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PTI
September 26, 2020
Parliament on Wednesday approved the three labour codes that will remove impediments to winding up of companies and allow firing of staff without government permission in firms with up to 300 workers from the existing 100


BusinessToday.In
September 22, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the provisions would, however, not impact proceedings already initiated before March 25. The Centre might extend this six-month period to one year through notification


BusinessToday.In
September 21, 2020
A total of 12 opposition parties yesterday gave a notice for a no-confidence motion against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh over the manner in which two farm Bills were passed after he overruled their pleas for an adjournment of the proceedings


Prasanna Mohanty
September 21, 2020
Contrary to Centre's claims, a parallel private market for farm produce and negation of states' regulatory power are aimed at helping private businesses at the cost of farmers. The last thing distressed farmers need is exposure to unregulated market forces


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2020
Opposition accuses BJP government of censoring Rajya Sabha TV coverage during Parliament session; agriculture minister terms the bills \"historic\", which will bring a revolutionary change in farmer's lives


PTI
September 20, 2020
Bills are facing staunch opposition from farmer bodies as well as from within ruling coalition; Harsimrat Kaur Badal, food processing minister from Shiromani Akali Dal party, resigned from Cabinet last week


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2020
Chidambaram said farm bills do not contain a clause that final price a farmer will get from private purchaser should not be less than MSP; bills undermine only regulated market available to farmers without creating thousands of alternative markets, he adds


Joe C Mathew
September 18, 2020
Farmer leaders want the government to introduce an assurance of minimum support price (MSP) for agricultural crops in the Bill itself instead of giving verbal promises


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
Once these bills will become laws, farmers can take their produce anywhere -- inter-state or intra-state -- beyond APMCs; states can't levy any fee or cess on farmers; and farmers and buyers can reach at an agreement before procuring harvest


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
Farm bills 2020: PM Modi said that the government is committed to help farmers get the right prices through Minimum Support Price amid massive protests over the three bills that were passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the \"grave flaw\" in the ordinances passed in Lok Sabha is that they don't specify that the price which the farmer gets shall not be less than the MSP


BusinessToday.In
September 17, 2020
New parliament building: The Indian Constitution is likely to be displayed for public viewing in the central foyer that has been renamed Constitution Hall. There will be a library near the central foyer


PTI
September 17, 2020
These bills seek to provide barrier-free trade for farmers' produce outside notified farm mandis, and empower farmers to enter into farming agreements with private players prior to production for sale of agri-produce


PTI
September 16, 2020
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, an ally of the ruling BJP, spoke about \"misgivings\" and \"doubts\" among farmers on the bill and two other proposed legislations related to the farm sector


Reuters
March 23, 2020
Under the new system, people would be sent information if they came into contact with someone who was infected and the same information would be passed on to special regional headquarters set up to fight the respiratory disease pandemic


BusinessToday.In
February 1, 2020
Budget 2020: In today's speech, the FM broke her own record and delivered the longest Union Budget speech, which was 159 minutes long


PTI
September 22, 2019



BusinessToday.In
July 2, 2019
Union Budget 2019 Live: With today's budget, the Modi government seeks to reverse weakening growth and investment to regain India's fastest growing economy tag


Prasanna Mohanty
New Delhi, March 28, 2019
From suppression of key statistics to revision of GDP numbers and fiddling with budget numbers, the Central government's data management has come under sharp attacks of economists and social scientists in recent times, and rightly so. Economic statistics are vital to public debate and policy making. The second part of the two-part series looks at how GDP and budget numbers give a misleading picture of the state of economy.


Prosenjit Datta, Rajeev Dubey & Anilesh S Mahajan
New Delhi, February 14, 2019
The country's interim Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal, speaks to Business Today's Prosenjit Datta, Rajeev Dubey and Anilesh S. Mahajan about the Budgets fiscal math, the role of states in the new income support scheme for farmers and the government's plans to fulfil its promises in an election year. Edited excerpts:


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