Topic: Agriculture Crisis
Seven leaders will represent farmer bodies’ conglomerate AIKSCC in Wednesday’s talks with Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agarwal.
Locust swarms from their spring-breeding habitats in East Africa and Iran-Pakistan may travel to India by early July. Experts also say breeding will take place during monsoon.
The underlying assumption in the Budget’s economic strategy is that the Indian economy appears to have bottomed out and is expected to pick up in 2020-21.
In the last 12 months alone, two poll-bound states, Karnataka and Rajasthan, have announced loan waivers, as have Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab.
This could be the first step in the right direction but it cannot solve all the farmers’ grievances,
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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who made more money on the stock market than almost anyone else, was sure 2 decades ago that India & its stock market were going to boom.
Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.
The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms
The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.