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15 January, 2019 12:04 AM Trump Praises Brazil's New President Nicknamed "Trump Of South America"

Jair Bolsonaro is sometimes called "the Trump of the tropics" as an avowed enthusiast for the US leader. US President Donald Trump likes Brazil's controversial new leader Jair Bolsonaro -- especially his nickname. "They say he's the Donald Trump of South America, do you believe that?" Trump told a crowd at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention 51

14 January, 2019 9:00 AM Commerce ministry plans workshops in different states to implement agri-export policy

The commerce ministry is planning a series of workshops in states including Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh to implement its export policy for agricultural goods with a view to boost overall shipments, an official said. The ministry has suggested states to set up a nodal agency dedicated for the implementation of the agriculture export policy 61

7 January, 2019 12:23 PM GDP first advance estimate: CSO pegs FY19 GDP growth at 7.2%

Central Statistics Office also projected a jump in GVA growth at 7.0 percent from 6.5 percent. India will likely grow at 7.2 percent with exports seeing a minor jump and manufacturing sector also expected to register a buoyant growth. Central Statistics Office also projected a jump in GVA growth at 7.0 percent from 6.5 percent. CSO sees manufacturing 58

7 January, 2019 10:06 AM Rahul Gandhi slams government over sugarcane farmers' dues

Rahul Gandhi's attack came after a media report claimed that mills in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra have piled up almost Rs 11,000 crore in payment dues to farmers. Attacking the Centre over alleged farm distress, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on January 7 said the BJP governments of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra have not given dues of Rs 11,000 crore 64

5 January, 2019 5:58 PM Four children injured in explosion in a farm in Bihar's Motihari

The injured children have been admitted to a hospital.  PATNA: At least four children were injured in an explosion in Bihar's in Bihar's East Champaran on Saturday. The explosion took place on a farm in Kotwa town near Motihari. The reason for the explosion is not clear yet. The injured children have been admitted to a hospital. A police investigation 46

3 January, 2019 11:41 AM PM Modi Slams Congress Over 1984 Riots, Loan Waivers At Gurdaspur Rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Congress over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and farm loan waivers. PM Modi said the Congress in Punjab, too, had made big promises to farmers, but deceived them after coming to power. "The Congress had made tall promises to farmers on loan waiver, but later deceived them," he said at a rally 85

1 January, 2019 3:06 PM Narendra Modi's interview bereft of reality, full of rhetoric: Congress

"Summary of Modiji's ‘monologue' interview -- ‘I', ‘Me', ‘Mine', ‘Myself'. The country is suffering your ‘I's and ‘lies'," Randeep Surjewala tweeted. The Congress attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying his interview was full of rhetoric and there was no mention of ground realities or any concern for promises made by him to the people 85

30 December, 2018 10:39 PM On PM's "Lollipop" Attack, Sharad Pawar Says "Language Doesn't Suit Him"

"Such language doesn't suit the country's prime minister. In fact, the centre should provide financial aid to the states which are giving farm loan waivers," Sharad Pawar said, addressing a press conference in central Maharashtra's Ahmednagar. NCP chief Sharad Pawar Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling the farm loan waivers announced 67

28 December, 2018 4:20 AM Delay in portfolio allocation in newly-formed Congress govt in MP matter of concern: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

In a reply to a question,Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the Congress should implement farm loan waiver in accordance to their promise. Taking a jibe at the functioning of the newly-formed Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged that the delay in the allocation of portfolios to the ministers is a "matter 58

25 December, 2018 12:22 PM Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma dies at 98

Narasamma had helped deliver more than 15,000 babies in Krishnapura, a remote village in Pavagada taluk in Karnataka. BENGALURU: Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma died on Tuesday at the age of 98 in Bengaluru. Narasamma had helped deliver more than 15,000 babies in Krishnapura, a remote village in Pavagada taluk in Karnataka. She breathed her last at the BGS Gleneagles 54