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22 September, 2018 3:35 PM Chhattisgarh self-help groups present PM Modi jacket made from stem of Banana tree

Two little-known self help groups Saturday presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi a jacket and a shawl made from Banana tree and Lin Seed (locally known Alsi) plant respectively. Modi wore the jacket while addressing a farmers rally at Janjgir, about 156 kms from the state capital Raipur. The prime minister in his speech praised the innovative efforts 31

20 September, 2018 11:44 AM PM Modi wants to be 'Chowkidar', we know 'Chowkidar' himself is thief: Rahul Gandhi

In a blatant attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called him a thief. Addressing a public gathering at Sagwara in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan, the Congress scion said that PM Modi wants to be a 'Chowkidar' (watchman) but ''now we all know that the 'Chowkidar' (watchman) himself is a thief''. He further 60

19 September, 2018 8:31 AM Cyclonic Circulations In Arabian Sea Bring Rainfall In Mumbai

Cyclonic circulations in the Arabian Sea near the Gujarat coast caused rain in Mumbai and its neighbouring districts in Maharashtra Wednesday morning, a MeT official said. The showers brought down temperatures in the megapolis and its surrounding areas which were witnessing a dry spell. Light to moderate rain occurred in Mumbai and its adjoining areas 45

18 September, 2018 1:48 PM Trump Accuses China Of Trying To Use Trade War To "Impact" US Election

Donald Trump's comments came a day after he targeted another $200 billion in Chinese imports with tariffs starting next week, drawing an immediate vow of retaliation from Beijing President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused China of seeking to influence upcoming US elections by taking aim at his political support base in the countries' escalating trade 46

18 September, 2018 8:57 AM Government eyes record 285.2 MT foodgrain output in 2018-19

The government has set a target of record 285.2 million tonne (MT) foodgrain production in the 2018-19 crop year despite deficit rains so far this monsoon. India harvested a record 284.83 MT of foodgrain in the 2017-18 crop year (July-June). The target for 2018-19 crop year was set at a conference called today for preparing strategies for Rabi (winter-sown) 52

16 September, 2018 6:48 PM Rahul Gandhi Doesn't Know How Chillies Grow: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Madhya Pradesh today. On the eve of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's visit to the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday took a swipe at him claiming the former did not know how chillies grew in a field. "The leader who does not know how chillies grow in a field- whether upside down or the other way round 73

13 September, 2018 6:52 PM From Sweet Corn To French Fries, Ramdev's Patanjali Launches New Products

Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth has now ventured into the dairy sector with an aim to expand its consumer products portfolio. The firm launched five products including cow milk, curd, buttermilk, paneer, cattle feed and feed supplements. "Today we will supply as much as 4 lakh litres of milk across several states of the country. The national capital will get 30,000 litres 44

12 September, 2018 11:08 AM Hardik Patel Breaks Fast, Says Won't Oblige Enemies By Dying

Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who was on an indefinite hunger strike demanding reservation for Patidars and loan waiver from farmers, broke his fast after 19 days today, saying he would not play into the hands of those who want to kill him. Mr Patel was holding out for a response from the government on his demands. Last week, the 24-year-old ended up in hospital 49

12 September, 2018 11:06 AM Hardik Patel ends fast; no negotiation in sight

Quota spearhead Hardik Patel ended his indefinite fast Wednesday after 19 days, even as there were no talks between him and the Gujarat government over the leader's demands for reservation to Patidars and farm loan waiver. Hardik broke the fast by having lemonade from the hands of Patidar community leaders Naresh Patel and C K Patel. After ending his fast, the quota 51

12 September, 2018 9:25 AM Sugar stocks gain 3-5% after Cabinet hikes ethanol price by up to 25%

Sugar stocks saw some buying after Cabinet approved hike in ethanol price by up to 25 percent. Stocks including Shree Renuka Sugars, Empee Sugars, Gayatri Sugars, Triveni Engineering, Praj Industries gained 3-5 percent. Cabinet also approved new procurement policy to ensure minimum support price to farmers. The reported hike in ethanol price by up to 25 percent 41