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Jan 17, 2019
BJP wants expansionary economic policy ahead of general election: Modi govt plans to keep fiscal deficit to 3.3%, say sourcesNarendra Modi's BJP government at the Centre is in favour of an expansionary economic policy and does not consider the government’s plan to keep the fiscal deficit to 3.3 percent of GDP as “sacrosanct”.
Jan 11, 2019
Farm loan waivers against economic principles, cannot effectively address agrarian distress: ADB India chiefYokoyama also advocated for direct transfer of funds to targeted beneficiaries as it would cut down leakages.
Dec 28, 2018
Indian economy in 2018 has seen its heroes and villains: What does 2019 hold for us?Banking sector mess continued to dominate the Indian economy in 2018. At least eleven public sector banks continue to be under the prompt corrective action plan of the RBI
Dec 12, 2018
Chhattisgarh election results prove Rahul Gandhi's campaign resonated on ground, gives Congress 2019 modelSeeing the results of the Chhattisgarh elections, the state may well have given the Congress its campaign model for the 2019 polls.
Nov 30, 2018
'Farmers have realised only agitation, not reasoning will lead to action': MS Swaminathan extends support to marchProfessor MS Swaminathan, better known as the 'Father of the Green Revolution', spoke in support of the Kisan Mukti March (farmers' freedom march) in Delhi on Friday.
Nov 14, 2018
Food inflation is falling sharply: Good news for urban consumers but not for poor farmers; shows MSP pill hasn’t worked yetThe situation is particularly bad for debt-ridden small farmers with tiny landholdings.
Oct 03, 2018
Kisan Kranti Yatra: Low income major cause of agrarian distress, but is higher MSP solution to farmers' woes?The low income and income disparity are a major cause of the agrarian distress, leading to farmers’ suicides and youngsters leaving farming.
Aug 12, 2018
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Govt expands scope of scheme; each member of farmer's family now to get benefitThe Maharashtra government has expanded the scope of the loan waiver scheme by extending the benefits to every member of the farmer's family.
Jul 22, 2018
Scientists develop a wearable patch which can control stress in humansClinical tests that measure cortisol, which rises and falls naturally throughout the day.
Jul 05, 2018
MSP for Kharif crops: Narendra Modi government's claim of 50% margin is an eyewash; devil lies in detailsWednesday's hike in the MSP for Kharif crops isn't a first. It’s just that previously it wasn’t marketed as well as the Modi government did.