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Prices of agricultural products are expected to remain well below the peaks seen in 2007-16 but above the levels of the early 2000s. Photo: Mint

Global roots of rural distress

2 min read . 12 Jul 2017
Food prices have a large weightage in CPI and the flip side of deflationary prices is being seen in farmer agitations throughout the country. Photo: Hindustan Times

The costs of very low inflation

2 min read . 13 Jun 2017
Farmers in Maharashtra and Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh are demanding farm loan waivers and better better for their produce of onions and pulses, prices for both of which have witnessed a steep fall in recent months. Photo: PTI

The farm loan waiver conundrum

4 min read . 12 Jun 2017
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