Maharashtra bitter message to sugar mills: No money to fund you

Amidst plummeting sugar prices in international markets, the Maharashtra Government today expressed helplessness in monetarily assisting mill owners to pay fair and remunerative price to cane growers, saying there is not enough money to even pay salaries of its employees.

Rangarajan panel report on poverty attacked by parties

The Rangarajan Committee, which has suggested a new benchmark for describing poverty on Monday came under sharp attack from political parties, which said it amounted to "mocking at the poor" and makes neither "common sense" nor "economic sense".

CPI asks govt to revisit decision to hike gas prices

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta asked the government to revisit the recent decision to hike gas prices.

Former Army chief VK Singh condemns police firing on farmers

Former Army chief V K Singh condemned recent police firing on protesting farmers in Maharashtra and demanded that the state take responsibility for the delay in carrying out negotiation of cane price.

‘Implement Rangarajan group`s recommendations’

Opposition PDP demanded implementation of various recommendations made by the Central government-appointed Rangarajan Committee.

Will appeal to Centre for Rs 8000-cr package: Omar

Omar Abdullah said his government would
appeal to the Centre to grant Rs 8,000-crore financial package as advocated by the panel.