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Is India’s farming sector a victim of scams?

Severe debts, annual droughts, and suicides have plagued the Indian farming community. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party’s 2014 manifesto promised to boost the farming sector, but a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) shows farm distress has only worsened in the last four years. Rising discontent resulted in 100,000 farmers marching upon Parliament […]