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Is BJP denying Narmada water to Gujarat farmers to appease MP in run-up to the polls?
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Is BJP denying Narmada water to Gujarat farmers to appease MP ...

The Gujarat government's announcement that it will not be supplying Narmada water for irrigation from March 15 is all set to snowball into a major confrontation with the farmers in the coming summer season. The BJP was virtually wiped out in rural Saurashtra ... catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Gujarat to use dead water of Sardar Sarovar dam Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

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No change in Gujarat power tariff

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) kept electricity tariff unchanged for majority of the power consumeRs for the coming financial year, even as it abolished the Meter Rent, and also introduced a special tariff category for encouraging ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
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Looking beyond loan writeoffs for farmers

Governments must encourage micro-irrigation, use of natural manure and pesticides in a big way. Farm income can be doubled by reducing cost as much as by increasing MSP, says Sanjeev Nayyar. IMAGE: The farmers morcha in Mumbai's Azad maidan on March 12, 2018. Photograph: Sahil Salvi. Over last weekend thousands of farmers marched to Mumbai to demand a host of relief measures, including an unconditional loan waiver scheme, better payment under welfare schemes, assurance on disbursal of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Gujarat Assembly witnessed violent scenes in the past too

This was not for the first time in the history of Gujarat assembly that unruly scenes played on the floor of the house with MLAs coming to blows. In past too, some scenes also faded the grace. In 1995, when Suresh Mehta was the chief minister of state after ...
 DNA1 month ago
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Farmers want Gujarat govt to address price issues

Farmers want the state government to set up an Agriculture Commission to institutionalise the pricing of their produce, so that they are not at the mercy of market forces. This is one of their major expectations from the upcoming budget. They have also sought ...
 DNA2 months ago
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Gujarat panchayat polls: Both BJP and Congress claim victory, say they won 70-80% of seats

On a day results of the elections held for 1127 village panchayats in Gujarat were declared, the ruling BJP and opposition Congress have claimed victory for their respective parties. Out of the total 1,425 village panchayats where elections were due, around ...
 DNA2 months ago
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Budget 2018: A tough balancing act for Jaitley

The Budget may see new rural schemes and stepping up of funding towards existing programmes like MNREGA, rural housing, irrigation projects and crop insurance. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the current National Democratic Alliance government's fifth and arguably his toughest Budget yet as he seeks to address agriculture distress, create jobs and boost growth while at the same time stick to fiscal prudence.   The Budget, in view of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Budget 2018: An Exercise in Mindlessness  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Climate change may cut farm income by 20-25%: Survey

India needs to spread irrigation and do so against a backdrop of rising water scarcity and depleting groundwater resources Climate change could adversely affect farmers income by up to 20-25 per cent in the medium term, the Economic Survey warned and suggested the need for "dramatic" improvement in irrigation, use of new technologies and better targeting of power and fertiliser subsidies.   The government has also been recommended to take "radical follow-up action" to achieve its ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Economic Survey has dire warning about shrinking farm income owing to climate change  DNA2 months ago

How Modi’s inauguration spree on Narmada may have plunged Gujarat farmers into a possible drought

Officially, summer is a few months away in Gujarat but the heat has already started rising in the state, especially on the supply of water. In January, the state government had made it clear that it will not be in any position to supply water for irrigation ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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World Heritage Day: Let's look at 5 ancient subterranean stepwells of India

On World Heritage Day, let's look at the stepwells of India, most of us don't know how stepwells evolved and why were they constructed in India. The northern and the western belt in India always face water shortage. As the global warming is increasing day by ...
 catchnews.com10 hours ago
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