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Feb 13, 2019
Retail inflation, IIP growth bring good news for govt, but there may not be immediate rate cutsThe lower inflation rate is even below what the RBI had projected and even today it looks like that the rate will not cross 3 percent this year.
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.
Apr 11, 2018
Rains lash parts of Haryana and Punjab, worry farmers as wheat crop nears harvesting stageThe rains lashed most of Punjab and parts of Haryana on Wednesday, leaving farmers a worried lot over the fate of their wheat crop nearing the harvesting stage.
Jan 10, 2018
Yashwant Singh set to take up farmers' woes in Madhya Pradesh, join protest in Gadarwara tomorrowAfter Maharashtra, BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha has now landed in another party-led state, Madhya Pradesh, to take up the cause of farmers.
Dec 30, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Twelve farmers injured in clash over stray cattle in Banda's Hamirpur district; eight arrestedTwelve farmers suffered injuries in a clash between two groups over chasing away stray cattle in neighbouring Hamirpur district and had to be hospitalised, police said on Saturday.
Dec 29, 2017
Independent MLA offers to resign from Rajasthan Assembly over govt's 'poor handling' of doctors' strikeAn Independent MLA from Rajasthan has offered to resign from the legislative Assembly in protest against the government's handling of doctors' strike which ended on Wednesday.
Dec 07, 2017
Maharashtra govt has approved loan waiver of Rs 19,537 crore for 41 lakh farmers, says Devendra FadnavisThe Maharashtra government has approved the farm loan waiver of 41 lakh farmers to the tune of Rs 19,537 crore till now, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday.
Nov 28, 2017
Senior bureaucrat VK Gautam shunted to finance in fallout over Maharashtra government's bungled loan waiver schemeThe senior bureaucrat who became the first victim over the bungling of the Maharashtra government's farm loan waiver scheme has been transferred, according to exclusive information with Firstpost.
Nov 25, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis govt must file FIR against banks for bungling, says Prithviraj ChavanPrithviraj Chavan on Saturday lashed out at the BJP government in Maharashtra over the reported irregularities before the disbursal of loan waiver funds
Nov 14, 2017
Rahul Gandhi 'ancestrally anti-farmer', visits villages for recreation: BJP Kisan MorchaBJP Kisan Morcha president Virendra Singh on Tuesday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying he was "anti-farmer" and often visited villages for "recreation".