Articles by: Vikas Parashram Meshram

Budget is a golden age for corporates but a mirage for farmers, Dalit, tribals

Budget is a golden age for corporates but a mirage for farmers, Dalit, tribals

In the budget presented on February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that this budget has ushered in an amrit kal period , but for Dalits, tribals and farmers, this budgetary amrit period is a mirage and there is no way to face the challenges like inflation and unemployment in the budget. This budget has once again confirmed that the[Read More…]

by 06/02/2023 Comments are Disabled India
Why are whole grains important?

Why are whole grains important?

The Green Revolution greatly increased the country’s food production; But due to this, the farmers started to turn more towards cash crops than conventional crops. For the last few years, the farmers have been greatly affected by the global climate change. In the name of ‘modern lifestyle’, the dietary habits of many people have changed. It is very important to[Read More…]

by 28/01/2023 Comments are Disabled India
“Survival of the Richest” widens the gap between the rich and the poor

“Survival of the Richest” widens the gap between the rich and the poor

The terrible reality of the widening gap between the rich and the poor has been presented by the famous organization ‘Oxfam’ in its report. However, now a situation like ‘Survival of the Richest’ has arisen in India. The rich are getting richer while poverty is increasing day by day. Only 21 billionaires in the country have more wealth than 70[Read More…]

by 22/01/2023 Comments are Disabled India
Need to adopt practical alternative ways to double farmer’s income

Need to adopt practical alternative ways to double farmer’s income

The performance of the country’s agriculture sector in the economy and the life of the common farmers are becoming difficult day by day. As much as the economy has changed in the last thirty years after the implementation of new economic policies, the agriculture sector does not seem to have had a positive impact. In that, there is a lot[Read More…]

by 17/01/2023 Comments are Disabled India
Assault on democracy in Brazil

Assault on democracy in Brazil

Supporters of Brazil’s right-wing leader, former President Jair Bolsonaro, could not digest the change of power in the country. As a result, just one week after veteran leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in as the forty-ninth president, violent protests erupted in the streets of the nation’s capital, Brasilia. Protesters barged into Parliament, the Supreme Court, and the[Read More…]

by 13/01/2023 Comments are Disabled World
‘Fractured Freedom’ and Freedom of Expression

‘Fractured Freedom’ and Freedom of Expression

The book ‘Fractured Freedom’ is an autobiography of Kobad Gandhi’s difficult journey so far. This is the story of his wife Anuradha and Kobad Gandhi’s life so far. Working for the underprivileged, marginalized. From the book, it is understood that the aim of his life is to promote more human values, social justice should reach the grassroots of the society.[Read More…]

by 23/12/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Growing malnutrition is a Big challenge

Growing malnutrition is a Big challenge

India is the second largest food producing country in the world and we are number one in the production of milk, pulses, rice, fish, vegetables and wheat. Despite this, a large population of the country is a victim of malnutrition. According to the United Nations’ report ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022’, people’s struggle with[Read More…]

by 17/12/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Reservation is not a poverty alleviation program but a weapon of social justice

Reservation is not a poverty alleviation program but a weapon of social justice

A lot has been written on the split decision of the Constitution Bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court upholding reservation for economically weaker sections, need not be repeated. Only one thing needs to be highlighted that there was no division in the constitution bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court regarding economic reservation. A five-judge bench agreed that reservation should be[Read More…]

by 13/12/2022 Comments are Disabled India
The initiative of the Vaagdhara organization to preserve coarse grains

The initiative of the Vaagdhara organization to preserve coarse grains

The world today is facing a big challenge like the food crisis due to Covid, the climate crisis, the Ukraine war, etc. In such a situation, there is a need to promote the cultivation and consumption of millet to ensure food security. Millet is such a super food, which is a traditional nutritious and low-cost alternative to deal with the[Read More…]

by 29/11/2022 Comments are Disabled Counter Solutions
Person-centered elections are dangerous for democracy.

Person-centered elections are dangerous for democracy.

