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Budget 2014: Is it the beginning of de-Nehru-fication of government?

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Is it the beginning of de-Nehru-fication of government?

Arun Jaitley's budget looks set to start the process of the de-Nehru-fication of government schemes. Thus new schemes will be named after BJP and non-Congress icons - Sardar Patel, Madan Mohan Malaviya. #Economy #GDP #BJP #Narendra Modi #Agriculture #Arun Jaitley #farmer #Growth #Nehru #PSU #Budget2014 #vallabhai patel #madan mohan malviya
Economic Survey: Modi govt makes right noises; Budget 2014 will test its sincerity

Jul 10, 2014

Economic Survey: Modi govt makes right noises; Budget 2014 will test its sincerity

Most surveys since the mid-nineties have adopted a rather reformist tone, pitching for labour market reforms, fiscal consolidation. Most governments, have not implemented these suggestions. This time could be different #Inflation #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #farmers #fiscal consolidation #Economic Survey #Budget 2014 #Budget2014 #Union budget 2014
Governor Narasimhan lays out Telangana development agenda in speech

Jun 11, 2014

Governor Narasimhan lays out Telangana development agenda in speech

The government said it is determined to extend Rs 10 lakh monetary assistance to bereaved families of those who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Telangana. #India #Development #NewsTracker #Government #Telangana #farmers #minorities #poor #ESL Narasimhan #K Chandrashekhar Rao #industrial development #Welfare measure #agenda
Punjab govt to work out policy on farmers' suicides

Jun 04, 2014

Punjab govt to work out policy on farmers' suicides

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday approved the constitution of a committee to formulate a comprehensive policy on farmers' suicides in Punjab. #India #Punjab #NewsTracker #Parkash Singh Badal #Farmer suicide
Crop loss in hailstorm-hit Baramati: Compensation paid to Pawar kin

May 27, 2014

Crop loss in hailstorm-hit Baramati: Compensation paid to Pawar kin

The tehsildar's office of Baramati has credited Rs 13,050 and Rs 30,000 into accounts of Ajit PAwar's mother Ashatai and brother Srinivas. #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Ajit Pawar #Supriya Sule #Baramati #Drought #Farmer suicides #natural calamity #hailstorm #western Maharashtra

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 27, 2014

A champagne career for Welk Resort Group's president

The gig: Jon Fredricks, 51, is president of the Welk Resort Group, part of the business empire built by his grandfather, bandleader Lawrence Welk, a North Dakota farmer's son with a fourth-grade education. Welk, who died in 1992, is best known for wh... #North Dakota #Lawrence Welk
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 26, 2014

Aspiring farmers get a plot of land and mentoring on agriculture incubators across the US

Dozens of incubator farms are springing up around the country to nurture the next generation of agricultural entrepreneurs... #North Dakota #Lawrence Welk
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 26, 2014

Farmers drilling deeper for water as drought drags on

On a dusty clearing between a fallow wheat field and wilting orange groves, Steve Arthur's crew of two mud-splattered well drillers worked furiously to deliver a lifeline to another despondent farmer... #North Dakota #Lawrence Welk
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