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15 January, 2019 10:28 AM Fertiliser Minister seeks additional Rs 23,000 cr to clear January-March subsidy bill

The Fertiliser Ministry has sought additional Rs 23,000 crore from the Finance counterpart to meet the subsidy requirement for the January-March quarter, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Till December, a subsidy payment of Rs 23,283 crore was due towards fertiliser companies and the ministry was left with about Rs 13,056 crore from the budgeted 115

15 January, 2019 7:59 AM Veg oil imports up 11% in December; shipment of refined palm oil from Malaysia may rise on duty cut: SEA

Vegetable oil imports rose by 11 percent last month to over 12 lakh tonne, edible oil industry body SEA said on January 15 and predicted that a rise in inward shipments of refined palm oil on customs duty cut that could affect domestic farmers and refiners. "Import of vegetable oils (comprising edible and non-edible oils) during December 2018 is reported 117

14 January, 2019 5:34 PM "Good To Have Ties With India, China, Russia And Japan": Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Monday said it's good to have relationship with countries like Russia, China, Japan and India as he expressed hope to reach a trade deal with Beijing. Trump, addressing reporters at the White House before leaving for Louisiana for a farmers event, said the US is doing very well with China, which is having a hard time with its economy 122

8 January, 2019 5:27 PM Rs 10,253-cr agri loan by Syndicate Bank turned NPAs in last 5 fiscals: RTI reply

The NPA of the public sector bank increased in the last three fiscals, with the bad loans soaring to Rs 3,851 crore in 2017-2018. Agriculture loans worth Rs 10,253 crore disbursed by Syndicate Bank have turned into non-performing assets (NPAs) in the last five fiscal years until March 2018, revealed an RTI query. The NPA of the public sector bank increased 88

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 103

5 January, 2019 7:20 AM PM Modi lays foundation of several irrigation projects in Jharkhand

Taking a dig at previous governments, Modi said they were least bothered about farmers' welfare in Jharkhand. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January laid the foundation of several irrigation projects in Jharkhand, including Rs 2,391.36 crore Mandal dam, that will provide irrigation to 19,604-hectare area in Palamu and Garhwa districts. Modi, prior to addressing 112

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 120

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 121

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 96

29 December, 2018 7:04 AM Kerala couple got separated in 1946 violent peasant struggle, meets after 72 years

Kannur: In a touching reunion, 93-year-old EK Narayanan Nambiar, who was imprisoned for participating in the 1946 violent peasant struggle in Kavumbayi village of Kerala, met his first wife after 72 years, leaving them both speechless and teary-eyed. As the two sat quietly and wiped away tears, Sarada, now 89, said she did not harbour any anger against 111