Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 15:45
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the processed food industry is facing problems due to the existing tax regime and hoped the implementation of the proposed GST would benefit the sector.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 15:50
Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Monday alleged that Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar did not want any party or alliance to get a clear majority in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections so that he could become the Prime Minister.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 22:29
Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the Centre is striving hard to table the women reservation Bill during the next session of Parliament.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 15:00
Union Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar has been admitted to a Bombay hospital here following high blood pressure, party spokesperson Nawab Malik said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 21:27
NCP president Sharad Pawar has turned blogger and in his maiden post sought to reply critics questioning his contribution as the agriculture minister.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 17:17
Refusing to ban export of onion, the Centre asked state governments to invoke Essential Commodities Act to crackdown on hoarders.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 23:57
Former Jharkhand agriculture minister and BJP leader Satyanand Bhokta was on Thursday arrested by a team of vigilance sleuths, two days after the state vigilance bureau grilled him in connection with the purchase of seeds when he was the minister.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 12:26
A separate Vidarbha could have prevented large number of suicides by farmers in the region, according to youth leader and son of former Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Ranjeet Deshmukh.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 15:15
India's foodgrain production is projected to increase marginally in the kharif (summer) season this year to 129.32 million tonnes after more than half the country received normal monsoon rains.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 18:54
The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and Gujarat government seeking their replies to a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a city-based resident demanding a CBI probe into illegal mining in Porbandar district with alleged complicity of Gujarat Agriculture Minister Babu Bokhiria.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 22:17
Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh on Sunday said there is a drought-like situation in many districts of the state due to rainfall deficit.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 20:59
Apparently rebuked by JD(U) leadership, Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh said he "regretted" his remarks giving clean chit to Pakistan for the killing of five Indian soldiers on LoC.
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