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Rabi - Total results - 30
Dec 31, 2016
Modi speech: Farmers' fitting reply to critics as rabi sowing up, claims PM; announces sopsRabi sowing is up by 6 per cent when compared to last year, claimed PM
Dec 22, 2016
Demonetisation: Concerns on farm output minimal, but rural demand may feel the heat amid cash crunchThe demonetisation scheme has affected agriculture and linked activities not just in terms of affecting output at the margin, but also lowering potential income as this sector is almost fully cash driven
Dec 01, 2016
GDP: Expect bigger shock from note ban; PM Modi needs an exigency planIt is time for PM Modi himself to take the lead to minimise the damage caused by one of the boldest reform measures initiated by him, the intention of which isn’t doubted even by his political opponents
Nov 23, 2016
Demonetisation: Debit card charges dropped, farmers to get easier cash accessThe government has allowed Nabard to disburse Rs 21,000 crore through cooperative banks to farmers
Nov 23, 2016
Demonetisation: Small businesses struggle due to cash crunch; digitisation can't happen overnightThe small businesses are in a frenzy as the vendors aren't accepting old currency and new currency is scarce as it is rationed.
Nov 22, 2016
Demonetisation: Modi must act soon or historic move will become ‘historic blunder’What the government shouldn’t miss here is the point that there is a large economic consequence of the current cash crunch, if it prolongs beyond this point
Nov 21, 2016
Demonetisation: Ahead of Rabi season, Modi govt allows farmers to buy seeds with old currencyWith Rabi sowing season at its peak, demonetisation induced cash crunch has hit the farmers ability to purchase fertilisers and seeds.
Nov 13, 2016
Curbing stray dog menace: Animal welfare board's approach deeply flawed, unscientific and unsavouryIndia reports the highest number of the world’s human rabies deaths according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). It is both shocking and shameful that this figure that has changed little in the last couple of decades. As in other rabies endemic countries, the WHO identifies the largest reservoir of rabies in India as the dog population.
Oct 23, 2016
Open letter to a stray dog: We have done more harm than good to your breed, and other animalsWrites equal rights activist Harish Iyer on the culling of stray dogs: "Killing is never the answer, and witnessing something as horrible as culling of a bleeding, screaming, crying sentient being leaves a horrible dent in the minds of people who perpetuate it and also those who witness it."
Oct 19, 2016
Monsoon ends with food output of 270 million tonnes; 91 reservoirs show 25% increase in storageWith the southwest monsoon officially withdrawing this week, water available in 91 reservoirs nationwide is 25 percent more than the amount available in October 2015, according to Central Water Commission data, except in Karnataka and Gujarat, which face more than 20 percent deficit in seasonal rainfall.