Green Revolution architect M.S. Swaminathan talks about the crisis in Indian agriculture

Unfortunately, all policies today are related to corporate powers. What about food security and 50 crore farmers?   First published in The Hindu dated August 16, 2017  It is 11 years since agronomist M.S. Swaminathan handed over his recommendations for improving the state of agriculture in India to the former United Progressive Alliance government, atContinue reading “Green Revolution architect M.S. Swaminathan talks about the crisis in Indian agriculture”

Leslee Udwin speaks on the ban on ‘India’s Daughter’, her documentary on rape

By filming the rapist and getting him to speak his mind, the documentary aims to reveal to us the mindset of the rapist and what got him to behave this way.   First published in The Hindu dated August 13, 2016 Leslee Udwin , award-winning filmmaker and producer of the documentary, India’s Daughter, spoke to VIDYA VENKAT about the hypocrisyContinue reading “Leslee Udwin speaks on the ban on ‘India’s Daughter’, her documentary on rape”