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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Zia Haq

Zia Haq

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Zia Haq reports on public policy, economy and agriculture. Particularly interested in development economics and growth theories.

articles by Zia Haq (58 results)
Dec 20, 2019 00:15
Delayed payouts have dogged the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the country’s flagship farm insurance scheme, since its roll-out in the summer of 2016. read more
Dec 18, 2019 00:21
The June-September monsoon started sluggishly, delaying sowing, ended with a 10% surplus, as heavy rains flooded 12 states, damaging a variety of kharif or summer-sown crops, and then withdrew later than usual (and abruptly). Experts say this will reduce... read more
Dec 16, 2019 13:30
An immediate trigger for this round of milk price hike is an increase in animal fodder prices, which has become scarce following heavy rains during the August-September period, said an official of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, which... read more
Dec 11, 2019 23:46
The PMUY, popularly known as Ujjwala, is aimed at eliminating health hazards poor women face from indoor pollution by increasing their access to clean, smoke-free cooking fuel. read more
Dec 09, 2019 14:39
A headcount carried out at the end of the debate on parliament’s legislative competence voted overwhelmingly - 293 in support vs 82 against - in favour of introducing the bill. read more
Dec 05, 2019 05:44
This year’s onion crisis is rooted in a supply crunch triggered first by a sluggish start to the monsoon and then delayed harvests due to heavy rains in August in central Indian states. read more
Dec 02, 2019 04:32
28 private members’ bills introduced in the current Lok Sabha include some proposing sweeping constitutional changes, such as dropping Article 44 of the Directive Principles that speaks of a Uniform Civil Code. read more
Dec 02, 2019 04:32
28 private members’ bills introduced in the current Lok Sabha include some proposing sweeping constitutional changes, such as dropping Article 44 of the Directive Principles that speaks of a Uniform Civil Code. read more
Dec 01, 2019 23:37
So far, 0.36 million cattle have been inseminated with semen from better indigenous breeds. read more
Nov 26, 2019 00:55
After the House was adjourned, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other leaders met Birla and alleged that two women MPs – Jothimani and Ramya Haridas – were manhandled. read more
Nov 23, 2019 04:07
“Charity to my mind is one of the biggest blots in terms of solving the problem. In terms of survival, it is fine and it is needed,” he said. read more
Nov 23, 2019 04:03
The world knows this gap between the rich and the poor as the ‘10 percent’ problem, sometimes even as the ‘1 percent’ problem. read more
Nov 21, 2019 00:20
Home minister Amit Shah told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that India would have a countrywide NRC and Assam would naturally be a part of it. read more