Opinion  /  Published 13.08.20

Days to remember: World Elephant Day

Sir — Many people wonder about the need for so many commemorative days — World Earth Day or Global Tiger Day, for instance — all through the year. However, going by the report by Wor...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Agri dept deliberates farm loan waivers

The state agriculture department has also begun efforts to roll out a Rs 2,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme, among the key announcements in the Jharkhand Budget presented by the Hemant Soren governme...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.20

Jharkhand vegetables going places

“The APMC will take care of all quality testing and protocols required for export through the private agency right from permission from the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Develop...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.20

Poor pickings: Soft loans for agriculture

The prime minister has announced, as part of continuing economic interventions to stimulate recovery from the recessionary trends, an agricultural infrastructure fund to the tune of one lakh crore spr...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.08.20

Funding unclear in PM scheme for farmers

The Prime Minister transferred Rs 17,000 crore directly into the bank accounts of 8.5 crore farmers under the PM Kisan scheme. With the latest transfer, the scheme has provided over Rs 90,000 crore t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Water as political capital in Bihar

Bihar goes to the hustings in a few months. The primary issue seems to be rural livelihoods. This is a significant achievement for Nitish Kumar. Although law and order, public infrastructure and socia...
By Somnath Bandyopadhyay in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.07.20

State push for PM Kisan Yojna

The state government has set an August 15 deadline to enrol over nine lakh farmers who are yet to sign up for the PM Kisan Yojana, a centrally sponsored income support scheme initiated in 2018, state ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.20

Bank auctions land on default

The Tamluk Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank, armed with a high court order, on Wednesday auctioned off a parcel of land belonging to a businessman and his wife as the couple had defa...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 27.06.20

Bihar on high alert as locust swarms arrive

The Bihar government has sounded a high alert after locust swarms started arriving in some districts along the border with Uttar Pradesh. The state agriculture department conducted operations in Kaim...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Ordinance passed under 'One Nation, One Agri Market'

Paving the way for 'One Nation, One Agri Market' for farmers, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to allow barrier-free trade in agriculture produce outside the notified APMC mandis.T...
By PTI in New Delhi


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