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30 November, 2018 2:42 PM Upset over meagre valuation, Nashik farmer money orders entire proceeds to Modi

New Delhi: A farmer from Nashik district has claimed to have got the rate of Rs 150 per quintal for onions, prompting him to send the entire proceed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi via money order. Sanjay Sathe, who hails from Niphad taluka in Nashik district, said his onions got valued at Rs 150 per quintal (100 kg) at the sub-agriculture produce market 201

30 November, 2018 1:50 PM UPA govt did not act on National Policy for Farmers report'

Eminent agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan Friday said that the UPA government in 2007 did not take action on the National Policy for Farmers, that seeks to improve the economic viability of farming. Backing the farmers' protest in Delhi, he said that the Central and State governments must pay attention to pricing, procurement and public distribution 107

29 November, 2018 6:27 PM Agriculture Ministry withdraws report from Parliamentary panel on impact of note ban on farmers

New Delhi: The Agriculture Ministry has withdrawn from the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance its report that suggested the government's shock decision to demonetise old Rs 500/1,000 notes in November 2016 affected farmers' community, according to some committee members. A panel chaired by senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily had met Tuesday 166

29 November, 2018 12:34 PM Will Yogi Adityanath campaign for Khan: Sachin Pilot takes a dig at UP CM

Sachin Pilot, who will take on Yoonus Khan in a direct fight in Tonk, is being seen as Congress' probable CM candidate although his party has not confirmed this.  Tonk, Rajasthan: Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Thursday took aim at Yogi Adityanath and asked if he would campaign in Tonk for BJP candidate Yoonus Khan. In what was an attempt to highlight 117

28 November, 2018 4:23 AM E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to get relief supplies. Mr Palaniswami will visit Nagapattinam and Thiruvarur districts. Mr Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief from the centre for Tamil Nadu when he met Prime Minister 321

26 November, 2018 2:10 PM Parliamentary standing committee meeting to discuss the impact of demonetisation tomorrow

New Delhi: A crucial Parliamentary standing committee meeting to discuss the impact of demonetisation is scheduled for Tuesday. As per Zee Media, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel will also attend the meeting. He is expected to apprise the Parliamentary standing committee regarding the impact of demonetisation on Indian economy. The standing 129

26 November, 2018 9:45 AM Will Waive Rajasthan Farmers' Loans If Voted To Power: Rahul Gandhi

At an election rally in Pokhran, the Congress president said he conveyed the same thing in Punjab and Karnataka elections and the Congress governments there have waived loans of farmers. Going all out to woo farmers in Rajasthan, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today promised farm loan waiver in ten days if the party forms government in the state 101

24 November, 2018 7:31 AM Yogi Adityanath to hold rallies in 5 Madhya Pradesh cities on Saturday

The 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly is going to polls on November 28 while the results will be declared on December 11.  Bhopal: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will on Saturday hold multiple public rallies in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh. The Chief Minister is scheduled to address the rallies in Sagar, Vidisha, Bhopal, Indore and Ujjain 65

24 November, 2018 2:25 AM Demonetisation didn't affect purchase of seeds: Union Agri minister

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that statistics show an increase in the purchase of seeds after demonetisation, compared to the previous year Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh denied claims that demonetisation prevented farmers from purchasing seeds. Some media reports had claimed that a report by the Agriculture Ministry 83

23 November, 2018 12:08 PM PM Must Visit Cyclone Affected Areas, Help Expedite Work: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan sought more medical aid in the affected areas of cyclone Gaja to prevent outbreak of any possible epidemics. Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the cyclone ravaged districts of Tamil Nadu, saying it would make the government machinery work faster to address people's issues. The ongoing relief 529