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Lockdown impact: With no access to livelihood, small scale fisheries sector needs urgent relief measures from govt
Business

Lockdown impact: With no access to livelihood, small scale fisheries sector needs urgent relief measures from govt

The semi-organised to unorganised fisheries sector, particularly the small scale fishers are worst-hit in any national or global crisis.

Jobless growth: Focus on manufacturing instead of services would have spurred employment, reduced poverty
Business

Jobless growth: Focus on manufacturing instead of services would have spurred employment, reduced poverty

The rapid pace of growth of the services sector was driven due to the liberalisation of the economy in 1991 as outsourcing was found to be particularly lucrative by the developed economies

Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambition
Business

Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambition

Doubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.

Syndicate Bank's Rs 10,253-cr agri loans turn NPAs in last five fiscals: RTI reply
Business

Syndicate Bank's Rs 10,253-cr agri loans turn NPAs in last five fiscals: RTI reply

Noida-based engineer and RTI activist Amit Gupta had sought to know from the bank the amount of agriculture loans given to farmers till 2018 and how much of that had turned NPAs till last year.

Farm distress: Govt must restructure subsidy regime, invest more in rural infrastructure and agricultural research
Business

Farm distress: Govt must restructure subsidy regime, invest more in rural infrastructure and agricultural research

Speeding up overall economic growth will absorb the slack in the agricultural sector and push up farm wages.

India can play crucial role in reforming World Trade Organisation: FICCI President Rashesh Shah
India

India can play crucial role in reforming World Trade Organisation: FICCI President Rashesh Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday highlighted the need for carrying out reforms in the WTO at the G-20 summit in Argentina.

Rahul Gandhi says if corporate loans can be waived, why not for farmers too; but does one wrong justify another?
Business

Rahul Gandhi says if corporate loans can be waived, why not for farmers too; but does one wrong justify another?

On the issue of farmer distress, Rahul Gandhi’s speech was nothing but good politics and bad economics

Widows of Vidarbha highlights the lesser-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicide
Life

Widows of Vidarbha highlights the lesser-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicide

Instead of buckling under the grief of losing their husbands, the women in Widows of Vidarbha chose to shoulder their burdens and continue working on farms instead | #FirstCulture

Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's rural package is a leg-up to the farm economy
Business

Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's rural package is a leg-up to the farm economy

Union Budget 2018 focusses on strengthening the rural economy in all aspects including from farmers to the salaried class, cutting across the poor and middle class society

NCAER ups FY'18 GDP growth to 7.6% on normal monsoon
Business

NCAER ups FY'18 GDP growth to 7.6% on normal monsoon

In its quarterly review of the economy, NCAER said prospects for the agricultural sector in 2017-18 remain optimistic on forecast of good rains.

Modi, Rahul play 'kaun banega pro-poor' but both are clueless about real farmer issues
Politics

Modi, Rahul play 'kaun banega pro-poor' but both are clueless about real farmer issues

Perhaps the best example of how Rahul Gandhi continues to be clueless about issues he supposedly cares for was when he took his captive kisan audience to Australia where he had visited the world’s largest diamond mines.