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Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, February 22, 2021
'Reduce fuel prices by partially rolling back excise duty': Sonia Gandhi to PM Modi Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reduce fuel prices by partially rolling back excise duty, saying that the prices of petrol and diesel are at 'historic and unsustainable' high. She said that the central government has unreasonably levied excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 33 and Rs 32, respectively, which is higher than the base price of these fuels....


Joe C Mathew
February 21, 2021
The 'Model Bill' intends to ensure protection of farmers from exploitation by middlemen and large corporate entities


PTI
February 21, 2021
In his pre-recorded address for the sixth Governing Council virtual meeting of Niti Aayog, the senior Congress leader also proposed that states are consulted before deciding the priority list for COVID-19 vaccination


PTI
February 18, 2021
The statement comes following media reports that the White House has asked Meena Harris, niece of the vice president, to stop \"using her aunt to boost her brand\"


BusinessToday.In
February 13, 2021
Amid ongoing agitation by farmers demanding the repeal of three contentious farm laws, the finance minister informed that not a single APMC has been shut in any state


BusinessToday.In
February 11, 2021
After India rebuked Twitter for not promptly complying with government orders to take down certain content, #BanTwitterIndia started trending on Twitter


PTI
February 10, 2021
About 8,500 FPOs have been promoted in the country by various agencies with 4,868 of them by NABARD alone, its chairman Dr G R Chintala told reporters at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)


BusinessToday.In
February 10, 2021
PM Modi Lok Sabha speech: The Prime Minister emphasised on the role of private sector in the growth of the country


BusinessToday.In
February 8, 2021
PM Modi speaks at Rajya Sabha: India is not merely the world's largest democracy. India is the mother of democracy and this is our ethos, he said


BusinessToday.In
February 6, 2021
The internet services remained suspended the entire day on February 6 as farmers conducted 'chakka jam' for three hours at several state and national highways


PTI
February 4, 2021
The Haryana government on Thursday lifted mobile internet curbs from three more districts even as the services will continue to remain suspended in Sonipat and Jhajjar districts of the state till 5 pm on February 5, an official statement said


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, February 4, 2021
The United States of America has called for a 'dialogue' between the Indian government and agitating farmers. A statement from the US Embassy urged Modi government to recognise 'peaceful protests' and allow access to the internet. While observing that there needs to be a resolution to the farmers' protest in India, Washington DC welcomed India's efforts towards agricultural reforms. The Indian government, on the other hand, had already sent out a statement on Wednesday, stating that the government is in a continued engagement with the farmers and that only a small section of farmers in parts of India have 'reservations' about these reforms. Watch the video for more.Also Read: BigBasket's FY20 revenue jumps 36% to Rs 3,818 crore


PTI
February 4, 2021
In general, the United States welcomes steps that would improve the efficiency of India's markets and attract greater private sector investment, a State Department spokesperson said


PTI
February 4, 2021
A tweet by Rihanna extending support to protesting farmers triggered a wave of support for them by a number of global celebrities, activists and politicians


BusinessToday.In
February 4, 2021
Farmers' protests: US state department says unhindered access to information, including the internet, is fundamental to freedom of expression and a hallmark of a thriving society


BusinessToday.In
February 3, 2021
The MEA urged that one should make a comment on an issue after having a proper understanding about it. 'The temptation of sensationalist social media hashtags and comments, especially when resorted to by celebrities and others, is neither accurate nor responsible,' MEA wrote


BusinessToday.In
February 2, 2021
In a press conference at the Singhu border, farmers' unions seemed disgruntled by the government for \"ignoring\" them in the Union Budget speech. They accused the government of alleged harassment, as they said that water and power supplies to the protest sites had been curtailed


Mansi Jaswal
February 1, 2021
Union Budget 2021: It is anticipated that the government may roll out its ambitious DBT for fertiliser, offering direct subsidy transfer into the accounts of farmers. Timely release of the additional allocation for the fertiliser will enable clearance of the subsidy backlog


BusinessToday.In
February 1, 2021
Union Budget 2021 Highlights: Congress leader P. Chidambaram said that the government had only marginally raised health funding, which when adjusted to inflation becomes nil


PTI
January 31, 2021
As farmers' protest at Delhi borders against the contentious laws continues unabated, Pawar said in a series of tweets that the MSP mechanism should be strengthened further


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