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Aug 10, 2018
Congress accuses Gujarat government of Rs 4,000-crore scam in procurement of groundnuts, demands judicial probe by SCAddressing a joint press conference, Congress leaders Rajeev Satav and Paresh Dhanani alleged that the multi-crore scam had links to the chief minister's office and other higher-ups in the BJP, who were trying to bury it.
Jul 23, 2018
Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI AayogMost researchers are arriving at this conclusion of agrarian distress by citing farmers suicides. We are just using this emotional indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Mar 22, 2018
Maharashtra govt assures support to farmers, says will ensure procurement of all farm produceThe Maharashtra government on Thursday assuring complete support to cultivators, and said it would take steps for the procurement of all their farm produce.
Jan 10, 2018
India extends relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: History, humanitarian operation and three-way diplomacyBy offering solace and humanitarian relief to Rohingya refugees, India earned points in Bangladesh while maintaining its strategic interests in Myanmar.
Dec 05, 2017
Yashwant Sinha stands ground in Akola, says he won't leave protest site till farmer demands are acceptedA defiant BJP veteran leader Yashwant Sinha, who was detained in Akola on Monday while leading a protest by farmers, vowed not to move out of the place where he spent the night till demands of cultivators of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region are accepted
Nov 22, 2017
MMTC to import 2,000 tonnes onion to check prices, says union minister Ram Vilas PaswanOnion prices have been under pressure since August, but they have now touched high level that the government is trying all means to improve the availability and control prices.
Sep 25, 2017
Rohingya crisis: 620 tonnes of food material shipped for refugees from Andhra Pradesh to BangladeshThe assistance to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh is being provided by New Delhi as part of its humanitarian aid.
May 13, 2017
Marathwada Diaries: Devendra Fadnavis govt's failure to buy tur puts Maharashtra farmers in distressAfter several years, farmers in Marathwada moved away from the water guzzling sugarcane and instead sowed tur, a traditional food crop.
Aug 26, 2016
Onion price fall: Are tussles in Maharashtra BJP, Centre and procedural lapses to blame?The sharp decline in the wholesale onion prices due to the increase in supply and unsold stock at Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) is seen as the lowest in the recent years. Are tussles in Maharashtra BJP and Centre and procedural lapses to blame?
Mar 23, 2015
Potato exports jump over two-fold at 2.5 lakh ton in Apr-DecThe MEP on potato was imposed in June 2014 at $450 per tonne to increase domestic availability and cool prices.