Category: India

Finance Capital feeds on farmers distress

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Insuring the State

What is the Government’s interest in having insurance firms provide crop insurance? This is a puzzling question, because it would not appear to make financial sense for the Government.

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Farming distress – government washing off its hands – 1/3

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Insuring the State

Providing a meagre amount as compensation, the state is pushing the farmers to the doors of insurance companies for more compensation. It is important to understand that crop insurance scheme is a deception.

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Farming distress and farmers suicide – People’s Power Protest

Arguing that rains failed or it is natural distress in this age of science and technology is not only a scam but also a deception on farmers. It is also a sly effort to take their lands away to hand over to multinational companies for methane shale gas extraction.

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Fishermen: Lives tossed in a sea of sorrow

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Toilers Life

Recolonisation of our country is driving them out of the shore and dumping them in inner land. As fish out of water, they face slow death having lost their bearings out of sea.

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Received Rs 40 crore as bribe? Modi shields black money of Ambani, Adani, Essar, Sahara!

If the prime minister wanted to carry out a surgical strike against black money he should have gone against all these – Essar, Ambanis, Adanis, holders of participatory notes, investments coming from tax havens, or against holders of Swiss bank accounts or people with their names in the Panama Papers. He would have got lakhs of crores of black money and that would have been a surgical strike on the people who are known to be holding black money in large amounts.

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Construction workers’ lives buried in rubble

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Toilers Life

From Kallanai dam across river Cauvery to Egyptian pyramids, all historical monuments are wonders created by these construction workers.

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Aadhaar: Indian for sale! A tool of suppression in ruling hands!

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Digitial Economy

As of now corporate hands reach even small villages. With Aadhaar they can enter each and every home and thrust their influence on to the face of every person.

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Black Money: Vinavu Mega Survey Results

This entry is part 12 of 16 in the series Demonetization

In general we could see a big despair in the people. In addition, we could feel that there is a rumbling volcano inside whose eruption can’t be predicted.

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Modi’s black money eradication boast falls flat on its face

This entry is part 11 of 16 in the series Demonetization

“while the initial contention that a large amount of black money will not come back has fallen flat on its face, the promise that the cash shortage will ease by December 30 will remain unfulfilled by a wide margin.”

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Cho Ramaswamy : An incisive analysis by R Vijaya Sankar of Frontline

“Cho Ramaswamy” who passed away on December 7th, 2016 is the quintessence Tamil Brahminical ideology of dominance and superiority over others. For more than 4 decades, he had been the go to point for these reactionary, backward and anti-democratic forces, amid the social churning unleashed by Dravidian movement and progressive elements in Tamil society. Obituary …

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Is it cruel or stupidity offering financial advice to a marginal farmer!

India of 9 crores farmers and 45 crore unorganised sector workers! don’t worry, your future is safe in the hands of finance professionals like Dr Uma Shashikant and media like Times group.

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Right thinking persons of all backgrounds condemn demonetisation move

This entry is part 4 of 16 in the series Demonetization

“utter nonsense. complete choas by RBI. if anybody have 5 lakhs before this event, can he draw full.insane RBI/GOVT, does not know what to do”

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In one of India’s biggest-ever layoffs, L&T sheds 14,000 employees from its workforce

L&T has been facing challenges with customers deferring orders and falling oil prices contributing to a sharp slowdown in the Middle-east, one of its biggest bets. Competition has increased in domestic market as companies fight for a shrinking order book pie.

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48 demonetisation deaths: Now, overworked bank manager dies of heart attack

This entry is part 5 of 16 in the series Demonetization

Rajesh Kumar (57) was found dead in his cabin Wednesday. A security guard who reached the bank in the morning knocked at his door, but got no response.

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Bondage without chains for Uber, Ola drivers

Incentives and commissions were purposely kept high (in the formative years of Ola and Uber India) to attract more drivers. Now, the aggregators are now trying to reduce payouts and increase the number of rides, simultaneously cutting fares, doling out discounts and offering bonus rides to customers.

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