Farming in India: Anger continues a year after reforms


It's been one year since a series of agriculture bills were rushed through India's parliament. The reforms were meant to empower farmers but instead sparked protest. The government was accused of a lack of transparency and of putting millions of peoples' livelihoods in jeopardy. While the laws have been suspended, talks between unions and officials have stalled. Our correspondents Thomas Denis, Adil Bhat, Edward Haywood and Sreya Banerjee report.


Meanwhile, the downfall of one of China's top real estate developers has sent a shiver through the global economy. Evergrande has been brought low by a liquidity crisis, unable to come up with enough cash to pay the interest on its massive debt pile. So how did we get here, and what could the fallout be for the global economy? Bryan Quinn joins us from our business desk to explain.

Finally, Thailand's largest floating solar plant was recently connected to the grid. It spans 121 hectares, but the company says the plant will have a minimal negative effect on the lake's flora and fauna. We take a closer look.

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