Op-Ed Volume 5

14 May 2020 Op-Ed is a collection of editorials which may be useful for UPSC, RBI G B and other top exams. Diluting the APMC, MSP regimes isn’t a good idea 1. The mainline economists usually blame the denial of freedom to farmers to sell as the main reason of agrarian distress.APMC (Agricultural Produce Market …

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During the general election of 2019 the vision of ‘One Nation-One Election’ coined out and became a trending topic of discussions. ‘One Nation-One Election’ is an idea to held elections to Lok Sabha and all the States Assemblies together. It is also known as ‘Simultaneous Polls’ . One of the main proponents of this concept …


farmers income in india

Increasing Farmer’s Income

Rural India seems to be the step-child of the development model being followed since long. The narrative being peddled by the urban economic “pundits” and the Ivy League “babus”, being seconded by policymakers, is that the best way forward is to take the agriculture labour out of the villages and into the cities. But the million-dollar …

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Climate change

Planting Trees ! Not Enough !

The special report on Climate Change and Land released on August 8, 2019, by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) illustrates this difficulty. It delivers a wake-up call for policymakers — that aggressive forestry targets do not excuse cowardice in cutting emissions from fossil fuel use. To make this case, it explicitly identifies the limits of carbon sequestration …

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