India  /  Published 30.11.18

Farmers' podium becomes Opposition stage

The farmers’ march, which ended on Friday evening without yielding anything concrete for the protesting agriculturists, became a stage for Opposition leaders to band together in the capital and crit...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.03.19

Budget sop jacks up borrowing

Gross government borrowing in the first half of 2019-20 is expected to shoot up 57 per cent compared with a year ago as the Narendra Modi-government copes with higher debt pressure even as it seeks fu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.03.19

Soft loan for ethanol

The government on Thursday announced an additional soft loan of Rs 12,900 crore for sugar mills to create ethanol capacity under a recently launched scheme. In addition, the government said a separate...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.01.20

Assam farmers follow safe-stubble policy

Stubble is not a threat to the environment in Assam as the farmers of the state here sell the crop-waste from their paddy fields instead of burning it.Hundreds acres of paddy fields from Dhola to Sadi...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.19

Agriculture market: a bitter harvest

The Centre has announced the initiation of inter-state trade in agricultural commodities through the eNAM portal. It also legislated the Model Agricultural Produce and Livestock Marketing (Promotion a...
By Nilesh Jain in

North East  /  Published 27.06.19

How’s the weather? Ask Tinsukia teacher

Chinmay Chetia, a science teacher and headmaster in-charge of N. Them Middle English School under Margherita sub-division of Tinsukia district, has established a weather monitoring station, to encoura...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Business  /  Published 20.06.19

Farm pledge triggers deficit fear

President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech to the joint session of the two houses of Parliament on Thursday has provided some pointers to the budget that will be unveiled on July 5. The President spoke of a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.06.19

PM meets with party chiefs

Chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invited heads of all parties to a meeting on June 19 to discuss the 'one nati...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

How should Masterchef address drought

Sir — Australia will have to import wheat for the first time in more than a decade owing to severe drought. One wonders how this will affect the bountiful pantry of MasterChef Australia. The show ha...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 23.05.19

Trump sending another $16 billion to ailing farmers

President Donald Trump is delivering another $16 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade policies, an effort to relieve the economic pain among his supporters in rural America.US Agriculture Secre...
By AP in Washington


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