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Farmers unhappy with Budget 2013

Feb 28, 2013
Farmers are not happy with the schemes announced for them by the Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Union Budget 2013-14. Farme...

Several schemes announced for farmers

Feb 28, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram announced various schemes for farmers.

Purulia shellac industry declining

Dec 13, 2012
The shellac manufacturing industry in the city of Purulia, West Bengal, is shrinking at a very fast pace. The reason for the decli...

Free sugar industry from all controls: Rangarajan panel

Oct 15, 2012
An expert panel set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday recommended lifting all controls on the sugar industry, among the m...

Punjab delays paddy procurement, angers farmers

Oct 10, 2012
Farmers in Punjab are protesting against delays in the state government’s paddy procurement drive.. Farmers in that state have ...

Rains damage cotton crop in Punjab, Haryana

Oct 01, 2012
Unexpected rains in Punjab and Haryana have damaged a significant portion of the cotton crop, flattening the hopes of farmers in t...

Big farm lobbies favor FDI in multi-brand retail

Sep 26, 2012
Big farm lobbies in India, where agriculture accounts for 16 percent of the country’s GDP and 10 percent of its export earnings,...

'Tobacco extract can treat heart disease'

Sep 11, 2012
If the World Health Organization can have its way, area under tobacco cultivation in India, the third largest producer, could redu...

State promises fresh vegetables for Bangaloreans

Sep 05, 2012
Farmers in five districts of the southern Karnataka state have been roped in to help improve the quality of fresh produce hitting ...

Bad monsoon will hit India's turmeric production

Jul 12, 2012
Low supplies with farmers adopting a wait-and-watch stance are pushing up turmeric prices in India, the largest grower and exporte...