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Migrants looking for a better life in Indian cities continue to be shadowed by caste bias 17.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
From division of labour, housing and access to public facilities – caste determines everything.
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As food inflation rises, who are Indians blaming? 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In Mumbai, many low-income workers and small businessmen hold the BJP government squarely responsible.
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"Poverty and income inequality up in 25 states and UTs": NITI Aayog 14.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
"Poverty and income inequality up in 25 states and UTs": NITI Aayog
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2020 starts with 40 pc more rainfall 11.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
2020 starts with 40 pc more rainfall
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Bonus for Wheat 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Chief Minister Mr.Kamal Nath Cabinet has given more incentives to farmers by taking a decision to give Rs.160 per quintal more on wheat over and above the Central Government minimum support procurement price. The last Government of Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan also paid Rs.100 per quintal more on wheat minimum support price. But his gesture created a serious difficulty for his Government. The farmers of neighbouring states the Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra brought their wheat stock to Madhya Pradesh as in their states there was no payment of bonus. They sold it through the local farmers and bribery at the purchasing centre to get the benefit of the bonus. This created financial difficulty for the Madhya Pradesh Government. Moreover the NABARD and the FCI, the Central Government procurement agencies objected to Bonus practice of Madhya Pradesh. The Central agencies procured the wheat first and after their full quota the State procurement started. The farmers were not selling ...
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Monsoon Delayed 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Monsoon that arrives in the Madhya Pradesh around June 10 has been delayed approximately by 10 days due to certain unfavourable conditions in the Arabian Sea. The western part of the state get rain by South Western branch of Monsoon and Southern districts of the State get rains from the south-eastern branch of monsoon. The Weather Office has said the South West monsoon has covered Kerala, Karnataka,Konkan, part of Maharashtra, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh. But after this there seems to no further advance. Earlier it was expected Monsoon on till hit MP on June 11. If monsoon comes even after 10 days delay, it will not harm much but it is stretched further the sowing in agriculture will be delayed. The process of weather system advancing towards Madhya Pradesh is weak and does not seems to have enough energy to push further to the Central part of the state.
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Rahul visits house of Dalit farmer who invented HMT variety of paddy 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the house of Dalit farmer who invented revolutionary HMT variety of paddy in Nanded of Maharashtra. In a post on social media, Mr gandhi lamented the apathy to condition of the farmer, who died in penury. "Dadaji Khobragade, a Dalit farmer-scientist, invented the revolutionary HMT variety of paddy. But, he died largely forgotten and in penury. I visited his home in Nanded, Maharashtra, to condole with his family and to apologise for our apathy as a nation, to his achievements,' Mr Gandhi said in a tweet.
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Monsoon Arrives 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon has arrived in India from its entry state Kerala four days earlier on May 28. The schedule date is June 1. The monsoon has two branches - one from Bay of Bengal known as South-Eastern Monsoon and another from the Arabian Sea known as South-Western Monsoon that arrives first from the Keala and moves upto the Western states of Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat and enter into Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and moves towards Delhi. The Bay of Bengal branch rains in Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Chhattisgarh, Eastern Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and reaches Delhi. It is a very interesting feature of Indian monsoon that its both Eastern and Western branches unite and become one branch over the national capital Delhi and moves upwards Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmri and mighty and lengthy Himalayan range to check the monsoon clouds to remain in India and pour it down here. It is geographically presumed that had there not been Himalaya, the India ...
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Asaram's fall from grace from spiritual guru to rape accused 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
  New Delhi, Fate of controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu whose life has been a roller coaster ride from a tea seller to spiritual guru and then to a rape accused, is hanging in balance with the Jodhpur court set to pronounce its verdict on Wednesday. He was born as Asumal Sirumalani on April 17, 1941 in Pakistan. After the partition, Asumal's family shifted to Gujarat where the entire financial burden of the family fell on him as his father Thaumal Sirumalani's passed away. During 1958-59, Asaram worked as a tea-seller in front of the Magistrate's office. There was an allegation of murder on him and his relatives in the influence of alcohol. But luck favoured him and he got acquitted due to lack of evidence. In 1960s, Asumal turned to liquor-seller from a tea-seller. After this, he also worked in a milk dairy where he used to earn Rs 300 per month. But, he left that job soon and disappeared from there and emerged as a self- appointed godman who earned millions of followers within no time. His ...
