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The Congress today submitted a breach of privilege notice against SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya for "insulting fa
A BJP MP today sought in-depth research on cow urine to examine whether it can be used as organic manure to boost agricult
The government has made Aadhaar mandatory for availing crop insurance policies from the upcoming kharif sowing season.
The Supreme Court today expressed grave concern over farmers' suicide due to indebtedness and crop failure and said it fel
The Puducherry government has declared Puducherry and Karaikal regions as drought-hit for the Fasli year 1426 (2016-2017).
Dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "merchant of falsehood" after he promised loan waivers to farmers with an eye on
A 12-year-old boy, whose both arms had to be amputated after he came in contact with a high tension wire in an agricultura
Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today released its election manifesto promising farm debt waiver for small farmers, 20 la
In relief to farmers who reeled under cash crunch on account of demonetisation, the government today decided to waive Rs 6
Air quality of Delhi and nearby states is deteriorating day by day and has attained alarming proportions, the Delhi High C
The Economist's annual collection of predictions for the year ahead is out and it forecasts: Pakistan will be messy but stable (unless there is catastrophic violence—an important assassination or a terrorist attack in India), China will become the world’s second-largest economy but will need to learn to chill, Obama will have a lousy year, Japan will remain in its fiscal black hole, NATO may lose in Afghanistan, the UK would get a regime change, the only thing harder to sell than a newspaper will be a newspaper company, green engineers would be way cooler than MBAs and, on July 11th, the world will watch a proud team win the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. In between, India's factories will overtake its farms:
The monsoon once decided India’s economic fate. Now it only influences it. Agriculture’s share of India’s national output has dropped from 40% 30 years ago to 17% in 2009. Indeed, India’s economy is now on the cusp of an historic transition. In 2010 agriculture will account for a smaller share of GDP than manufacturing: India’s output of widgets will exceed its output of wheat, rice, cotton and the other fruits of the land. The factory will surpass the farm.