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Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

Farm income

Sep 26, 2019 21:29
Its price rise shows the trade off between inflation and farmer incomes read more
Sep 20, 2019 15:54
India’s obsession with keeping food prices low, even when there’s no inflationary pressure, has long hurt farm incomes read more
Sep 10, 2019 23:42
The upshot of a projected decline in food output is that it is expected to, at least slightly, push up flat food prices, especially of grains. read more
Sep 08, 2019 08:13
Tax projections made in the budget are based on projected nominal GDP growth for the year. This year’s budget had a projected nominal GDP growth of 12%. An 8% growth rate can lead to a serious shortfall in taxes. read more
Sep 02, 2019 14:30
India’s GDP growth plummeted to 5% in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. This is the lowest in 25 quarters. This is only the second instance of growth rate falling for five consecutive quarters since 1999. read more
Sep 02, 2019 13:06
A four percentage point shortfall in this figure for the entire year, if it happens, will mean a big shortfall in tax collections. This also means that the government will find it very difficult to spend what it has committed in the budget. read more
Aug 26, 2019 05:32
In 2016, Prime Minister Modi first declared his government would double farm incomes — in other words, raise them by 100% — in six years by 2022-23, a politically significant goal in a country where nearly half the population depends on a farm-based... read more
Jul 24, 2019 18:39
.The 1943 Bengal famine, following a missed monsoon, killed an estimated four million. In 2009, a drought year, the country managed to produce a million more tonne of foodgrains than it did in 2007, a normal year. This obviously has to do with better... read more
Jun 21, 2019 20:02
It is surely possible provided we change our mindset and let 2022 -- the 75th year of India’s Independence -- be the milestone to restore the pride in agriculture, make farm distress history, and turn farming into a vibrant economic enterprise read more
Jun 18, 2019 10:43
US president Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have both made boosting farm incomes a priority. Trump is trying to offset domestic damage from a tariff war with China; Modi faces a slowdown in India’s agriculture-dominated economy. read more
May 31, 2019 07:45
The Narendra Modi government’s new agenda for the crisis-ridden farm sector is being geared towards achieving the single goal of doubling agricultural incomes — a legacy of its first term in office. read more
May 13, 2019 07:46
The Prime Minister’s Office had this month asked various department heads and secretaries to draw up a policy agenda for the next government’s first 100 days. T read more
Apr 18, 2019 05:59
Even as BJP has promised to double farm incomes by 2022 and claims to have increased the minimum support price of crops to 1.5 times the cost of production, farmers across the state are unhappy over unpaid dues for sugarcane and having to sell their... read more
Apr 06, 2019 02:31
The new forms also require individuals to disclose more details about their residential status, such as the number of days spent in India and abroad, rather than giving a self-declaration on residential status. read more
Feb 05, 2019 07:59
One can agree or disagree with Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s views, but his willingness to take questions and be challenged is a positive democratic trait. read more