It is natural for all common people to wonder when the Prime Minister gets time to work because the Prime Minister has to sit in the office and dispose of the files, it takes time, but since last one year he has been busy with election campaigning. Voting has already been held in Himachal Pradesh, now voting will be held[Read More…]

by 26/11/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Rising child labor problem is a hindrance in the development of the country

Rising child labor problem is a hindrance in the development of the country

Despite India’s economic development in all sectors, growing poverty is a major problem with one-third of India’s population living below the poverty line. Poverty’s low standard of living, low income and lack of employment leave poor families with no choice but to employ their children instead of teaching them. Children are not only the present but also the future of[Read More…]

by 20/11/2022 Comments are Disabled India
The ban on the Sedition Act will remain in place for the time being

The ban on the Sedition Act will remain in place for the time being

The ban on the Sedition Act will remain in place for the time being. The Supreme Court has accepted the central government’s request to postpone the hearing in this case. The central government has said that it will do something about this issue in the winter session of Parliament. That means there may be some changes. In such a situation,[Read More…]

by 06/11/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Solving the problem of hunger and unemployment should be given priority

Solving the problem of hunger and unemployment should be given priority

The recent statement of our finance minister regarding the dollar and the rupee gives some indication of the same. In this statement given in New York, she said that the value of the rupee has not decreased, the position of the dollar has strengthened. Depreciation of rupee or appreciation of dollar means the same thing. It is true that the[Read More…]

by 25/10/2022 Comments are Disabled India
India ranks Shamefully in World Hunger Index, 107th out of 121 countries

India ranks Shamefully in World Hunger Index, 107th out of 121 countries

Our country, which aspires to be a global leader, is currently suffering from hunger in such a way that even in the 2022 Global Hunger Index, it ranks worse than neighboring countries Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. In the report released on the ranking of 121 countries, India is at 107th position, while neighboring Pakistan is at 99th position.[Read More…]

by 17/10/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Remembering Ram Manohar Lohia on his death anniversary

Remembering Ram Manohar Lohia on his death anniversary

Socialist thinker Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, whose death anniversary is today, often used to say that the life force of true democracy lies in the reversal of governments. He did not make any effort till his last breath for this reversal, which was considered ‘impossible’ in those days of Congress domination. His uneasiness towards these efforts was such that even[Read More…]

by 12/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Remembering Habib Tanvir on his birth centenary year

Remembering Habib Tanvir on his birth centenary year

This is the birth centenary year of renowned playwright, director, actor Habib Tanvir. He was born on 1 September 1923 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Habib Tanvir’s father Hafiz Ahmed Khan was a resident of Peshawar (Pakistan). Habib Tanveer completed his schooling in Raipur. After this he graduated from Nagpur University in 1944 and MA from Aligarh Muslim University. After that he[Read More…]

by 01/09/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Gudiya (name changed) at her house, eating plain rice form a plate, sharing it with her sisters- Photo Courtsey - Sachin Kumar Jain

India’s position on the World Hunger Index has fallen and malnutrition and unemployment rising

India is the second largest food producing country in the world and ranks first in the production of milk, pulses, rice, fish, vegetables and wheat. Despite this, a large population of the country is suffering from malnutrition. According to the United Nations’ ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022’ report, people’s struggle for survival has increased[Read More…]

by 14/08/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Historic Supreme Court decision on sedition law

Historic Supreme Court decision on sedition law

In the Supreme Court today, a bench headed by the present Chief Justice NV Ramana heard that four former Chief Justices J.S. Against the backdrop of the tenure of Khehar, Deepak Mishra, Ranjan Gogoi and SA Bobade, a historic verdict has been passed that a law of treason should be enacted. Will not be used until reconsidered. Should go The[Read More…]

by 12/05/2022 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Bhima Koregaon is a battle of self esteem and social change ….

Bhima Koregaon is a battle of self esteem and social change ….

In India, there is a saying that ’56 like you have seen’. This saying is formed from historical events and the background of this saying is also formed from the historical battle of Bhima Koregaon When only 500 Mahar soldiers had crushed 28,000 Peshwa soldiers. To understand the historical significance of Bhima Koregaon, one must first understand the Peshwa. The[Read More…]

by 01/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Decreasing farm size and increasing hunger

Decreasing farm size and increasing hunger

Although the farmers have returned home after the Modi government withdrew three agriculture laws, seriously considering the very foundation of India’s economic policy, the crisis is so deep that providing food from agriculture to the country’s growing population is not a new challenge. It is a great tragedy that after independence the country could not become self-sufficient in food. Today,[Read More…]

by 22/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Indian media is a slave to the ruling class

Indian media is a slave to the ruling class

The job of the electronic media should be to make people aware, but due to TRP, news channels nowadays prefer to present any news in a sensational way and this is a worrying situation. Looking at the news circulating in Indian newspapers and electronic channels, it is not difficult to understand that now the main concern for the information media[Read More…]

by 18/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Farmer Suicides Big Crisis on Indian Agriculture …

Farmer Suicides Big Crisis on Indian Agriculture …

It is also important to know the history of farmer suicide. And it would be logical to know that in the context of the state of Maharashtra. In 1990, The Hindu, an English language newspaper, published a report on rural affairs. Sainath regularly reported farmer suicides. Initially, the reports came from Maharashtra and soon after, news of suicides started coming[Read More…]

by 17/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
All three agricultural laws were repealed and elections were held

