User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Eastern India Agriculture
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Jharkhand performs low on jobs, health and policing: ADR 25.4.2019 Sify Finance
Better employment opportunities, better hospitals and primary healthcare centres, and better law and order are the top three priorities of Jharkhand voters and the state government fares low on all these counts, an ADR survey has shown.
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From Kerala to Delhi, Bengali migrant workers have a place everywhere. Just not in Bengal’s politics 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The ruling Trinamool Congress takes notice only when a migrant is killed or murdered, especially in a BJP-ruled state.
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Harmful effects of e-cigarettes highlighted 11.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Harmful effects of e-cigarettes highlighted
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West Bengal is set to lose its demographic dividend because it isn’t creating enough jobs 9.4.2019 Scroll.in
Industrialisation has withered and construction has seen a slowdown following demonetisation. This has left thousands of workers without livelihoods.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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Lower monsoon, erratic rains to affect farm sector 4.4.2019 Sify Finance
For the sixth year in a row, India is likely to witness "below normal" monsoon with expectations of erratic rainfall induced by climate change, which may aggravate farm distress, particularly in the drought-ridden regions.
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Of business and the ballot in West Bengal 2.4.2019 Hindu: National
Small business reel under twin blows
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Readers’ comments: Scroll.in article on animal culling was insensitive – humans are real encroachers 31.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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The terracotta temple of Bhattabati 29.3.2019 Hindu: Home
Looked after by villagers, the Ratneshwar temple in Murshidabad is a symbol of communal harmony
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Jean Dreze’s essay from 2001 explains why India’s food subsidies do not keep the poor from starving 29.3.2019 Scroll.in
‘The food subsidy is essentially the deficit of the Food Corporation of India, whose operations are now chiefly geared to keeping food prices up.’
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Straight from India’s heartland 28.3.2019 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Discover indigenous arts and crafts at a five-day extravaganza power-packed with a display of 600 products, workshops and panel discussions that celebrate India’s rural artisans
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Jharkhand: Woman accuses minister Randhir Singh of assaulting her at public event 27.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
BJP workers also lodged a counter complaint accusing the woman of abusing the minister.
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Income transfers are hottest trend in agricultural policy. But how do states identify beneficiaries? 26.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In Telangana, large landholders are benefiting disproportionately from the scheme. In Odisha, families of ministers were on initial beneficiary lists.
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67.82 lakh farmers miss PM-KISAN scheme benefits 18.3.2019 Sify Finance
Over 67.82 lakh farmers will be left out of the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme as West Bengal, Sikkim and Delhi have not uploaded their details on the PM-KISAN portal, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Sunday.
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Lightning kills more people in India than other extreme weather events, finds study 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
Hailstorms, lightning and dust storms proved more fatal than heat waves, cold waves and extreme precipitation between 2001 and 2014.
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Maha Shivratri: Bengal has two Shiva traditions – of the potbellied peasant and the King of Kailash 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
When did Shivratri assume importance among the masses of Bengal?
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Winter rain won't cause large-scale damage to most rabi crops 4.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
For potato farmers in the north and wheat growers in the eastern parts -- particularly in Jharkhand, Bihar, and Odisha -- the recent rains could in fact be beneficial.
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Al Mahmud (1936-2019): Bangladesh’s controversial poet will be remembered as one of the greats 3.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
No poet courted controversy but he remained one of the most loved and towering figures in poetry in both Bangladesh and in West Bengal.
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Physics behind pre-monsoon lightning in Northeast India 3.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Physics behind pre-monsoon lightning in Northeast India
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Rs 42.46 Cr for State 1.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Rs 42.46 Cr for State
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