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BusinessToday.In
October 23, 2020
The government said action under the Prevention of Black-marketing and Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act, 1980, would be taken to prevent any hoarding, black marketing of onions by unscrupulous elements


PTI
October 21, 2020
The chief minister announced this on Twitter, hours after the Punjab assembly unanimously passed four bills and adopted a resolution against the Union government laws


BusinessToday.In
October 19, 2020
The biggest fear of these new agri laws among the respondent farmers (57 per cent) was that they would now be forced to sell their crop produce at a lower price in the open market, while 33 per cent farmers fear the government will end the system of minimum support price (MSP), showed survey


PTI
October 13, 2020
The government mulled over the ways and means to shield the state farmers from the effects of the central laws during a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 10, 2020
India's fuel demand shrinks 4.4% to 15.47 mn tonnes in SeptIndia's fuel demand fell about 4.4% in September compared with a year earlier, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the Oil Ministry showed on Friday.Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 15.47 million tonnes, the data showed. Demand for diesel, which is widely used for transportation as well as for irrigation needs in India, declined 6% year-on-year to 5.49 million tonnes.RBI keeps repo rate ...


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 30, 2020
The three new agriculture laws will shift the power centre of agriculture trading from established APMC markets to corporate players in a gradual manner. But will the transition be smooth?


BusinessToday.In
September 29, 2020
Farmers' protest: In Punjab, farmers continued their 'rail roko' agitation for the fifth consecutive day. The protesters under the banner of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee have been squatting on rail tracks since September 24 at Jalandhar, Amritsar, Tanda, Mukerian and Ferozepur


BusinessToday.In
September 28, 2020
President Ram Nath Kovind gave his approval to the three contentious farm bills amid nationwide protests by farmers


BusinessToday.In
September 28, 2020
Harsimrat Kaur Badal who recently resigned from the government tweeted, 'Indeed a DARK DAY for democracy as President Kovind too refused to heed the request of 18 political parties pleading him not to sign the undemocratically passed anti-farmer bills'


BusinessToday.In
September 22, 2020
The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020 aims to remove fears of private investors of excessive regulatory interference in their business operations


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


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


BusinessToday.In
September 17, 2020
Moving bill in Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says government was compelled to come out with an ordinance as condition of cooperative banks is \"grave\"; as many as 277 urban cooperative banks have reported losses in 2018-19 fiscal, she adds


PB Jayakumar
September 16, 2020
Presently, two public sector companies of the Department of Atomic Energy - Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI) are involved in nuclear power generation


BusinessToday.In
September 16, 2020
In response to the debate on Banking Regulations (Amendment) Bill, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Bill is aimed at improving governance at cooperative banks and protect depositors' money


BusinessToday.In
September 16, 2020
India Stock Market Highlights Today: M&M, followed by Bajaj Auto, Maruti, L&T, Tata Steel, UltraTech Cement and Nestle India were among the top gainers on Sensex pack today. On the other hand, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance and SBI were among the laggards


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


BusinessToday.In
September 15, 2020
Onion export ban: One of the reasons for the prohibition is reduction in supply due to heavy rains in many parts of the country, as well as India's retail inflation


BusinessToday.In
September 14, 2020
\"The export of all varieties of onion is prohibited with immediate effect,\" the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification


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