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Jun 21, 2017
NCAER ups FY'18 GDP growth to 7.6% on normal monsoonIn its quarterly review of the economy, NCAER said prospects for the agricultural sector in 2017-18 remain optimistic on forecast of good rains.
Jun 09, 2017
GST rollout will make foodgrains, milk, veggies up to 5% cheaper, says finance ministryThe government has exempted cereals, pulses, atta, maida and besan from the GST, which will be implemented from 1 July.
Jun 08, 2017
Madhya Pradesh farmer protest: Loan waivers are worst form of populism, they won't solve real issuesFarmers must be encouraged to grow crops that require less water like pulses and millets, which are more nutritional too. Instead, the government is incentivising rice and wheat cultivation, as it procures only these
Apr 25, 2017
Many LPG consumers back in subsidy net: Will Modi's call to give up food subsidies appeal to more Indians?Clearly, the “Give-it-up” appeal by PM Modi is slowly losing its charm – if prices rise further, more people could opt back for the subsidized cooking gas cylinder
Apr 25, 2017
LPG subsidy success: Modi govt's give-it-up campaign will now ask people to forego food subsidiesThe Union food ministry has asked all the state governments to work on the Give-It-Up campaign under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS)
Feb 09, 2017
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing foodgrains from ration shopsThe government said, subsidised foodgrains will not be sold to anyone not having Aadhaar after June 30.
Sep 22, 2016
Forget US Fed hike, expect RBI governor Urjit Patel’s first date with rate cut in DecemberMost economists and bond dealers expect the central bank not to tinker with its key rates on 4 October meeting and go for the next rate cut in December at the earliest. But, it is unlikely that US Federal reserve’s rate movements will dominate RBI’s rate cut plan then.
May 17, 2016
Delhi bypolls an indication of popular sentiment against AAP: Amrinder SinghCapt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that the ruling Akali Dal was deliberately trying to promote AAP with the hope of dividing anti-incumbency votes.
May 16, 2016
Foodgrain scam: Police stop protesting AAP workers from reaching Badal's homeOver 5,000 AAP workers protested outside Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's residence against the foodgrain scam on Monday.
Jan 20, 2016
Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTOThe food security issue is related to several developing nations which provide subsidised foodgrains to the poor.