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Probe against Chhagan Bhujbal should have been ordered earlier: Shiv Sena

Jun 18, 2015

Probe against Chhagan Bhujbal should have been ordered earlier: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Thursday said the new Maharashtra government should have ordered probe into NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal's "misdoings". #Politics #BJP #Sharad Pawar #TheySaidIt #Shiv Sena #Chhagan Bhujbal #Maharashtra CM #Maharashtra #NCP #irrigation scam #Devendra Fadnavis
Learn from 2014: How the Modi govt can tame rising food prices

Jun 10, 2015

Learn from 2014: How the Modi govt can tame rising food prices

While prices of food grains can be contained by releasing government stock into the open market, such a thing is not possible in case of vegetables, given their short shelf life. #Economy #Inflation #GDP #RBI #World Bank #Narendra Modi #Rice #Wheat #InMyOpinion #Agriculture #Monsoon #Kharif crop #IMD #Food Corporation of India #Irrigation #Food Stocks #CRISIL Research #Shanta Kumar committee
Maharashtra irrigation scam: NCP leader Ajit Pawar gets to answer ACB questions sitting at home

Jun 04, 2015

Maharashtra irrigation scam: NCP leader Ajit Pawar gets to answer ACB questions sitting at home

ACB in Maharashtra dropped the plan to summon Ajit Pawar in connection with the irrigation scam, allowing him to respond to questions in writing. #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Chhagan Bhujbal #Maharashtra CM #Maharashtra #Ajit Pawar #NCP #Vidarbha #Anti-Corruption Bureau #irrigation scam #Devendra Fadnavis #ACB
Skewed govt policies to declining yields: Do we really care about agriculture?

May 02, 2015

Skewed govt policies to declining yields: Do we really care about agriculture?

Instead of spreading limited resources available across the geography, the govt should be targeting the vulnerable regions to bring about a transformation #Rice #Wheat #Agriculture #green revolution #Irrigation #Loan waivers
Punjab farmers like makka in roti but not in fields: Here's how govt is changing it

Apr 14, 2015

Punjab farmers like makka in roti but not in fields: Here's how govt is changing it

The Punjab farm ministry has written to other states to amend their APMC laws so that processors and poultry breeders can buy maize directly from farmers #Rice #Wheat #minimum support price #Ashok Gulati #Monsanto #Irrigation #Maize #Water scarcity #corn #Punjab agriculture #Dupont Pioneer #Syngenta
PM backs Land Bill, says govt is working with 'good intention' to help farmers

Apr 04, 2015

PM backs Land Bill, says govt is working with 'good intention' to help farmers

Contending that he had lived among the farmers, Modi said he could understand their plight and was working with "good intention" to address their woes. #Politics #Economy #Black money #UPA #Congress #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #NDA #Land Acquisition Bill #Irrigation #Soil Health Card
Farmers suicides : At least 2,70, 940 farmers have ended their lives since 1995

Mar 31, 2015

Farmers suicides : At least 2,70, 940 farmers have ended their lives since 1995

Rising incidents of farmers' suicide in the country, particularly in Maharashtra's Vidarbha, are caused by multiple factors, said experts. #India #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #Book #Maharashtra #Vidarbha #Farmer suicides #Agrarian crisis #irrigation facilities
India employs satellite mapping for effective irrigation, boost crop yield

Mar 27, 2015

India employs satellite mapping for effective irrigation, boost crop yield

Union cabinet secretary Ajit Seth has urged wider use of remote sensing to benefit farmers, many of whom live a precarious existence on tiny plots of land. #Economy #India #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Agriculture #Monsoon #Irrigation #farming #Normalised Vegetation Difference Index #Soil Health Card
No irrigation data in Maha economic survey gives rise to speculation of BJP, NCP understanding

Mar 17, 2015

No irrigation data in Maha economic survey gives rise to speculation of BJP, NCP understanding

While the BJP had attacked the NCP before the Maharashtra assembly elections over the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam, the state government, led by the party, has not given any data on irrigation in its state economic survey report 2014-15, tabled in both the houses of legislature on Tuesday. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Ajit Pawar #NCP #irrigation scam
New solar-powered pump promises to end farmers' irrigation woes

Mar 11, 2015

New solar-powered pump promises to end farmers' irrigation woes

The farmers in the country can do away with their dependence on conventional forms of energy for operating pumps to water their fields as a private company has come up with a solar-energy operated pump. #ThisisNext #Environment #farmers #Irrigation #Solar-powered pump