Tag: Nirmala Sitharaman

Opinion
Sorry, inflation above 10 per cent cannot be brushed aside as ''routine''; it is hurting

Sorry, inflation above 10 per cent cannot be brushed aside as ''routine''; it is hurting

Let inflation not be a routine affair; it is a serious issue afflicting the economy....

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Milk prices go up by Rs 2 per litre; increasing costs for the dairy and the farmers the main reason

Milk prices go up by Rs 2 per litre; increasing costs for the dairy and the farmers the main reason

Amul has decided to revise the milk prices by Rs 2 per litre. The prices of all...

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Government decides not to increase subsidy under NBS; rollback of increased prices of DAP and other fertilizers difficult

Government decides not to increase subsidy under NBS; rollback of increased prices of DAP and other fertilizers difficult

On April 9, the central government issued an an office memorandum keeping the nutrient-based...

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Prices of complex fertilizers, including DAP, rise up to 58 per cent;  farmers get a jolt

Prices of complex fertilizers, including DAP, rise up to 58 per cent; farmers get a jolt

With the rise in prices of raw material in the international market, IFFCO, the...

Opinion
Fifteenth Finance Commission recommendations on decentralisation are based on accountant approach and not on economist

Fifteenth Finance Commission recommendations on decentralisation are based on accountant approach and not on economist

From a decentralization point of view, fifteenth Finance Commission's recommendations...

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Farmers’ movement brings government’s fertilizer subsidy reforms wagon to a halt

Farmers’ movement brings government’s fertilizer subsidy reforms wagon to a halt

When an extra allocation of Rs 65,000 crore rupees for fertilizer subsidy was sanctioned...

National
Potato farmers wait for TOP formula even as they have to suffer losses for another year

Potato farmers wait for TOP formula even as they have to suffer losses for another year

The potato farmers may have to face losses in ways more than one: increasing costs,...

Opinion
Agriculture gets what it already had; no major scheme or allocation

Agriculture gets what it already had; no major scheme or allocation

There were expectations that the Budget would come up with some major provisions...

Opinion
Need for a Budget with major changes and steps for agriculture

Need for a Budget with major changes and steps for agriculture

There are strong chances of it being a normal financial year for the country’s economy...