Why it matters that American farmers are making common cause with India’s

by Rashmee

Posted on February 23, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA I find it interesting that 87 farmers’ unions in the United States have made common cause with their protesting counterparts in India. The rights and wrongs of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s attempt to reform farming laws are contested. My friend Gurcharan Das, a former CEO of Procter & Gamble India, … Continue reading “Why it matters that American farmers are making common cause with India’s”

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India’s farmers have voiced their anger at the ballot box, but the seeds of discontent were sown long ago

by Rashmee

Posted on December 12, 2018 / The National


State assembly election results in five Indian states are being announced today. However, exit polls earlier indicated a worrying outcome for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His Bharatiya Janata Party was predicted to lose in Rajasthan, and to fall short of a majority in Madhya Pradesh, which it has held for 15 years. Rajasthan has swung … Continue reading “India’s farmers have voiced their anger at the ballot box, but the seeds of discontent were sown long ago”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK