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Will ensure villages, India`s poor have access to 24-hour electricity: PM Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 17:31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the nation that his government is taking all efforts to ensure that in coming years the villages and poor of India have access to 24 hours electricity.

Over 300 Vidarbha region farmers protest over long pending demands

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 14:40

More than 300 farmers of the draught-affected areas of Vidarbha region staged a protest in Yavatmal district demanding the state government to take steps to provide relief to farmers.

Noida farmers to get Rs 5060/sq m under direct purchase scheme

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 21:50

The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) on Tuesday approved Land compensation of Rs 2,640 per square meter for direct purchase cases.

Telangana CM orders release of Rs 404.58 cr for farmers` subsidy

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 01:21

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday ordered the release of Rs 404.58 crore towards input subsidy to farmers whose crops were damaged due to different natural calamities from 2009-10 to 2014.

Telangana`s credit plan for FY15 set at Rs 63,047 crore

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 21:33

Telangana government on Friday released the State Credit Plan for 2014-15 with a total outlay of Rs 63,047 crore, a 14.40 per cent increase from Rs 55,113 crore in the last fiscal.

Govt to take steps to address sugar industry problems

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 16:38

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the money would go directly into the accounts of farmers so as to avoid any malpractice by the mills.

SBI ties-up with NCDEX Spot Exchange

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 17:20

With this initiative, SBI would reach out to more farmers for post harvest credit delivery, quickly and more efficiently.

Sugar mills owe Rs 9,252 crore to cane farmers as on July 31

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:11

Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.

India not to compromise interest of farmers at WTO: Sitharaman

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 13:08

India had decided not to ratify WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).

Arun Jaitley asks MPs to take govt message to public

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 12:55

The BJP on Tuesday told its MPs to communicate to the public the stand its government has taken to protect the interests of farmers at the WTO and assure them that it would not compromise with their interests at any cost.

Farmers' interest paramount, cannot be compromised in WTO: Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 19:06

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the interest of farmers is paramount and can not be compromised during WTO negotiations, the pressure from developed world notwithstanding.

Congress demands special package for drought, flood-hit farmers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 17:47

Congress today asked the government to announce a special package for farmers affected by drought and floods saying the country would not survive if their condition continued to be precarious.