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PTI
April 27, 2018



By Tajamul Haque
Delhi, June 24, 2017
Concerted efforts to address declining crop productivity and water scarcity are crucial for sustainability of Indian agriculture.


Reuters
March 28, 2017
India, the world's second-biggest wheat producer, lowered the import tax on wheat to 10 percent from 25 percent last September and scrapped the duty on December 8.


Ajita Shashidhar
February 3, 2017
The reason for the dip has been an almost 25 per cent increase in the input costs (such as green fodder and cattle feed), thanks to three consecutive years of drought in most parts of the country. Additionally, policies such as ban on cow slaughter have been a deterrent in milk production in states such as Maharashtra.


BT Online
February 1, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented Union Budget 2017-18 in Lok Sabha. 


BT Online
New Delhi, February 1, 2017
After paying tribute to the parliamentarian and former Union minister E Ahamed, finance minister Arun Jaitley tables the Union Budget 2017 as scheduled. Catch all the live updates here.


Reuters
October 19, 2016
Despite pleas from the government not to, farmers like Santosh Wagh went right back to planting sugar cane as soon as the first nourishing monsoon rains brought water to his drought-stricken region of central India.


PTI
Washington, October 4, 2016
\"However, India faces the challenge of further accelerating the responsiveness of poverty reduction to growth, promoting inclusion, and extending gains to a broader range of human development outcomes related to health, nutrition, education and gender,\" said the biannual report.


PTI
New Delhi, July 5, 2016
India's growth over the coming years will be challenged by lacklustre global demand, high corporate leverage and impaired credit supply, Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday.


Prosenjit Datta & Anand Adhikari
June 29, 2016
Rajan had already made his presence felt at RBI and on the financial reforms front within those two years. He had made the monetary policy sharply focused on consumer price inflation (CPI). His successor will need to decide which ones to follow through.


Reuters
New Delhi, June 1, 2016
With Modi's patronage, it is more likely the government will reappoint Rajan, whose three-year term expires in September, should he wish to stay on, the sources said.


Reuters
New Delhi, May 31, 2016
Despite a dearth of private investment and shrinking exports, governmentpolicies are having some success as cooling inflation and lower interest rates have boosted consumer demand.


By Sarika Malhotra
Delhi, May 5, 2016
India's unprecedented water crisis is affecting everyone - from domestic user to farmer to industrialist. The lopsided cost vs price economics of water can have a debilitating effect on the country. What government, industry and farmers need to do to avert a catastrophe.


PTI
February 8, 2016



Team BT
Delhi, March 9, 2016
Arun Jaitley has shown the right intent by focusing on the rural economy in his Budget, but appears to have failed to outline a clear roadmap for delivering on his promises.


By Ajita Shashidhar and Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, February 11, 2016
The rural economy is indeed in doldrums, with agriculture (which contributes 17.4 per cent to the country's GDP) growing by just 1 per cent in the last one year, thanks to poor monsoons.


by Ajita Shashidhar & Dipak Mondal
Delhi, February 16, 2016
The rural economy is reeling under erratic monsoons and unfriendly government policies. The crisis is so deep that its spillover has made the whole economy anaemic.


Team BT
Delhi, February 13, 2016
A slowing world economy, two consecutive bad monsoons and a political logjam in Parliament, apart from a host of other domestic challenges, have created a challenge of greater proportions for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.


R.S. Khanna
February 2, 2016
Are the extreme weather events like the cloud burst in Leh, heavy rains and flash floods in Uttarakhand in June, 2013 and in Chennai in November-December 2015, pointers of climate change?


By M.S. SWAMINATHAN
Delhi, January 11, 2016
If the rains fail, so does our crops. How does one move beyond the over dependence on rains as many other countries have done? Professor M.S. Swaminathan, renowned geneticist and father of the Indian Green Revolution, shares his thoughts.


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