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The Political Fix: Will Modi’s five-tranche economic package lift India out of the lockdown abyss? 18.5.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Modi has become a great reformer 18.5.2020 Rediff: Business
Whether it took the corona crisis to bring about the transformation, or otherwise, the change ought to be welcome, notes Virendra Kapoor.
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How Centre plans to enable free inter-state agri trade 17.5.2020 Rediff: Business
The government is looking at tweaking provisions of the Indian Contracts Act of 1872 to bring agreements between farmers and companies under its ambit, aiming to prevent exploitation of farm people.
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Rs 1.63 lakh cr agri package announced 16.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Rs 1.63 lakh cr agri package announced
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Rajasthan Government Unveils Measures To Provide Relief To Farmers 16.5.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Rajasthan government on Friday took several important decisions to provide relief to farmers, including providing a fair price for their crops and facilitating and decentralising procurement,...
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Modi's stimulus package so far is all about liquidity, Indian officials say 15.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's $266 billion economic stimulus programme to deal with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has been all about liquidity measures, with negligible extra budget spending, according to government ...
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‘Voodoo economics’: Congress attacks Centre over third tranche of special package 15.5.2020 Scroll.in
The Congress alleged that not a single penny has been given to the farmer in the package so far.
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India to spend $13 billion on farm infrastructure fund 15.5.2020 Reuters: Top News
India will provide one trillion rupees ($13 billion) to set up an agriculture infrastructure fund, its finance minister said on Friday, part of government efforts to support the economy reeling from a lockdown to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
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FM offers Rs 1.63 lakh cr for agri, allied sectors 15.5.2020 Rediff: Business
Sitharaman also announced Rs 10,000 crore fund to support 2 lakh micro food enterprises for promoting health and wellness, herbal, organic and nutritional products.
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Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Reforms To Help Farmers Earn Better Prices 15.5.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The government will amend Essential Commodities Act to enable better price for farmers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today, in her third set of announcements on the mega economic stimulus...
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Top 10 Takeaways From Nirmala Sitharaman's Announcements For Farmers 15.5.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced 11 measures aimed at boosting agriculture and allied activities affected by the coronavirus crisis. The measures were part of the Rs 20 lakh...
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Covid-19: Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1 lakh crore for funding agricultural infrastructure 15.5.2020 Scroll.in
The finance minister announced a scheme to launch two lakh Micro Food Enterprises, in order to realise PM Modi’s ‘vocal for local with global outreach’ vision.
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Covid 19 : The Floral Connection of South Sikkim 15.5.2020 Voice of Sikkim
Namchi, 15th May (IPR): For most people flower symbolises hope, love, compassion, courage and many more but for floriculturist flowers are a source of livelihood. Presently the whole country is facing nation- wide lockdown to combat COVID-19 resulting in the loss of income for these floriculturist as they mostly rely on export of flowers to […]
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India's farmers gather record wheat crop, but cannot move it 15.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
Late last month, Sukrampal had to beg and borrow farmhands from nearby villages to gather his part of the country's largest-ever wheat harvest in Haryana state near New Delhi.
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Farmers planting mountain of U.S. corn as prices collapse 12.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. corn farmers are facing steep losses this year as prices collapse to the lowest in more than a decade after they had purchased seeds and fertilizers and started planting the second-biggest crop since the Great Depression.
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As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar 11.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants have increasingly been exporting to China while U.S. consumers face shortages, a Reuters analysis of government data ...
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Wall St. climbs 1% as historic job losses fewer than feared 8.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
Major U.S. stock indexes climbed on Friday and were on track to log solid gains for the week after data showing historic job losses from the coronavirus crisis were slightly fewer than feared.
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Gold at near two-week high ahead of key U.S. jobs data 8.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
Gold hit a near two-week high on Friday as investors awaited U.S. nonfarm payrolls data for pointers on the U.S. economy after a batch of weak economic indicators boosted hopes of more stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
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Gold holds steady as markets await key U.S. jobs data 8.5.2020 Reuters: Money News
Gold held firm on Friday as financial markets awaited U.S. nonfarm payrolls data to shed more light on the state of the country's economy following a batch of weak economic indicators that boosted expectations of more Fed stimulus ...
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Agri Department clarifies 8.5.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Agri Department clarifies
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