User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Eastern India Agriculture
Last updated: Oct 20 2020 15:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bihar’s migrant workers are returning to cities as rural employment schemes fall short 20.10.2020 Scroll.in
Many complain that payments under MGNREGS have been delayed for months.
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Regular goods transportation has kept NE economy going: NFR 15.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
Regular goods transportation has kept NE economy going: NFR
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State news in brief 12.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
State news in brief
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The uneven pattern of farm protests across India reflects flawed Food Corporation procurement 10.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Why were farmers in Punjab and Haryana especially angry about the three new farm laws?
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Three Indian trafficked brides tell their stories of exploitation and oppression 3.10.2020 Scroll.in
Even in the face of regular abuse, these women negotiate for their rights and ‘bargain’ with patriarchy every day.
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How deforestation in Chhattisgarh is increasing human-elephant conflicts in Madhya Pradesh 1.10.2020 Scroll.in
Tuskers are migrating across state lines into territory where the locals don’t have the knowhow to coexist with them.
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Agri Bills: Why Punjab, Haryana farmers are agitating 28.9.2020 Rediff: Business
Data shows that the current system of decentralised marketing and centralised procurement helps Punjab and Haryana farmers the most, while its efficacy in other states has been poor. Experts and farm leaders say success of the laws rests heavily on implementation.
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Farm bills: Farmers in Punjab continue protests, say Opposition is not instigating them 26.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Demonstrations also took place in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Kerala and Karnataka as part of the ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by farmer unions.
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Farming bills: Protest rally held in Bengaluru against ‘anti-farmer, anti-labour’ laws 22.9.2020 Scroll.in
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that farmers in the state would hit the streets on Tuesday to protest against the new laws.
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‘Autocratic mindset, fascist government’: Mamata Banerjee criticises suspension of 8 Rajya Sabha MPs 21.9.2020 Scroll.in
Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury also condemned the ‘brazen and undemocratic’ expulsions.
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Centre may allow firms with up to 300 workers to terminate services without its permission 20.9.2020 Scroll.in
Presently, companies with less than 100 employees are allowed to terminate or hire workers without permission.
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NE region gateway to east, SE Asia: Foreign Secretary Shringla 18.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
NE region gateway to east, SE Asia: Foreign Secretary Shringla
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'Amul is India's biggest FMCG company' 17.9.2020 Rediff: Business
'We plan to touch Rs 1 trillion of Amul brand's turnover in the next five years.'
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Already struggling, Bangladeshi fishers cannot find hilsa in peak season 9.9.2020 Scroll.in
Thousands risk starvation as the prized species has been elusive this season.
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NFR operated over 3,723 inbound freight trains from March 25 to Aug 31 5.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
NFR operated over 3,723 inbound freight trains from March 25 to Aug 31
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Antique idols worth Rs 35 crore seized in West Bengal 27.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Antique idols worth Rs 35 crore seized in West Bengal
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Kolkata Customs seizes 25 antique idols worth Rs 35 crore 26.8.2020 DNA
Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), West Bengal officials found antique idols carefully concealed in paddy and hidden inside the truck.
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Subdued I-Day celebration across states amid pandemic 16.8.2020 Rediff: News
Official celebrations in most states were restricted to unfurling of the national flag and chief ministers and governors addressing the people, with fewer guests in attendance.
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Falling through the holes of Atmanirbhar Bharat schemes, migrant workers seek to return to cities 11.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
After four months in their villages, many have found that life at home is just as precarious.
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Rural India gives thumbs up to Modi govt on Covid 10.8.2020 Rediff: News
About 78 per cent respondents said they were also satisfied with the steps taken by their own state government, according to the findings of the survey.
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