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Feb 01, 2018
FM Arun Jaitley unveils Budget aiming stronger economic growth ahead of 2019 electionsIndia’s government began unveiling its 2018-19 federal budget aiming for stronger economic growth to win over voters ahead of a national election next year
Jan 29, 2018
Budget 2018: Narendra Modi govt will try to woo back rural voters, small businesses ahead of crucial pollsBudget proposals are a closely guarded secret, but a finance ministry official with direct knowledge of the discussions said: “The government’s top priority is to create jobs and boost growth.”
Dec 28, 2017
Budget 2018: With more agriculture states poll bound, expect more farm-focussed steps this yearThe widening farm distress is evident not just from what farmers’ representatives said, but also from increasing riots due to agrarian crisis
Dec 21, 2017
Budget 2018 likely to focus on rural areas after Narendra Modi's narrow home-state victory | ReutersPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s government won an election in his home state of Gujarat this week, but only just as it faced discontent fuelled by falling farm incomes and a lack of jobs.
Nov 10, 2017
Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issueThe demonetisation was announced at a time when the farmers had just harvested or were about to harvest with an expectation of returns that would also allow a better rabi season, compared with 2015-16
Sep 22, 2017
Farmers plan mega protest: Making right noises not enough, agriculture needs renewed focus by govtGovernment needs to ensure price support for farmers in case of glut, outside of MSP
May 08, 2017
NITI Aayog's Bibek Debroy wants all production subsidies to be scrappedDebroy said even on the consumption side, subsidies should only be given to "unambiguously targeted individual prospects".
May 01, 2017
BJP's refusal to tax rich farmers shows party lacks courage to rise over vote bank politics a la CongressThe BJP which came to power on the pretext of nationalism and often dissed Congress for its vote bank politics unfortunately also lacks the courage to upset the rich farmers who control the vote bank
Apr 28, 2017
States need to distinguish between rich and poor farmers: CEA Arvind SubramanianA controversy erupted after NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy suggested that the agricultural income should be taxed.
Nov 16, 2015
Why higher govt spending is crucial to contain rural distressIf PM Modi doesn't act fast enough, the farm distress is likely to prove to be his Achilles heel.