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Oct 07, 2019
Maharashtra Assembly election: Marathwada, Vidarbha battle farm crisis, but most willing to give Fadnavis-led govt second chanceIn Maharashtra, the BJP-Shiv Sena combine appears to have succeeded, to a large extent, in getting its message across to the people in Latur, one of the few remaining Congress strongholds in the state.
Jul 08, 2019
Despite environmental benefits, experts doubt efficacy of zero budget natural farming, call for nation-wide scientific studiesEven if Zero Budget Natural Farming as proposed in the Economic Survey and the Union Budget 20198 is adopted nationally, challenges associated with modern agricultural farming like knowledge gap, availability of native seed banks, cold chain facilities, MSP, and marketing issues remain unresolved
May 31, 2019
Narendra Modi has an unenviable task of turning around India’s sagging economy; here are the major challenges new govt facesIf one looks at the first term of the Narendra Modi government, the economic performance chart gives a mixed picture
Apr 26, 2019
Lok Sabha election: For BJP and Modi, ignored farmers, unemployment, drought in Maharashtra threaten to hurt party's hopes for majorityThat coupled with possible losses in Maharashtra, home to India’s financial capital, Mumbai, and the second most seats in parliament after Uttar Pradesh, would make it harder for the BJP-led coalition to win a governing majority, say political strategists.
Apr 04, 2019
Fitch flags concerns of high joblessness, rural distress and GDP growth deceleration on weak manufacturingGlobal ratings agency Fitch on Thursday said there has been a rise in unemployment in the country, and attributed GDP growth deceleration to domestic factors like weak manufacturing and dip in farmers' income
Mar 25, 2019
Weak exports, rural distress, uncertainty over election outcome to drag down industrial production: ReportAccording to Dun and Bradstreet's (D&B) latest Economy Forecast, the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is likely to have grown by 3-3.2 percent during February 2019
Feb 20, 2019
Rs 6,000 cash sop to farmers may swing votes for BJP govt but no 'Modi wave' for 2019 polls, finds reportThe Rs 6,000-per annum cash dole out to each farmer family in basic income support will help swing votes for the ruling BJP, but the 2019 Lok Sabha election will not see a Modi wave at all, says a brokerage report.
Jan 30, 2018
Budget 2018: Modi govt has a strong case to stick to fiscal roadmap; it should not opt for populist trackEven without populist announcements, India’s fiscal position is looking precarious at present.
Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley can't treat agriculture as just another sector; it needs targeted policy actionAny set of solutions – and they will have to be a set – will have to address this volatility in growth and by extension, agricultural incomes.
Dec 22, 2017
Gujarat election results: It's wrong to understand outcome through vote-shares, BJP came very close to losing this critical pollA look at the strike rates — seats won against seats contested — of BJP and Congress, show that the gap has never been this close since 1985