Farm truths

The claims that FDI in retail will help farmers realize true prices of their products and consumers get cheap goods are not sound. Photo: Bloomberg<br /> (Bloomberg)

The ruse of FDI in retail sector

4 min read . 25 Oct 2012
The lack of awareness is the reason that increases in income alone are less likely to be effective in reducing malnutrition or improving access to better sanitation and hygiene. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br /> (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

Malnutrition: an invisible killer

4 min read . 11 Oct 2012
<br />But while “subsidies” are justified, the government is keen to reduce the minimal “investments” that it makes for its own people who need it and also use it more judiciously than private companies. Ph<br />

Subsidies by another name

3 min read . 30 Aug 2012
<br />Jagadeesh NV/Mint<br />

Don&#8217;t underestimate the drought

3 min read . 02 Aug 2012
<br />Amit Bhargava/Bloomberg<br />

The perils of retail therapy in India

4 min read . 19 Jul 2012
<br />Photo: AFP<br />

Policy paralysis of another kind

3 min read . 24 May 2012
<br />Jayachandran/Mint<br />

A consumption puzzle in India

4 min read . 26 Apr 2012
<br />Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Monitoring government spending

4 min read . 01 Mar 2012
<br />Photo by Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br />

Six years of the rural jobs scheme

3 min read . 02 Feb 2012
<br />Shyamal Banerjee/Mint<br />

A solution worse than the problem

3 min read . 05 Jan 2012
<br />Jayachandran/Mint<br />

False fears about food security

4 min read . 22 Dec 2011
<br />Jayachandran/Mint<br />

The workforce misses the boat

3 min read . 24 Nov 2011
<br />Photo by Somasekhar/Mint.<br />

A story of farmers on holiday

3 min read . 10 Nov 2011
<br />Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br />

Poverty lines and poor minds

3 min read . 29 Sep 2011
<br />Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Two decades of a misplaced idea

3 min read . 15 Sep 2011
<br />Hemant Mishra/Mint<br />

A revived PDS is visible now

3 min read . 16 Aug 2011
<br />By Jayachandran/Mint<br />

India&#8217;s employment challenge

3 min read . 02 Aug 2011
The politics of foodgrain management

The politics of foodgrain management

4 min read . 19 Jul 2011
The fear of statistical messages

The fear of statistical messages

4 min read . 05 Jul 2011