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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

Donald Trump calls situation between India-Pakistan ‘very bad’ after Pulwama attack

US president Donald Trump described the current situation between India and Pakistan as “very, very bad” after last week’s terror attack in Jammu and...

Politics

Arvind Kejriwal to sit on indefinite strike from March 1 for...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that he will sit on an indefinite hunger strike from March 1 demanding complete statehood for...

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

Arvind Kejriwal to sit on indefinite strike from March 1 for...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that he will sit on an indefinite hunger strike from March 1 demanding complete statehood for...

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...