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India to have all-time high foodgrain production in 2011-12: Pawar
Economy

India to have all-time high foodgrain production in 2011-12: Pawar

India will have an all-time high foodgrain production of over 252 million tons in 2011-12 with a record output of wheat, rice and cotton, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said today.

Tough to implement Food bill without revamping PDS: Pawar
Economy

Tough to implement Food bill without revamping PDS: Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said it will be difficult to implement the proposed Food Security Act with existing distribution system and suggested massive reforms.

Is paying Rs 127 a day for farm labour too much, Mr Pawar?
Economy

Is paying Rs 127 a day for farm labour too much, Mr Pawar?

Why is Sharad Pawar trying to fight the new minimum wage standard set by NREGA?