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Private insurers lining pockets with crop insurance

In two years of launch of the scheme, all the 18 companies put together made a profit of 15,795 crores. This seems to have defeated the very purpose of the scheme launched by the government to provide succor to farmers. The PMFBY says that...

Election-centric budget is a bit populist in nature

The three elections that BJP lost from Hindi heartland of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh were perhaps a wake up call for Modi Government....

World News

Nepalese trafficking incident: Myanmar police rescues one victim; another trafficked to...

In what could be a major development in the recent Nepalese trafficking incident, a girl, understood to be one among the 301 females trafficked,...

Politics

Congress has almost ruled out alliance with AAP: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the Congress has "more or less" ruled out an alliance with his Aam Aadmi Party...

Economy

Highlights Of Interim Budget 2019-20

Union minister Piyush Goyal on Friday presented the Interim Budget 2019 in parliament and announced major relief for farmers and individual taxpayers. This was the...

States

Captain Amarinder announces jobs and Rs 12 lakh each to kin...

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced a government job to the next of kin of the four Pulwama martyred CRPF soldiers...

Editor's Note

What ails much-touted Crop Insurance Scheme in India?

When the National Commission of Farmers, chaired by Father of Green Revolution in India, Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan pointed out that something “very serious and...