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Budget a damp squib, lacks vision: Rahul

Budget session     New Delhi : Slamming the Budget, Rahul Gandhi today said it lacked a clear vision and had nothing for farmers, youths and job creation. “We were expecting fireworks, [...]

February 1st, 2017 | Posted in Budget,Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Budget focuses on 10 sectors to ensure TECIndia: Jaitley

FM Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget 2017New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the focus of his Budget for 2017-18 will be on 10 important sectors, including farmers, infrastructure, digital economy and tax administration [...]

February 1st, 2017 | Posted in Budget,Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Centre extends deadline for rabi crop insurance till Jan 10

Agriculture     Mumbai : The Union Government has extended the timeline for farmers to get enrolled in the rabi crop insurance scheme till January 10, Maharashtra agriculture minister Pandurang Fundkar [...]

December 31st, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Mumbai | Read More »

Rahul Gandhi-led Cong delegation meets PM

Parliament winter session     New Delhi : A Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to highlight the plight of farmers in the country and demanded a loan waiver [...]

December 16th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Cash limits eased for farmers, marriages; halved for exchange

Shaktikanta DasNew Delhi : With the shock demonetisation move in the middle of marriage and sowing seasons causing hardships, the government today eased restrictions on cash withdrawal by farmers and families [...]

November 17th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Rahul begins UP campaign, addresses farmers

Rahul Gandhi protesting against  the drug menaceRudrapur (Deoria) : Rahul Gandhi today kick started his party’s election push in Uttar Pradesh,  launching a 2,500-km “kisan mahayatra” accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “ignoring” their problems and [...]

September 6th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »


Tribal farmers preparing their paddy fieldTribal farmers preparing their paddy field for paddy sapling in Kandhamal, Odisha [...]

July 12th, 2016 | Posted in Photo Gallery | Read More »

Distressed farmers in Maharashtra to get free seeds

FarmersMumbai : Maharashtra government today came forward to help the state’s distressed farmers by signing an MoU with the Indian Merchants’ Chamber to provide seeds free of cost to those [...]

June 27th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Mumbai,Topnews | Read More »

MeT advises ‘go slow’ on sowing in Mah as monsoon gets delayed

ADVANCE OF SW MONSOON 2016     Pune : Even as farmers in the drought-hit Maharashtra have geared up for sowing operations, the weather department has issued a ‘go slow’ advisory as the much-awaited monsoon [...]

June 14th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Maharashtra,Topnews | Read More »

Govt must immly provide relief to farmers hit by rains: Rahul

Parliament's budget session      New Delhi : Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today urged the government in Lok Sabha to respond quickly to the plight of farmers in north India hit by heavy [...]

March 14th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »