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Karnataka court directs police to file FIR against Kangana Ranaut for 'anti-farmer' tweets
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Karnataka court directs police to file FIR against Kangana Ranaut for 'anti-farmer' tweets

In a tweet on 21 September, the actress had said that people who opposed CAA are "now spreading misinformation about Farmers bill and causing terror in the nation, they are terrorists"

Farmers are playing major role in building Aatmanirbhar Bharat, says Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat
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Farmers are playing major role in building Aatmanirbhar Bharat, says Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat

Talking about various success stories of farmer groups across states, Modi also said the agriculture sector will benefit immensely with greater use of technology

In landmark move, Yavatmal pesticide contact poisoning victims file case in Bern against agrochemical company Syngenta
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In landmark move, Yavatmal pesticide contact poisoning victims file case in Bern against agrochemical company Syngenta

In 2017, over 60 farmers died, and hundreds were affected reportedly by the increased use of pesticides sprayed without any protective gear, on the cotton crop in Yavatmal and other districts of Maharashtra.

Protesting farmers fear dismantling of MSP system, creation of large monopolies: Agri expert Ajay Vir Jakhar
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Protesting farmers fear dismantling of MSP system, creation of large monopolies: Agri expert Ajay Vir Jakhar

Jakhar said that the bills will result in a trickle-down model, which will only benefit large companies, not farmers or small traders

Farm sector bills 'protection shield' for farmers, Opposition misleading them, says Narendra Modi
Politics

Farm sector bills 'protection shield' for farmers, Opposition misleading them, says Narendra Modi

Several political parties, including NDA ally Shiromani Akali Dal, have dubbed the three farm sector bills as 'anti-farmers'. SAD has also quit the Union Cabinet protesting against the bills

GDP figures show demonetisation was an 'attack' on India's unorganised sector, says Rahul Gandhi
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GDP figures show demonetisation was an 'attack' on India's unorganised sector, says Rahul Gandhi

The former Congress chief said that the decision to scrap high-value currency notes was an attack on the country's poor, farmers, labourers and small shopkeepers

India deploys helicopters, 12 drones to spray insecticides and monitor swarms after nine states report sightings of locusts
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India deploys helicopters, 12 drones to spray insecticides and monitor swarms after nine states report sightings of locusts

To combat locust swarms, the government has also placed an order for five new helicopter-mounted spray systems from Britain to install in Indian Air Force helicopters

Ensure there are no complaints from Maharashtra farmers about not getting crop loans, Uddhav Thackeray tells officials
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Ensure there are no complaints from Maharashtra farmers about not getting crop loans, Uddhav Thackeray tells officials

Uddhav Thackeray has asked state agriculture minister Dadaji Bhuse and co-operation minister Balasaheb Patil to ensure proper disbursement of crop loans.

Coronavirus-related cash crunch, delayed loans present threat to upcoming Kharif season for Maharashtra's farmers
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Coronavirus-related cash crunch, delayed loans present threat to upcoming Kharif season for Maharashtra's farmers

Halgare, resident of Anandwadi village in Latur district, is among the lakhs of farmers in Maharashtra who could see their entire cropping season go down the drain if they don't receive their loans on time

Cheaper gas to cut urea subsidy bill; to boost profitability of urea makers: CRISIL Ratings
Business

Cheaper gas to cut urea subsidy bill; to boost profitability of urea makers: CRISIL Ratings

Profitability of urea makers is likely to surge due to reimbursement of additional fixed cost, as cheaper gas will reduce urea subsidy bill by Rs 12,000 crore, according to a report

COVID-19 Impact: Transfer outstanding crop loans to govt account, says Maharashtra to banks
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COVID-19 Impact: Transfer outstanding crop loans to govt account, says Maharashtra to banks

A government resolution (GR) dated 22 May instructed banks to show the current outstanding loan of farmers as the dues of the state government.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 267 new COVID-19 patients reported in Rajasthan today, total number of cases rises to 6,494
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 267 new COVID-19 patients reported in Rajasthan today, total number of cases rises to 6,494

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Two police stations have been sealed partially after a head constable was tested positive for COVID-19. According to police, the infected head constable was overseeing the arrangements to quarantine people who came from Mumbai.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Mumbai reports 1,382 new COVID-19 cases; confirmed infections rise to 25,317
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Mumbai reports 1,382 new COVID-19 cases; confirmed infections rise to 25,317

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The MHA on Thursday said that state governments should 'ensure night curfew or prohibition of all non-essential activities between 7 pm and 7 am'.

Coronavirus Outbreak: IAS officers deputed to 3 Mumbai civic hospitals for effective management of COVID-19 treatment
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IAS officers deputed to 3 Mumbai civic hospitals for effective management of COVID-19 treatment

As coronavirus cases continue to rise unabated in Mumbai, the Maharashtra government on Thursday deputed three IAS officers to three major civic-run hospitals in the city for effective management of the outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Railways will partially restore train services from 1 June, says Centre; bookings for 200 trains to begin tomorrow
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Railways will partially restore train services from 1 June, says Centre; bookings for 200 trains to begin tomorrow

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to take adequate steps to maintain social distancing once the Metro Rail is permitted to function, particularly, since compartments are fully packed, which can be dangerous in the current COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Assam reports highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases with 39 new infections; 107 active cases in state currently
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Assam reports highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases with 39 new infections; 107 active cases in state currently

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that 13 new coronavirus cases were detected from the Sarusajai Quarantine Centre. He added that the total patient count rose to 154.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 366 new COVID-19 infections reported in Gujarat today, total number of cases rises to 11,746 in state
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 366 new COVID-19 infections reported in Gujarat today, total number of cases rises to 11,746 in state

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Reports said that 366 new coronavirus cases were reported in Gujarat on Monday, taking the state's tally to 11,746.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt's fiscal stimulus package 'hopelessly inadequate', says P Chidambaram
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt's fiscal stimulus package 'hopelessly inadequate', says P Chidambaram

The Congress on Monday said the fiscal stimulus package announced by the government is "hopelessly inadequate" given the gravity of the economic crisis as it amounts to only Rs 1.86 crore, which is 0.91 percent of the GDP

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reports highest single-day spike in cases as 242 more test positive; case count climbs to 5,202, toll touches 131
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reports highest single-day spike in cases as 242 more test positive; case count climbs to 5,202, toll touches 131

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan on Sunday recorded the highest single day spike of 242 new cases and five more fatalities, officials said. The number of cases in the state stands at 5,202 and fatalities at 131.