By Rina Chandran MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Several Indian states are adopting a model land leasing law aimed at giving poor tenant farmers greater access to benefits, such as credit, while also protecting the rights of land owners. Madhya Pradesh ... Sify, 1 week ago
A labourer takes break to drink water from an earthen pitcher in a hot afternoon in Allahabad. (Photo: AP) IMD said heat wave conditions prevailed at a few places over Rajasthan and at isolated places over Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. New Delhi: There ...Asian Age, 2 months ago
While drugs are at the centre of a political battle in Punjab with the assembly elections right around the corner, its neighbour Himachal Pradesh is all set to launch a series of new initiatives to check the use of both herbal as well as synthetic versions.catchnews.com, 1 week ago
Its the second decade of the 21st century, and India yearns to become an economic superpower. And yet, the citizens of this country have to come to terms with a disgusting truth - that thousands of people are still involved in manual scavenging, the age-old ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Gopal Rai Ahead of the Independence Day, the Delhi government is set to increase the minimum wages by 30-40 per cent. “A Cabinet decision on this regard is expected before August 15,” Mr Rai said. A high-level committee headed by the labour department ...Asian Age, 3 weeks ago
A large chunk of the Rs 8.8 lakh crore of investments the Patnaik government had attracted is in uncertain territory, says Dillip Satapathy. The ninth of a 10-part series looks at the state of affairs in Odisha. Part 1: 'Andhra Pradesh is Gujarat of the East coast' Part 2: Madhya Pradesh: Quite a few scores, but many misses, too Part 3: The real story behind Uttar Pradesh's development Part 4: Jharkhand has ambitious plans to woo investors Part 5: Rajasthan ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The continuing crisis keeps turning a new leaf in Punjab at regular intervals. This time around, the new indicator happens to be a considerable drop in the lease rentals on farmland. Farmers are no longer willing to risk planting crops not covered under the ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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