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21 December, 2018 3:00 PM Odisha govt announces Rs 10,000 crore scheme for development of farmers

Patnaik said the state cabinet has approved the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation scheme, worth over Rs 10,000 crore, for the overall development of farmers in Odisha. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on December 21 announced Rs 10,000-crore scheme for the overall development of farmers in the state. Patnaik said the state 98

20 December, 2018 3:58 AM Some wealthy Indians are rotten potatoes, spend Rs 700 crore on daughter’s wedding: J&K Governor

When a journalist asked a question to the country's wealthiest man, who spent Rs 700 crore on the marriage of his daughter, whether he does any charity, he said he does not do charity, noted Satya Pal Malik. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said a section of wealthy people of the country are like "rotten potatoes" as they are insensitive 111

19 December, 2018 5:07 PM Throw Onions At Ministers If They Don't Listen: Raj Thackeray To Farmers

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday asked farmers to throw onions at ministers if they did not listen to their grievances. The MNS chief was speaking to onion farmers at Kalwan in Nashik district of Maharashtra, a major onion-producing hub. "If ministers do not listen to you or if they do not fulfil your demands, throw onions 95

19 December, 2018 3:36 PM From Karnataka, A Reality Check On Farm Loan Waivers

Bhadramma grows tomatoes, maize and potatoes on her one acre land in Karnataka's Doddaballapur Taluk. Like millions of farmers across the country, she took a loan to help improve her condition - a loan that has now been waived by the Karnataka government. "I could not repay the loan because there was no rain and no crop. Here, they asked for my Aadhaar 138

18 December, 2018 12:52 PM Cyclone Phethai: Situation under control, relief camps in place, assures Andhra CM

Amaravati: A day after Cyclone Phethai made its landfall, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said that as many as 17 mandals have been affected in East Godavari district of the state. The electricity supply has, however, been restored in 14 mandals, he said, adding that 187 camps have been set up and 32,000 people have been provided 121

18 December, 2018 11:41 AM Cyclone Phethai has affected 5,602 farmers, paddy fields destroyed: Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu also said that 187 relief camps have been set up so far and 32,000 people have been provided with food.  Amravati: Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday informed that 5,602 farmers in East Godavari district have been affected by Cyclone Phethai which made had made landfall in Katrenikona on Monday. High-speed winds and heavy 126

18 December, 2018 9:07 AM Kamal Nath's Comment On Jobs And UP-Bihar Migrants Provokes A Controversy

Just after taking charge as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Kamal Nath has provoked a controversy by blaming "outsiders" from other states for taking away local jobs while proposing incentives for industries who employ men from the state. The BJP has demanded that he apologise to migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. "Lot of industries are set up in which 126

17 December, 2018 11:22 AM These Banks Offer Up To 9.5% Returns On Deposits Below 1 Crore Rupees

Rate of return on fixed deposits of small finance banks is better than the FDs offered by traditional commercial banks. Small finance banks (SFBs) aim to spread financial inclusion by provision of savings vehicles and supply of credit to small business units, small and marginal farmers; micro and small industries; and other unorganised sector entities 118

12 December, 2018 1:01 PM Government hikes MSPs of 22 agricultural crops, FRP for Sugarcane

New Delhi: Government on Wednesday hiked Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) of 22 mandated agricultural crops and Fair & Remunerative Price (FRP) for Sugarcane on the basis of recommendations of Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP). Among the Kharif Crops, the MSP of Paddy has been hiked from Rs 1550 to Rs 1750, Jowar from Rs 1700 to Rs 2430, Bajra 158

12 December, 2018 6:22 AM Lok Sabha adjourned as Congress, Shiv Sena, AAIDMK members protest

The Lok Sabha was adjourned on December 12 till noon following protests by Congress, Shiv Sena and AIADMK members demanding JPC probe on the Rafale deal, construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and justice for farmers of the Cauvery delta respectively. As soon as the Question Hour began after obituary references to 11 former MPs, members belonging to the Congress 95