Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Pm Kisan
West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Letters heat up Bengal farm tussle

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday brought to the public domain two letters sent from the chief minister to Union agriculture and health ministers on September 9, stating Bengal’s conditi...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Sops for farmers and traders

The Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced pension plans for small and marginal farmers and small shopkeepers and said all landholding farmers would receive the Rs 6,000 annual income sup...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.02.20

Kashmir's identity was buried on January 19, 1990: Modi

Kashmir's identity was buried on January 19, 1990, when Kashmiri Pandits started leaving the Valley due to militancy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, slamming former Jammu and Kashmir c...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

PM Kisan scheme's rationale remains an enigma

Vidarbha was decked in an exquisite white cotton harvest this winter when I visited. I was there to learn about the rural credit situation. Countering agrarian distress requires more than just providi...
By Neetisha Besra in

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.19

BJP feels safer by reinforcing chauvinism

If the Bharatiya Janata Party were not so desperate to pose as India’s only patriots, it might have accused the Congress of stealing its clothes once again. It did so with some justification on the ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

North East  /  Published 18.05.20

Sarbananda Sonowal orders PM-KISAN scheme inquiry

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday ordered an inquiry into the allegations of irregularities in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme.Sonowal has als...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 03.02.19

Modi predicts return, sadhus call for ouster

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an emphatic prediction of a second term for himself, pledging to inaugurate the projects for which he laid the foundation stones in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.The Pr...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.19

Will the Budget really benefit farmers?

Everyone expected the Narendra Modi government to do something big — or at least promise something big — before the general elections. Everyone also sensed that it would be something to do with fa...
By Jayati Ghosh in

Business  /  Published 22.10.19

Funds prop for rural schemes

Rural development schemes are likely to get more funds than allotted in the budget to boost consumption growth, which has fallen to a seven-year low in the villages. The Narendra Modi-government plans...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.02.19

Odisha rolls out raths in battle for tillers’ hearts

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has rolled out 150 vehicles that will visit all panchayats to publicise the state’s scheme for farmers, upping the battle with the Centre’s assistance for till...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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