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New Delhi, December 31, 2020
Six rounds of talks have taken place between the protesting farmers and the government, but a complete consensus is yet to be reached. While protesting farmers want the three laws to be scrapped permanently, the government seems to be in no mood to withdraw the reforms. Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and Arvind Panagariya shared their views on the farm laws and the current standoff between the protesting farmers and the government.Also Read: COVID-19 pandemic hamstrung global economy in 2020; IMF estimates 4.4% contraction

December 18, 2020
Adani Group says that the company's job is to safeguard the produce and to safely transport it to its destination. It says that they have never exploited the farmers through contract farming

December 18, 2020
PM Modi speech: Agriculture experts, economists and progressive farmers have been demanding the farm reforms, said PM Modi to MP farmers through video conferencing

December 15, 2020
Abhijit Banerjee added that this might be a good time for the government to say that they hear the farmers -- not agree with them -- but hear them and withdraw the laws till a parliamentary discussion can be held

Prasanna Mohanty
May 9, 2020
India needs to address massive job losses; strengthen public healthcare for COVID-19 and beyond; develop institutional mechanisms and leadership to respond to emergencies; devolve decision-making and funding to states, local bodies and scale up public spending to infuse life into the economy, all of which call for structural changes

Kushan Mitra
August 18, 2008
This picturesque town in West Bengal's Hooghly district has long turned into political hot potato over Tata’s land acquisition. Kushan Mitra tells the villagers’ side of the story.