SEZs continue to fail to perform

By Devinder Sharma|July 26, 2017   |0  Comments

Seven years later, the SEZ turned out to be a misplaced idea. According to an economic newspaper it was an idea long past its expiry date. Continue reading


While Indian farmers are forced to dump tomatoes in the streets, Indian food processing industry merrily imports cheaper tomato paste from China

By Devinder Sharma|July 26, 2017   |0  Comments

Most of the big brands of tomato ketchup and tomato puree are using imported paste and pulp from China. This is happening at a time when farmers are repeatedly being forced to throw tomatoes onto the streets for want of buyers. Continue reading


Importing food without shortfall only destroys farm livelihoods.

By Devinder Sharma|July 26, 2017   |0  Comments

There has hardly been a year in memory when farmers have not thrown potato on the streets in protest against low prices. And yet, the government has allowed import of potato for the first time ever. Continue reading