Agriculture China Indian Subcontinent Industries Market

Clearance of China goods at Ports : Nitin Gadkari caught between devil and deep sea

Amid concerns over delays in customs clearance for imports from China, transport and MSME minister Nitin Gadkari has written to the finance and commerce ministers, urging them to remove roadblocks to the quick release of goods at ports, arguing that these shipments have reached Indian shores based on payment made by industry players.   Totally Read More…

Agriculture Environment Nature

Swarms of locusts attack Gurugram ..Delhi under alert

Skies in several areas of Gurugram were covered with the crop-destroying desert locusts. The locusts were seen in condominiums such as Beverly Park, Garden Estate and Heritage City.   Around 10 days ago, farmers of 70 villages were imparted training with the help of Krishi Vigyan Kendra to deal with the locusts and safeguard their Read More…

Agriculture Indian Subcontinent Industries Market National Opinion

Before an economic crisis is created finding alternatives is essential : Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Jairam Gadkari Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Shipping Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Union Ministry  said on Thursday as he stressed on finding alternative solutions before an “economic crisis” is created.   While the government fixes the rate, called minimum support price or MSP, at which it Read More…

Agriculture Environment Health North India West India

Swarms in Jaipur cover 150kms a day and eat 35,000 people food warns UNFAO

Swarms of the crop destroying insects entered India on April 11. On Monday, parts of Jaipur were overrun by locusts. Huge swarms of desert locusts are destroying crops across western and central India, prompting authorities Tuesday to step up their response to the country’s worst plague in nearly three decades.   Drones, tractors and cars Read More…

Agriculture North India

Rural UP hunger Crisis looms large as villages run out of food Reports NGOs

NGOs active in rural areas have been warning of a severe crisis because of the reverse migration that is taking place in the wake of the lockdown, from the cities to the villages.   The sudden influx of people in already impoverished villages, where people do not have adequate foodgrains, is creating a humanitarian crisis Read More…

Agriculture North India Opinion

Wheat Crop 2020 Harvest : Lack of one procurement policy in North India affects farmers

North India wheat production in 2020-21 is estimated to be at an all-time high of over 106.21 million tonnes due to record acreage in all major growing states, mainly Madhya Pradesh due to the policies of Just resigned Kamal nath led congress Government .   However States in North India has planned to purchase only Read More…

Agriculture Corona Virus Indian Subcontinent National

Covid-19 Management : Modi speech drew blank as Congress & DMK grilled BJP’s poor governance

  In an address to the nation, at the end of 21 days lockdown  Narendra Modi announced that India will remain under lockdown until early May, with stricter measures to be implemented in order to ensure adherence to the extension.   The Prime Minister in his address to the nation, had listed ‘7 Mantras’ to Read More…