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Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 11, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has highlighted that the fiscal deficit of all 29 Indian states would decline to 2.6 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) as per their FY2019 Budget Estimates (BE), from 3.1 per cent of GDP as per their FY2018 Revised Estimates (RE).


PTI
May 7, 2018



Prosenjit Datta
New Delhi, March 15, 2018
Over the past year and a half, discontent in the farming community has been rising across the country


Tripti Kedia
Delhi, November 25, 2017
Agribusiness companies recorded the highest gains in market cap, thanks to government policies. But the sector still faces challenges.


Arun Singh
New Delhi, October 7, 2017
RBI has already reduced the gross value added (GVA) growth projections from 7.3 per cent to 6.7 per cent, citing the adverse impact of GST, concerns around Kharif crop production, weak consumer confidence and delay in investment.


Swati Kamal
August 11, 2017
And over the years, the suicides grew in number, commensurate with the general suicide rate.  Any suicide is regrettable for a country and its people, but when we're referring to the country's food-providers - the anna-daatas --  it takes on a different hue altogether.


BT Online
August 2, 2017
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday reduced the policy repo rate by 25 basis points in its third bi-monthly monetary policy review of 2017-18. The current repo rate now stands at 6 per cent.


Avneet Kaur
Delhi, July 8, 2017
Fresh investments are slowing due to poor demand and low capacity utilisation. This has worrying implications for future growth.


Anand Adhikari
Delhi, July 8, 2017
General insurers are aggressively tapping into the new crop insurance business subsidised by the government for farmers, but the risk could be huge


By Joe C. Mathew
Delhi, June 24, 2017
Farm loan waivers can bring only temporary relief. India needs long-term supply chain and technology reforms if it has to have any chance of tackling farmer discontent.


BT Online
June 21, 2017
Siddaramaiah-led Congress government has been facing intense pressure for long to dole out loan waivers to farmers after Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab made similar announcements to fullfill their poll promises.


Diksha Ramesh
New Delhi, June 21, 2017
Can waiving loans solve the larger agricultural crisis that have plunged the farmers into despair?


PTI
June 21, 2017
Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today blamed commercial banks for \"unethical\" loaning to farmers which made growers \"debt ridden\".


PTI
New Delhi, June 20, 2017
\"There is no such proposal. We have got FRBM Act and fiscal deficit target, we intend adhering to it,\" Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in New Delhi.


BT Online
June 20, 2017
Punjab has announced crop loan waiver of up to Rs 2 lakh for farmers who own less than five acre of agricultural land and a flat relief of Rs 2 lakh for all other marginal farmers, irrespective of the loan amount.


E Kumar Sharma
January 5, 2015
The latest data on agricultural households in India raises some worrying questions for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


Puja Mehra
November 13, 2008
Increased government spending can help fight economic slowdown. But it won’t. And the reason is not lack of funds. What is needed is a comprehensive booster dose of steroids to resuscitate the economy. Manmohan Singh’s diagnosis is not off the mark, but the delivery is. A report by Puja Mehra.


T.V. Mahalingam
March 18, 2008
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s populist scheme will not make much difference to farmers in the suicide-prone districts of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The day the FM announced the Budget, six farmer suicides were reported. Thirty-four farmer suicides were reported in the 10 days following the Budget. T.V. Mahalingam finds out why the waiver is a \"giant hoax\".   Loan waiver will not benefit most farmers: Left'Money for farmers will end up in party coffers'Full coverage: Budget 2008


www.businesstoday.in
March 18, 2008
The cotton farmers in India have some cause to celebrate. India has overtaken the US as the second-largest producer of cotton, and is also now the third-largest exporter of cotton.


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