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29 December, 2018 6:37 AM Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani attacks PM Modi over bullet train project

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani has attacked the BJP-led governments in Centre and Maharashtra over their "misplaced priorities". Addressing a meeting of Paryavarn Samvardhan Samiti at Vasai in Palghar district Friday night, Mevani took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the proposed bullet train project linking Mumbai with Ahmedabad. "Modi is a bluffer 164

28 December, 2018 12:36 PM Government Doubles Export Incentives For Onion Farmers

The government on Friday doubled export incentives for onion farmers to 10 per cent, following steep drops in recent weeks in the prices for onions, a staple food in the country. The move will result in better prices for onions in the domestic market, the government said in a statement. The export incentive programme allows farmers to get a credit from the government 146

28 December, 2018 10:12 AM "Onion Farmers Should Get Dues": Shiv Sena Attacks Maharashtra Government

The Shiv Sena said all that the farmers were demanding was money to cover the cost of production. Expressing distress over the falling prices of onions in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena Friday asked why farmers cannot be given their due if the state government can implement the 7th Pay Commission. The Sena, in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' 145

27 December, 2018 6:51 PM Transgender senior citizens to get fare-concession

New Delhi: The railways has decided to grant 40-per-cent concession in passenger fares to transgender senior citizens, the transporter said on Thursday. The concession for a person of the third gender, aged 60 years or above, will be available from New Year's Day, said Central Railway spokesperson Sunil Udasi. Till now, such a concession was admissible 120

25 December, 2018 9:22 AM BJP Out To Crush Dreams Of Youth, Says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said employment opportunities have dried up as the present government in the state has not been able to provide jobs to the young. Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has failed to create job opportunities for the youth or ensure remunerative prices for crops to farmers 159

24 December, 2018 11:16 AM Congress duping farmers: Prakash Javadekar

Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the Congress had promised waiver of all farm debt in the five states of Karnataka, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan but has now turned back on its promise. The BJP Monday accused the Congress of "duping" farmers in states ruled by it by "not" waiving off their loans as promised and dubbed the party 98

24 December, 2018 8:12 AM SLCM's NBFC arm Kissandhan raises Rs 29 cr via NCDs

Agri-logistics firm Sohan Lal Commodity Management's (SLCM) NBFC arm Kissandhan Monday said it has raised Rs 29 crore through an issue of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) to Geneva-based Symbiotics Group. The debentures were subscribed by AAV Sarl, an affiliate of global impact investment company Symbiotics Group. "Getting funding from large foreign 107

23 December, 2018 5:42 PM "Clear Farmer Dues Or Face Jail": Yogi Adityanath To Sugar Mill Owners

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned erring sugar mill owners on Sunday that they will be jailed if they do not clear dues of sugarcane farmers. On the National Farmers Day, Yogi Adityanath said exploitation of farmers will not be "tolerated at any cost". Yogi Adityanath warned the "goons" to shun criminal activities otherwise they will be sent to "that 140

22 December, 2018 12:53 PM BJP Trying To Confuse, Incite People For Electoral Gains: Akhilesh Yadav

In a statement, Akhilesh Yadav accused the BJP of trying to strengthen its vote bank by creating caste unrest and inciting communal passions. Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday accused the BJP of trying to confuse and incite people for narrow electoral gains. In a statement released in Lucknow, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister accused 160

22 December, 2018 8:20 AM My Farmer Schemes "Better" Than Yours: Naveen Patnaik To Congress, BJP

On farm loan waiver, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hits out at the Congress and the BJP Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday lashed out at the Congress and the BJP for pressing his government to write off farm loans in the state. While addressing a media gathering in Bhubaneswar, Mr Patnaik dubbed the BJP as a party that "talks more and does less" 112