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A half-hearted push

Sushil Manav CONVENTIONALLY, crop diversification refers to farming wherein farmers cultivate a variety of crops and undertake enterprises on their farms. Household food and income security were once the basic objectives of agricultural diversification. In…

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No room for complacency

Vishav Bharti THE relevance of the time-tested wheat-paddy cropping pattern has come under scrutiny during the ongoing debate over the new farm laws. Experts who has been following and participating in debates on crop diversification…


Theatre in your lounge

Neha Kirpal By its very nature, theatre is live. But as coronavirus turned the world upside down, the rules changed for everything under the sun. In theatre, the interaction between actors and audience is irreplaceable,…


Star from our cultural sky

Sarika Sharma India was at war with China in 1962 and, along with several other Leftist leaders, Tera Singh Chan was jailed over the suspicion that his sympathies lay with the Communist neighbour. At the…


Rhyme & cause

Singer Rabbi Shergill reflects on Punjabi music — the hits, the flops, what it represents, what it could & should Punjab has been a difficult place for me. I don’t live in it but feel…