of data across industries – from engineering to aviation and healthcare to marketing. So why not agriculture? To...
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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: Why India’s agriculture sector is in perpetual crisis
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Ashraf Engineer October 28, 2020 “Until the problems of rural India are resolved, the aspirations of urban India will never be fulfilled.” Barun Mitra, respected policy expert, multiple award winner and libertarian, works extensively with farmers at the grassroots level....
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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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