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Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh.(HT Photo)

Govt move to harm farmers’ interests unfortunate: Akal Takht jathedar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 04:15 PM IST
‘Economy of India based on agriculture. If we want to save this economy and uplift the standards of living of the Indian people, farmers must be saved,’ says Giani Harpreet Singh in a video
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Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. The scheme, backed by hefty budgetary allocation, envisages an annual transfer of Rs 6000 to all the small farmers with land holding less than two hectares(Hindustan Times)
Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. The scheme, backed by hefty budgetary allocation, envisages an annual transfer of Rs 6000 to all the small farmers with land holding less than two hectares(Hindustan Times)

Cash transfers are here to stay; it is time to focus on their design

By Avinash M Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 10:16 AM IST
There is a latent demand for such schemes as the GDP growth has failed to generate gainful employment
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Uber became a threat to the transportation industry by taking advantage of the advances in smartphones, GPS sensors and networks, and their convergence(Reuters)
Uber became a threat to the transportation industry by taking advantage of the advances in smartphones, GPS sensors and networks, and their convergence(Reuters)

It is not only Ambani’s companies, every industry is about to be disrupted

By Vivek Wadhwa
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 07:48 PM IST
With electric cars becoming cheaper and more capable, demand for petroleum will decrease, causing oil prices to fall to $20 a barrel or less. I expect this to happen by 2025. This will surely boost the economies of India and China and decimate the oil producers. Imagine the impact on Ambani’s oil refineries when there is a massive shift away from fossil fuels
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