All three agricultural laws were repealed and elections were held

The government has decided to repeal all the three agricultural laws. The government will also have to clarify its role regarding MSP. This is a great achievement of an unprecedented peaceful movement. On this decision of the government, Rakesh Tikait has said that the agitation will not be withdrawn immediately, let’s wait for the day when the agricultural laws will[Read More…]

by 20/11/2021 Comments are Disabled India
India’s declining position in the global hunger index and growing hunger due to lack of nutritious food …

India’s declining position in the global hunger index and growing hunger due to lack of nutritious food …

 Nutritious food is considered essential for a healthy life, but 300 million people, or 40 percent of the world’s population, do not have enough money to eat nutritious food.  This is stated in a report released at the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021 held in Rome from 26 to 28 July.  The report was jointly released by Food Price[Read More…]

by 18/10/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Karnan: A cinematic resistance to caste system

Karnan: A cinematic resistance to caste system

Southern superstar Dhanush’s Tamil film ‘Karnan’ has been released on OTT platform on Amazon Prime Video. The film had earlier been released in cinemas. The film, which was screened in Corona, is getting huge response from the audience. The most interesting thing is that breaking the linguistic wall, the film is being favored from south to north. This has been[Read More…]

by 12/09/2021 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
Avtar Singh Pash …. the most dangerous is the death of your dreams …

Avtar Singh Pash …. the most dangerous is the death of your dreams …

The death of dreams was considered the most dangerous. Avtar Singh Sandhu ‘Pash’ was a supporter of expressed socio-political freedom. Pash is known as the poet who composed his revolutionary poems and questioned the system. Pash started writing poetry at an early age. By the time the Khalistani movement in Punjab reached its peak, he was opposed to the movement[Read More…]

by 10/09/2021 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
In India, the number of women farmers is steadily declining and the number of women agricultural laborers is increasing.

In India, the number of women farmers is steadily declining and the number of women agricultural laborers is increasing.

At present, there is a discussion of farmers’ movement all over the country.  The Supreme Court has constituted a four-member committee.  However, one of the members withdrew his name.  During the hearing of the case, the apex court directed the farmers’ lawyer A.P.  Singh said that women, children and old men of the movement should be sent home.  The women[Read More…]

by 27/08/2021 Comments are Disabled India
India is once again moving towards becoming a collective poor country

India is once again moving towards becoming a collective poor country

The latest figures released by the National Statistics Office for the financial year 2020-21 show that the Indian economy is in a slump. Between 2019-20 and 2020-21, India’s GDP lost Rs 10.56 lakh crore. This is a negative increase of -7.3 per cent. The demand-supply imbalance has led to a slowdown in the economy. In 2020-21, the per capita annual[Read More…]

by 26/08/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Malnutrition, child mortality a challenge

Malnutrition, child mortality a challenge

Efforts to prevent infant, child and maternal deaths across the country have proved futile. According to a recent report released by UNICEF, shocking information has come to the fore that six lakh children died in India in 2016. More dire is the fact that a quarter of the world’s infant deaths occur in our country, which has an infant mortality[Read More…]

by 26/08/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Valuing Democracy

Valuing Democracy

The security of democracy depends on our conscience and our adherence to democratic values! Replying to a question on the President’s address in the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proudly said that India is not only the largest democracy in the world, but also the oldest. They were mostly referring to the Licchavi Republic. The Licchavi Republic was established[Read More…]

by 24/08/2021 1 comment India
The ‘Sedition Act’: When it is done by the government, only ‘British Raj’ comes to mind!

The ‘Sedition Act’: When it is done by the government, only ‘British Raj’ comes to mind!

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court N.V. Ramana recently asked the Attorney General of the Central Government, “Is there a need for a law of ‘treason’ which reminds us of the remnants of colonialism after 75 years of independence?” According to the court, section 124 (a) of the Act is being grossly misused. The ‘Sedition Act’ was enacted by the[Read More…]

by 21/08/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Farm Laws: Small farmers will not benefit, one day they will have to sell their land

Farm Laws: Small farmers will not benefit, one day they will have to sell their land

Farmers have been protesting in Delhi for three-and-a-half months over three agricultural laws passed by Parliament. Farmers’ organizations say the laws are for the benefit of corporates. Once these laws are enacted, corporates will not only be able to easily purchase farm produce, but will also be able to enter into contracts as required and purchase and store the products[Read More…]

by 13/08/2021 Comments are Disabled India