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Ratnajyoti Dutta
June 5, 2015
On June 2, India Meterological Department (IMD) scaled down this year's June to September monsoon rainfall forecast citing an El Nino weather pattern, raising fears of the first drought in six years.


Krishna N. Das
June 5, 2015
The outlook by Skymet should help allay concerns of farmers who have already been hit hard by unseasonal rains earlier this year and have been on edge ever since the government forecast what could be India's first drought in six years.


Ratnajyoti Dutta and Mayank Bhardwaj
New Delhi, June 4, 2015
The agriculture sector posted two straight quarters of negative growth of 1.1 per cent each to March.


Mayank Bhardwaj and Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, June 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to provide millions of farmers with income insurance linked to crop prices, officials say, but it may not do much to ease rural distress, with small farmers standing to benefit little.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
June 2, 2015
The arrival of the June-September rains has already been delayed about five days, worrying both farmers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which is battling a rural slowdown.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
June 1, 2015
\"We hope conditions will become favourable for the monsoon onset over the Kerala coast on around June 5,\" said B.P. Yadav, director of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).


Ratnajyoti Dutta
May 14, 2015
In 2014, the annual rains hit the Kerala coast on June 6. India received deficient rains during the monsoon season last year, which reduced grains output in the nation.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
March 27, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to promote a \"per drop, more crop\" approach to farming to make better use of scarce water.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, March 4, 2015
If the outlook turns out correct, it will be another shot in the arm for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to revive the economy after the RBI unexpectedly cut its policy rate for the second time this year on Wednesday.


Manoj Kumar and Ratnajyoti Dutta
February 28, 2015
FM Arun Jaitley said he would stand by the fiscal deficit target for the 2014/15 fiscal year, which ends March 31, of 4.1 per cent of gross domestic product. Growth would accelerate to between 8 and 8.5 per cent next fiscal, Jaitley added.


Manoj Kumar and Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, February 28, 2015
Jaitley delivering his first full-year budget, said economic growth would accelerate to between 8 and 8.5 per cent in the fiscal year starting in April.


Ratnajyoti Dutta and Manoj Kumar
New Delhi, February 25, 2015
The government had earmarked a subsidy of Rs 72,970 crore for the current fiscal year ending March 31.


Ratnajyoti Dutta and Manoj Kumar
October 25, 2014
\"Currently, interest rates are a disincentive. Now that inflation seems to be stabilising somewhat, the time seems to have come to moderate the interest rates,\" FM Arun Jaitley said in an interview to The Times of India.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
September 30, 2014
The four-month long monsoon season ended with 12 percent below average rainfall, making it the worst in five years.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, September 23, 2014
The withdrawal has been delayed due to a late revival of rains this month, causing floods in some parts of the region.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, September 17, 2014
The annual monsoon rains are vital because over half of India's farmlands lack irrigation, and the farm sector accounts for 14 per cent of the national economy.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
September 11, 2014
Rainfall turned 24 per cent surplus in the previous week after the June-September monsoon season broke a three-week-long lull that lasted until August 27.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
September 5, 2014
Rainfall for the week ended September 3 was 24 per cent above the normal level, a reversal from the previous week, which was 22 per cent below normal.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, August 12, 2014
Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh said there was no scientific evidence of a drought this year and that the August-September monsoon rains were seen at 95 per cent of the long-period average.


Ratnajyoti Dutta
New Delhi, August 7, 2014
\"Monsoon is in an active phase and no dry run is expected in the next week,\" said BP Yadav, head of the National Weather Forecasting Centre at the India Meteorological Department.


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