Agriculture Industries Parliament

Pandemonium in Rajya Saba over Farmer bill , Opposition Cries Foul and death of democracy

As Parliament passed the two contentious agricultural Bills on Sunday, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram asked the government how it will guarantee that farmers get the minimum support price (MSP) for their produce.   “Agriculture Minister says that government will guarantee that the farmer will get MSP.  Private trade takes place even today. The price Read More…

Agriculture Indian Subcontinent

Farmer bills adding woes to economic and pandemic disaster for Ruling benches

After the economic and pandemic disaster, the government is now ignoring the farmers’ interest with three new bills introduced in the parliament slams opposition parties in India   Blow came to Ruling BJP establishment after its long standing old alliance Party Akali dal Union minister Harsimrat Badal resigned from the cabinet over the issue , Read More…

Agriculture Environment Nature South India

Telangana rain batters three killed and rivers floods

Inside Telangana Three persons were killed and normal life was severely disrupted across the state on the third day of incessant rains on Saturday.   Two woman, one about 80 years old and her 50-year-old daughter died after their house in Nagarkurnool district collapsed.   Bandi Venkatesh, 30, was swept away while fishing in Nakkavagu, Read More…

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…