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Maharashtra Budget 2020: Uddhav Thackeray-led govt announces farm sops, hikes VAT on petrol, diesel
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Maharashtra Budget 2020: Uddhav Thackeray-led govt announces farm sops, hikes VAT on petrol, diesel

In its maiden budget, the Maha vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra on Friday announced sops for farmers, proposed to increase VAT on petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre and reduced electricity duty for industries

M&M rejigs top management in auto, farm divisions; Rajan Wadhera to step down from executive role
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M&M rejigs top management in auto, farm divisions; Rajan Wadhera to step down from executive role

Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Monday announced a rejig of its top management in automotive and farm equipment sectors with its President for auto vertical Rajan Wadhera set to retire and step down from the executive role

India's diesel demand growth likely to be in low gear until mid-2020; fuel exports may rise in FY 2019-20
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India's diesel demand growth likely to be in low gear until mid-2020; fuel exports may rise in FY 2019-20

Diesel accounts for about two-fifths of refined fuel demand in India, which has grown by its slowest pace since fiscal year 2014 this year amid tight credit markets, contracting auto sales and slowing rail and air traffic.

Ensure adequate credit flow to MSMEs, they are in genuine need of funds: Anurag Thakur
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Ensure adequate credit flow to MSMEs, they are in genuine need of funds: Anurag Thakur

The MSME sector, which is the backbone of the economy, needs a lot of support from the banking industry, said Thakur

India’s strong demand for diesel slows down as motorists shift gears to petrol vehicles on narrowing price difference
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India’s strong demand for diesel slows down as motorists shift gears to petrol vehicles on narrowing price difference

India’s strong diesel demand growth is decoupling from the car market as motorists increasingly turn to gasoline vehicles, leaving it more reliant on patchy demand from construction and heavy industry

Union Budget 2019: Govt will invest widely in agri infra; support entrepreneurship in farm sector
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Union Budget 2019: Govt will invest widely in agri infra; support entrepreneurship in farm sector

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will invest widely in agriculture infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship for value addition in farm sector

SBI chairman defends sending Jet Airways to bankruptcy court, says 'last effort' to find resolution
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SBI chairman defends sending Jet Airways to bankruptcy court, says 'last effort' to find resolution

Jet Airways, which was grounded on 17 April, owes more than Rs 8,500 crore to a consortium of banks led by State Bank

Narendra Modi govt needs to prioritise land, labour reforms in second-term, say analysts
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Narendra Modi govt needs to prioritise land, labour reforms in second-term, say analysts

The economy is undergoing cyclical downturn at present which has seen a dip in growth to the 7% levels

BJP manifesto is like a good dream, easy to sell; but does the govt have the money to implement promises?
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BJP manifesto is like a good dream, easy to sell; but does the govt have the money to implement promises?

The BJP manifesto promises a whole host of things (like the Congress manifesto) without really bothering to explain, where is the money to implement the promised things going to come from.

India can't achieve 9-10% GDP growth without revolution in farm sector: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
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India can't achieve 9-10% GDP growth without revolution in farm sector: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant said there is a need to boost investment in the agriculture sector as well as to introduce new technology and market reforms.

Job quotas, loan waivers and now UBI promise: Will Union Budget 2019 halt wave of populist announcements?
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Job quotas, loan waivers and now UBI promise: Will Union Budget 2019 halt wave of populist announcements?

A series of populist policies may help the politicians to win elections but they are certainly doing a disservice to the nation in the long-term.

Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019: PM says India ready for business like never before; Benjamin Netanyahu pitches 'limitless possibilities'
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Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019: PM says India ready for business like never before; Benjamin Netanyahu pitches 'limitless possibilities'

Narendra Modi's appeal to investors went thus: India is in the throes of a major transformation and offers an opportunity in various sectors

#10YearChallenge: A look at Gujarat's throwback pics raises questions on promises vs reality
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#10YearChallenge: A look at Gujarat's throwback pics raises questions on promises vs reality

According to the Socio-economic review of 2017-18 of Gujarat, from the year 1983 till mid-2017 the state has got investments worth only Rs 2.75 lakh crore

India's GDP likely to recover in Q4 of FY19; third quarter may remain slow, says Niti Aayog vice chairman
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India's GDP likely to recover in Q4 of FY19; third quarter may remain slow, says Niti Aayog vice chairman

The growth in GDP in July-September is the lowest in three quarters but better than 6.3 percent in the same period of the previous year.

Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare and farm sector: Arun Jaitley
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Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare and farm sector: Arun Jaitley

Listing out the necessity for setting up such a federal body, Jaitley said the states and Centre both spend on healthcare and have their respective schemes

Agriculture Ministry contradicts previous reports of demonetisation, admits farmers were unable to buy fertilisers, seeds
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Agriculture Ministry contradicts previous reports of demonetisation, admits farmers were unable to buy fertilisers, seeds

Official sources said the earlier report on demonetisation was based on the statement of the Chairman of the National Seeds Corporation which did not take into account seed distribution by various other channels.

Need to blend subsidy with investment to enhance agriculture sector growth, make it self-sufficient: Arun Jaitley
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Need to blend subsidy with investment to enhance agriculture sector growth, make it self-sufficient: Arun Jaitley

Important areas which require investment include physical infrastructure, social sector and farm sector, Jaitley said.

Union minister Arun Jaitley calls for more Centre-state cooperation in farm sector
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Union minister Arun Jaitley calls for more Centre-state cooperation in farm sector

Union minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday suggested a uniform set of policies for the agriculture sector across the country so that farmers benefit the most and their income doubles

Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform
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Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform

If PM Modi is really serious about doing his bit for agriculture, he and Amit Shah must push BJP governments to execute the needed agriculture reforms.

NITI Aayog vice-chairman terms Modi govt's performance 'miraculous', says macroeconomic parameters improved in 4 years
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NITI Aayog vice-chairman terms Modi govt's performance 'miraculous', says macroeconomic parameters improved in 4 years

NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday termed the performance of the Modi government as 'miraculous'.