It is important to realise there is a world of difference between US and Indian farmers. Indian cultivators will be in a much weaker position to pursue their claims against the insurance firms than US cultivators. The real benefit to the Government from the PMFBY is that it will enable it to wash its hands of responsibility to directly protect the peasantry against various types of distress.
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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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“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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We demand that the Government ensure that common people have immediate access to enough money to pay for their daily needs and health emergencies. Failing which, we demand the rollback of demonetisation or suspension of demonetisation to enable the common person to make adequate arrangements for daily needs and for more orderly phasing out of the old notes.
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Trump’s morality merely expresses the morality of capitalism: rapacious, bullying, racist, sexist, and demeaning. But it is inconvenient for ruling class attitudes such as this to be aired publicly—they are normally reserved for corporate board rooms, cabinet and war room meetings, and masked orgies at secluded mansions.
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Organizer of NDLF – IT Employees Wing Comrade Karpaga Vinayagam and two others were arrested by police on 20-09-2016 morning for pasting posters condemning BJP and prime minister Modi for indulging in kannada chavinistic politics on Cauvery issue. A case was filed under section 4 (A) of Tamil Nadu Open Places (Prevention of Disfigurement) Act …
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