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PTI
November 17, 2018
In an election rally in Chhattisgarh on Friday, Modi had asked the Congress to make a Congressman, from outside the Nehru-Gandhi family, president of the party for five years.


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November 14, 2018



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November 6, 2018



BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 5, 2018
It's Day 5 of the ongoing nationwide agitation by farmers, and if its runs the planned course till June 10, not only is the supply and price situation of fresh produce likely to worsen but there may also be spill-over effects on dining out.


E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, May 18, 2018
Speaking to Business Today, Professor RS Deshpande, senior economist and former director and currently honorary visiting professor at ISEC, Bengaluru, said the figure on the actual impact could go up as we still need to get numbers from commercial banks on the outstanding loans to such farmers (could be about 8 lakh of them).


Joe C. Mathew
NA, April 30, 2018
The government would do well to fix flaws in the basic MSP structure before rolling it out for all crops.


Anilesh S. Mahajan
New Delhi, January 30, 2018
Farmer producer organisations could help alleviate rural distress. Will the budget give them a boost?


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, November 22, 2017
The decision was taken at the end of a two-day Kisan Mukti Sansad, a mock-parliament, in New Delhi on November 20 and 21. Over 50,000 farmers from across the country had congregated in Delhi to be part of the event.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, November 17, 2017
A campaign called \"Indebted2Farmers\", initiated on Thursday, saw Actor Kamal Haasan, actress Swara Bhaskar, singer Rabbi Shergill, Oscar nominee Vetrimaran, actresses Revathy Asha, Music director Prakash Kumar and Rohini posing for pictures with a placard that said \"Indebted2Farmers\" on Twitter and Facebook


Team BT
New Delhi, September 2, 2017
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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
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.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, June 14, 2017
Fact-finding missions, led by civil society groups and farmers' organisations, have identified unremunerative prices, non-receipt of crop insurance payments and demonetisation as the key issues that led to farmers' suicides and recent protests in Madhya Pradesh.


Prosenjit Datta
New Delhi, May 13, 2017
As agricultural tax proposals are now a political hot potato, farm incomes need to be examined and rationalised


Reuters
April 19, 2017
India risks straining public finances and undermining already ailing state banks, economists said, after a $5.6 billion loan write-off for farmers in Uttar Pradesh and moves to do something similar in at least four other states.


Reuters
April 8, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to need a big rise in economic growth and a run of good weather to have a chance of fulfilling his promise to double farmers' incomes by 2022.


PTI
New Delhi, January 13, 2016
\"Farmer brothers and sisters, at a time when you are celebrating festivals like Lohri, Pongal and Bihu, the government has given you a gift in the form of Prime Minister's Crop Insurance Scheme,\" PM Modi tweeted hours after the Cabinet cleared the proposal.


Rajendra Jadhav
Sarve, Maharashtra, July 16, 2015
Weather departments have predicted a dry spell of almost 6% below normal, with the deficit as high as 52%  in some regions.


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.


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