Agricultural Sector
India  /  Published 28.03.21

Modi: Modernizing agri sector need of the hour

Modernisation in the agriculture sector is the need of the hour as already a lot of time has been lost, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. In his monthly Mann Ki Baat programme, Modi also h...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.21

Hemant inaugurates agri fair

By Our Bureau in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 04.11.20

Indo-Israel vegetable centre in Assam

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday laid the foundation stone of a Rs 10.33 crore Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation at Khetri on the outskirts of Guw...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Monsoon ‘good sign’ for crops

India’s monsoon rainfall this season will be 102 per cent of the long-term average, skewed towards above normal, the national weather agency said on Monday, boosting expectations for good crop yield...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

Farm loans drying up would be disastrous

By The Editorial Board


Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Faith in market may backfire

Nirmala Sitharaman’s second budget came against the backdrop of a continuing slowdown of the economy. On Friday, the National Statistical Office had lowered the growth figures for 2018-19 by 0.7 per...
By Biswajit Dhar

Opinion  /  Published 12.06.19

Cash transfers are not enough

A new scheme, the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, was announced in the interim Union budget presented earlier this year. It was stated that under this scheme farmers holding up to two hectares of l...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Bengal abolishes agriculture check posts

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced abolition of 109 check posts, which were set up to levy taxes on agricultural produces entering a regulated market from the jurisdiction of another in an apparen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.19

Monumental failures in implementing MGNREGA

Rural distress, the crisis in the agricultural sector, drought in several states and an election year — everything that should spell high allocations and commitment to the Mahatma Gandhi National Ru...
By Nikhil Dey

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.19

The real reasons for economic inequality

Economic inequality in India has been increasing. According to some sources, India’s top 1 per cent now holds almost 35-60 per cent of the nation’s wealth, while the top 10 per cent holds almost 7...
By Rakesh Kumar


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