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32 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, govt apathy intensifies victims pain

32 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, govt apathy intensifies...

Author: Mayank Agarwal & Sayantan Bera, Livemint, Published on: 2 December 2016 As many as 32 years after the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, the affected are yet to see any comprehensive assessment of contamination of the groundwater ... Business & Human Rights, 1 month ago

Cabinet nod to two-month waiver for farm loans

The two-month interest waiver for farm loans will cost the govt an additional Rs1,060 crore in addition to the Rs15,000 crore spent on providing interest subsidy to farmers during 2016-17 New Delhi: The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a two-month ...
 Livemint.com56 minutes ago

Why the farm sector is in dire need of a push from the Union budget

Farmers are battered due to price dips and low incomes, despite a record harvest New Delhi: After consecutive years of drought in 2014 and 2015, rural India was looking at a turnaround following the normal monsoon in 2016 but a bumper kharif harvest ...
 Livemint.com13 hours ago

Higher plantings of wheat raises hopes of a bumper harvest

The government has set a target of 96.5 million tonnes of wheat production for 2017 New Delhi: India could see a bumper wheat crop in 2017 after consecutive years of subdued harvest as farmers have increased the area under the winter crop by close ...
 Livemint.com4 days ago Farmers union demands rollback of decision to scrap wheat import duty  Livemint.com1 month ago Abolishing wheat import duty raises questions on production estimates  Livemint.com1 month ago

Centre plans to make Aadhaar mandatory for food subsidy

The move to make Aadhaar mandatory comes despite a Supreme Court order which allowed its voluntary use for availing of benefits but said no citizen can be denied a service or subsidy New Delhi: In a significant step to reform the public distribution ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago

Area under wheat cultivation crosses seasonal average

Agriculture ministry data shows farmers have planted 30.96 million hectares under wheat, higher than the average area of 30.4 million hectares New Delhi: The area planted under wheat is over half a million hectares higher than the seasonal area, ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Wheat planting completed in 96% area  Livemint.com3 weeks ago Wheat sowing complete in 92% of normal area, shows farm ministry data  Livemint.com1 month ago Near normal sowing of winter crops, planting completed in 74% area  Livemint.com1 month ago

Global food prices fall for fifth straight year in 2016: FAO

In 2016, Food and Agriculture Organisation's global food price index averaged 161.6 points, 1.5% below the 2015 level, and nearly 30% lower than that in 2011 New Delhi: Global food prices fell for the fifth straight year in 2016, the UN Food and ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Niti Aayog projects 6% farm growth, overshooting CSO estimates

Agriculture growth is intact as demonetisation caused small and insignificant effect on growth of output as well as farmers income: Niti Aayog New Delhi: The farm sector is witnessing a remarkable turnaround and the agricultural growth rate will hit ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Finance ministry's Twitter poll on budget gets most votes for farm focus

The finance ministry's Twitter poll had drawn more than 21,400 votes till 8pm Monday, with 66% respondents seeking a more agriculture-focused budget New Delhi: A Twitter poll by the finance ministry inviting suggestions on which sector needs most ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

GDP advance estimates hint at revival of farm sector, pegs growth at 4.1%

The expected 4.1% growth rate follows a normal monsoon in 2016 and is close to the 4.2% achieved in 2013-14, also a normal monsoon year New Delhi: The government has forecast that farm production will grow by a robust 4.1% in 2016-17, indicating a ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
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