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India's elders can change their reality - Part 2

All Indians Matter

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Sailesh Mishra is a highly regarded social activist working for the welfare of senior citizens and is part of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment’s working group formulating a national policy for elders. More than 71% of senior citizens in India say they face harassment or humiliation by their own family members, relatives or children. An equal number say cases of abuse and neglect have risen during the lockdown and 69% felt their lives have been impacted adversely by the lockdown in ways such as being forced to live in isolation. Sailesh Mishra is a highly regarded social activist working for the welfare of senior citizens and who's part of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment’s working group formulating a national policy for elders. He speaks to All Indians Matter about the neglect and abuse of elders, how they can prevent and deal with it, the role of society and the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on them. You can reach Ashraf Engineer at: editor@allindiansmatter.in. He is also active on social media: Twitter: @allindianscount Instagram: @allindiansmatter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/All-Indians-Matter-116123149932432

Why India’s agriculture sector is in perpetual crisis - Part 2

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What has held back India's agriculture sector over the decades? “Until the problems of rural India are resolved, the aspirations of urban India will never be fulfilled.” Barun Mitra, respected policy expert, multiple award winner and libertarian, works extensively with farmers at the grassroots level. He details why India’s agriculture sector has never achieved its true potential, dispels drawing-room-conversation myths like the sector is pampered and explains how one policy disaster after another – demonetisation being the most recent – have crushed the Indian farmer. You can reach Ashraf Engineer at: editor@allindiansmatter.in. He is also active on social media: Twitter: @allindianscount Instagram: @allindiansmatter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/All-Indians-Matter-116123149932432

Why India’s agriculture sector is in perpetual crisis - Part 1

All Indians Matter

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Why has Indian agriculture never achieved its full potential? We try to understand with noted policy expert Barun Mitra. “Until the problems of rural India are resolved, the aspirations of urban India will never be fulfilled.” Barun Mitra, respected policy expert, multiple award winner and libertarian, works extensively with farmers at the grassroots level. He details why India’s agriculture sector has never achieved its true potential, dispels drawing-room-conversation myths like the sector is pampered and explains how one policy disaster after another – demonetisation being the most recent – have crushed the Indian farmer. You can reach Ashraf Engineer at: editor@allindiansmatter.in. He is also active on social media: Twitter: @allindianscount Instagram: @allindiansmatter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/All-Indians-Matter-116123149932432

Why India urgently needs police reforms

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India needs police reforms now. Unless that happens, your democratic rights and even the economic progress of the country are in peril. What happened after the Hathras gangrape victim died is a blot on the police. As her body was hurriedly cremated without her family’s consent, the conduct of the police across the country in recent times – whether it’s the slapping of terror or sedition laws against peaceful protestors or extra-judicial killings or custodial deaths – was under the microscope again. India needs police reforms now. Unless that happens, your democratic rights and even the economic progress of the country are in peril. You can reach Ashraf Engineer at: editor@allindiansmatter.in. He is also active on social media: Twitter: @allindianscount Instagram: @allindiansmatter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/All-Indians-Matter-116123149932432