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Mah farmers' stir: Six-member body formed to look into demands 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday that a six-member committee has been formed to look into the farmers' issue. The six members are -- Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil, Irrigation Minister Girish Mahajan, PWD Minister Eknath Shinde, Agriculture Minister Pandhurang Phundkar, Cabinet Minister for Tribal Development Vishnu Sawara and Cabinet Minister of Sahakar and Panan Subhash Deshmukh. Meanwhile, after covering 180-km for six days, nearly 40,000 farmers carrying red flags converged at Azad Maidan here on Monday to press for their demands. The march, called by Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sabha (ABKS) affiliated with the CPI(M), had started on March 6 from the CBS Chowk in Nashik. They are demanding waivers on agricultural loans after unseasonal rain destroyed crops, and also more support from the government and fair prices for their produce.The transfer of land to tribal farmers is also on their list. Sighting difficulty for the office-goers and the students appearing for ...
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Amid Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi/Ahmedabad India-Israel relations got a major boost on Wednesday as opening new vistas both the Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his ‘friend’ Benjamin Netanyahu expressed optimism of developing future technologies jointly by forging entrepreneurial alliances. Both the leaders also inaugurated a newly-built campus of International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate) near Ahmedabad. Addressing a gathering at Vadrad in Sabarkantha district, Prime Minister Modi underlined that modern science can play a major game changer role and help develop agriculture even in water-starved landscapes like Israel and Gujarat. “It is a myth to consider that you need abundant water to ensure farm growth and boost production. Israel has proved that every droplet counts. Emphasis should be on making optimum use of water,” Prime Minister said after visiting the Centre of Excellence for Vegetables here alongside Israeli Prime Minister. Mr Netanyahu once again displayed strong warmth in ...
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Netanyahu 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Israeli Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife Ms Sara and 130 members delegation arrived in India on a 6-day visit. Nine defence, agriculture, trade, cyber crime, Indian investment in Israeli oil and gas sector, Israeli technical cooperation in renewable energy, civil aviation, space and industrial research, mutual investment in each other column were signed. In the defence sector the Rs. 430 crore barak missile agreement is of great importance under make in India policy India offers ample opportunity to Israel to set up defence manufacturing units in India. Mr Modi and Mr Netanyahu are personal friends. Mr Modi waiving protocol received him at the Airport. Besides Delhi Mr Netanyahu will visit Ahmedabad and Mumbai also. Israel has made miraculous research and development in the field of agriculture and defence. Since the inception of Israel in 1948 Arab nations were hostile to it. On every Arab attack the Israel retaliated with much more big hit back. It once defected 6 Arab ...
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New high in India-Israel ties 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Nine MoUs signed Agencies, New Delhi In a big push to their bilateral ties, India and Israel on Monday held wide-ranging discussions, resulting in inking of nine MoUs, focussing on defence, agriculture and cyber security. On the second day of Israeli Prime Minister Nenjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India, the two sides held wide-ranging delegation level talks here. The Indian side was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with senior ministers and top Ministry of External Affairs officials. While in his statement Mr Modi said he shares impatience of his Israeli counterpart to achieve results, Mr Netanyahu , in turn described Mr Modi as a revolutionary leader. In a series of tweets, Mr Modi said he would have a chance to be with Israeli PM in his home state Gujarat day after. ‘There, we will have another opportunity to see the fulfillment of the promise, which our mutual cooperation holds in diverse areas such as agriculture, technology, and innovation,’ he tweeted. ‘In Prime Minister Netanyahu , I ...
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MHT CET 2020 registration process begins; apply at mahacet.org 7.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The application process will go on until February 29th, 2020 and the CET exam is scheduled to be conducted in April 2020.
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Makar Sankranti: When does Makar Sankranti fall in 2020? 7.1.2020 Scroll.in
It is one of the most auspicious days of the Hindu calendar and indicates the first day of the sun’s transition into Capricorn.
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Maharashtra government portfolios allocated: Full list of ministers 5.1.2020 DNA
This comes a week after 36 new ministers were sworn in on December 30 as Thackeray expanded the council of ministers of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.
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NCP gets Fin, Home, UD for Sena, Revenue for Congress 5.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
NCP gets Fin, Home, UD for Sena, Revenue for Congress
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In Maharashtra, NCP extracts both home, finance 5.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The long-delayed portfolios in the three-party Maharashtra government were finalised on Saturday evening with NCP succeeding in securing the home department from Shiv Sena, to whom it had been allocated earlier. CM Uddhav Thackeray submitted the list of portfolios to governor B S Koshyari for approval in the evening.
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18000 crore rupees, nearly 5 lakh jobs lost as Kashmir reels under internet suspension 3.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Those are just the figures since August 5th, as quoted in a report from the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Underlying these figures is the angst of thousands who did not get their salaries, students who struggled to prepare for crucial exams and many more.
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‘The New Provincials’: A story from Sumana Roy’s new book of short fiction, ‘My Mother’s Lover’ 2.1.2020 Scroll.in
The novelist, poet and non-fiction writer has just published her first collection of short stories.
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