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Daleel with SP Singh – On State of the Agriculture

Published on Aug 20, 2015 On the panel — Agriculture & Food Security policies’ analyst Devinder Sharma & 20 farmer leaders from across India In this very special episode of DALEEL with SP SINGH, we do what TV in India simply doesn’t — talk to the cross section of farmers across India. Farmer leaders from… Read more »

100% Cotton. Made in India

An estimated 290,000 Indian farmers have committed suicide in 20 years. Small farms were once the country’s economic backbone but now, owners struggle to make even a meagre profit and drown in debt. For some, the pressure is too much. Many blame GMO cotton for the failing farms, having cornered the market and replaced organic… Read more »

SEZs: A Prelude to Anarchy

Special Economic Zones (SEZ) are an increasingly controversial topic in India and throughout the developing world. In the long term, this policy will badly affect the Indian economy and have harmful consequences on national politics. This documentary film examines the claims make by the government and private companies in support of SEZ. It also tells… Read more »

Telangana: Harvesting suicides

Story on the Headlines Today on 15th November, 2014 Dried up crops owing to scarce irrigation facilities, inadequate rainfall, and dried up bore wells have turned India’s youngest state (Telangana) into a countryside of dead farmers and homes of mourning. Take a look.