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Pramod Kumar

The writer is director, Institute for Development and Communication, Chandigarh

The farmers’ protest began a year ago. How has it lasted this long?
Wed, Jun 23, 2021

Pramod Kumar writes: The class which has ruled Punjab since the mid-’60s has joined this protest. With an abundance of human and material resources at its disposal, it can provide sustainability to the movement

Farmers’ protest questions reform that promotes efficiency of agriculture, not well-being of agriculturists
Tue, Dec 08, 2020

No doubt, with these laws, agricultural operations may become more efficient, but they threaten to lead to the marginalisation of the farmers. In other words, agriculture may flourish, but agriculturists could perish.

A spectre not yet laid to rest
Sat, Jun 23, 2018

Events of 1984 still scar the Punjab mindscape. A People’s Commission and a Peace Memorial are needed.

Back to the state
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

A lesson from Punjab: High-command politics is past its sell-by date.

A million journeys out of Punjab
Thu, Apr 26, 2007

Illegal emigration from Punjab is linked to a history of seeking opportunity and currently rising prosperity