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Modi govt 2.0 sets sights on making India USD 5 trillion economy

Government spelt out its key priorities in the budget which was focused for making India a USD 5 trillion economy.

21 Jul 2019 5:10 PM

CM Adityanath visits Sonbhadra shooting survivors day after Priyanka Gandhi met them

Till now, 24 people have been arrested for the mass murder. A total of 78 people have been charged, including Yagya Dutt and his brother.

21 Jul 2019 2:45 PM

Chief ministers' panel on agri favours linking Finance Commission grants with reforms

The next meeting of the committee will be on August 16.

19 Jul 2019 9:22 AM

Govt plans to tweak PMFBY; to make crop insurance voluntary to all farmers

Among key changes, the ministry has suggested making the scheme voluntary to all farmers including loanee farmers.

15 Jul 2019 5:50 PM

Budget 2019: Govt raises budget allocation to agri ministry by 78 pc in FY'20

PM-KISAN aims to give Rs 6,000 annually in three equal installments to 12.6 crore small and marginal farmers.

05 Jul 2019 4:58 PM


Economic Survey: Govt calls for new policies to improve water efficiency in farm sector

The agriculture sector had investment rate much less than half of that of services and industry sectors.

04 Jul 2019 3:23 PM

TRS unhappy on KCR's non-inclusion in committee of CM's on agriculture

Central Government had on July 1 appointed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as the convener of the high-powered committee.

03 Jul 2019 9:10 PM

K'taka farmers’ protest enters 11th day, agitators block Bengaluru-Mysuru highway

The CWMA had asked Karnataka to release 9.19 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) to lower riparian states for the month of June.

03 Jul 2019 4:02 PM

Sumalatha pleads lawmakers, government to save 'Annadatas'

Mandya MP Sumalatha highlighted the issues of water crisis and drought condition in Mandya.

02 Jul 2019 2:48 PM

Food processing can help farmers

India produces large amounts of fruits, which is much more than what we consume.

30 Jun 2019 6:51 AM


Farmers in K’taka hold protest during Kumaraswamy's 'Janatha Darshan' program

Earlier in the day, farmers also protested in front of a bank in Mandya after it apparently announced the auctioning of pledged jewellery.

28 Jun 2019 8:54 AM

'Nothing in our hands': Irrigation Minister as K'taka farmers' strike enters day 5

Farmers in Mandya have been demanding diversion of Cauvery and Hemavati waters to their canals in order to save their produce.

25 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

610 suicide cases in 2019: Government

He said that 610 farmers committed suicide between January and March this year.

22 Jun 2019 6:01 AM

Amitabh Bachchan clears outstanding loan of 2,100 farmers from Bihar

The 76-year-old actor took to his personal blog to share the news.

12 Jun 2019 3:33 PM

UP govt terrorising journalists, farmers: Priyanka slams Yogi over Prashant’s arrest

Her statement came after Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police.

11 Jun 2019 3:31 PM


No respite from heat as Delhi to sizzles at 46 degree Celsius

However, the weather forecasting agency predicted that tomorrow (June 12), the capital will be hit by thunderstorm or dust storm.

11 Jun 2019 10:44 AM

Ficci hails govt's decision to extend PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers

The revised scheme will now cover 2 crore more farmers increasing the coverage to around 14.5 crore beneficiaries.

02 Jun 2019 9:51 AM

Bonanza for farmers: New govt extends PM-KISAN, announces pension scheme

The pension scheme will ensure social security to poor and small farmers.

01 Jun 2019 11:15 AM

Agriculture, SME sectors govt’s top priority

The BJP had also promised to start a scheme on the lines of Kisan Credit Cards for merchants, who will be given merchant credit cards.

27 May 2019 4:07 AM

India hikes wheat import duty to support local farmers

The hike in duty is likely to make imports of wheat unviable for flour mills even after recent declines in global prices

27 Apr 2019 1:02 PM