On 8 November 2016, Prime Minister suddenly appeared on Television and in his historic address to the nation announced that the 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes will no longer be a legal tender. Although Indian government had gone for demonetization on two prior occasions (in 1946 and in 1978), but the scale of this … Continue reading Demonetization: what we really got in the gamble with a country’s economy?
Imagine having to pay ridiculous royalties for "Mah ki dal" (common lentil curry in India). It would be unacceptable even to think about it but time and again companies have tried to take advantage of indigenous practices and patented it to claim it as their own. In past, we were able to successfully revoke their patents on Turmeric (curcuma … Continue reading Biopiracy: Patenting Nature
" Is it really a crisis ? " The first obvious question that comes to one’s mind in this age of false portrayals , fake news and brainwashing , is agrarian crisis for real or a card that is played by opposition to depict the present government as a pro-corporate and anti-farmer? Well to … Continue reading An Insight into Agrarian crisis , Indian perspective
No one deserves to suffer waiting for an access to cheaper medicine . (Reading time: 2.5 mins)