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Aug 27, 2019
Jobless growth: Focus on manufacturing instead of services would have spurred employment, reduced povertyThe 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
Apr 25, 2019
Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambitionDoubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.
Jan 09, 2019
Syndicate Bank's Rs 10,253-cr agri loans turn NPAs in last five fiscals: RTI replyNoida-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.
Dec 27, 2018
Farm distress: Govt must restructure subsidy regime, invest more in rural infrastructure and agricultural researchSpeeding up overall economic growth will absorb the slack in the agricultural sector and push up farm wages.
Dec 03, 2018
India can play crucial role in reforming World Trade Organisation: FICCI President Rashesh ShahPrime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday highlighted the need for carrying out reforms in the WTO at the G-20 summit in Argentina.
Jul 20, 2018
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
Feb 26, 2018
Widows of Vidarbha highlights the lesser-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicideInstead 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
Feb 09, 2018
Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's rural package is a leg-up to the farm economyUnion 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
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.
Apr 20, 2015
Modi, Rahul play 'kaun banega pro-poor' but both are clueless about real farmer issuesPerhaps 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.