Articles by: Dr Gian Singh

The Wage Rate Issue :  Battle Lines drawn between Farmers and Agricultural Labourers in Rural Punjab

The Wage Rate Issue :  Battle Lines drawn between Farmers and Agricultural Labourers in Rural Punjab

In a democratic and peaceful struggle which started in 2020 and lasted for more than a year, farmers as well as agricultural labourers of Punjab had left no stone unturned in making their contribution to the best of their ability. Farmers, agricultural labourers, and many other working classes from most of the states of the country played their part in[Read More…]

by 16/05/2022 0 comments India
Rapidly growing economic inequalities in India

Rapidly growing economic inequalities in India

On January 16, 2022, Oxfam, a non-profit organization, released a report on the rapidly growing economic inequalities in the world ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The findings of the report on the rapidly growing economic inequalities in India show that the country’s wealth is being rapidly grabbed by billionaires and  the common man[Read More…]

by 20/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Farmers and Agricultural Labourers’ Suicides- Time for governments and society to wake up

Farmers and Agricultural Labourers’ Suicides- Time for governments and society to wake up

Figures on suicides released by the National Crime Records Bureau on October 28, 2021 show that 10,677 people related to agricultural sector committed suicide in the country during 2020. Among those who committed suicide were 5,579 farmers and 5,098 agricultural labourers. During 2019, 5957 farmers committed suicide, which is 5579 during 2020. These figures show a 6.35 per cent reduction[Read More…]

by 31/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India
‘Small Farmers, the Glory of the Nation’

‘Small Farmers, the Glory of the Nation’

The Prime Minister of the country Narendra Modi has given the slogan ‘Small farmers, the glory of the nation’. His slogan is quite accurate, as evidenced by a report by the United Nations. The report highlights the fact that family farming is the only way to ensure food security for the whole world and save the environment from pollution. The[Read More…]

by 18/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India