Rural distress could worsen in India's food bowl states, which have been hit by droughts in the past two years, thereby leading to lower yields. As a result, rural income could fall, which, in turn, might trigger mass migration to urban areas. ... Smart Investor, 3 days ago
Ajay Vir Jakhar I live two lives, Ajay Jakhar tells me towards the end of the meal. At La Bodega, a Mexican restaurant in New Delhi's Khan Market, it is easy to mistake him for an investment banker or a consultant. Neatly turned out in ...Business Standard India, 4 days ago
Two consecutive drought years have led to rural distress in the food bowl states. At some places, this has become even worse due to the attack of the white pest. Sahiblal Shukla, a farmer in Chitrakut in Uttar Pradesh , who has spent his lifetime ...Business Standard India, 1 week ago
Continuing the past trend of significant increases in the minimum support price of pulses, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) raised on Thursday those of masoor (red gram) and gram (Bengal gram), the two most sown in the rabi season, ...Smart Investor, 3 weeks ago
Agriculture has the potential to play a catalytic role in creating jobs, reducing inflation and resolving food wastage, according to Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union minister for food processing industries. She was speaking at the National Strategy Day ...FnBnews.com, 3 weeks ago Critical Role of Agriculture in job creation, reducing inflation and resolving food wastage: Harsimrat Kaur Badal Noodls, 3 weeks ago
Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur says farmers suffering due to rising input costs and poor returns Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: A robust food processing sector will soothe farm distress, a central minister said on Wednesday, ...Livemint.com, 3 weeks ago
It is as much about farmer woes and the lack of job opportunities as about the mixing of religion and politics, reports Akshat Kaushal. A few metres from where he was shot dead, near the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale continues to live on T-shirts and posters. There are shops that sell printed copies of his speeches. It doesn't strike anyone here that in official records Bhindranwale was a terrorist. Instead, to these people, as to many others in Punjab, Bhindranwale is a ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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