Prabhudatta Mishra
Special Correspondent
New Delhi
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MEP on onions to go up 18% from January 1

The Centre is all set to raise the minimum export price (MEP) on onions by 18 per cent from January 1 to check shipments and increase domestic availability.

Road to victory

The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched on the Christm­as Day 17 years ago by the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Tech can control Delhi’s pollution within years, says US professor

India-born Washington University professor Pratim Biswas believes Delhi’s notorious air pollution can be controlled and the fine particulate matter (PM) can be brought down to the normal level with

Onion prices on roller coaster, centre says worst over

Onion price in Maharashtra rose to Rs 3,511 per quintal on November 23, the highest this season.

As new EU rice import rule kicks in next month, India seeks more time

India will make another attempt to convince the European Union to relax the fungicide rule for basmati rice imports for some more time.

Rural, semi-urban voters ditch BJP in UP; party retains urban support

Reports of a BJP ‘sweep’ in the recently concluded UP civil polls appear to be highly exaggerated.

Water-intensive crops possible now, but with a rider

The government is considering a plan under which farmers will not be allowed to grow water-intensive crops like paddy and sugarcane, if they want access to water from new irrigation projects coming

‘We are giving Happy Seeders to states to reduce stubble completely’

Credited with spearheading the National Horticulture Mission during the UPA government, SK Pattanayak, a 1982 batch IAS of Karnataka cadre, was selected by the NDA government as se

Why this farm crisis?

A besieged central government, battling strategies to combat two consecutive years of drought, got its likely saviours in the country’s farmer community.

Farmers ridicule govt move on stubble

Farmers in Punjab want government to cut the stubble and take away the residues as it is not economically viable and they want to give it for free.