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Drought-hit Karnataka waives interest on farm loans


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday waived interest on farm loans availed from state cooperatives by around 1.5 million farmers reeling under severe drought across the state."The ... Read more...

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Karnataka to give interest-free loans to farmers


March 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Farmers across Karnataka will get interest-free small-term loans up to Rs.100,000 from state cooperatives in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) besides free energy for their irrigation pump ... Read more...

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Controversial Madhya Pradesh minister puts foot in mouth


March 21st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 21 (IANS) A controversial Madhya Pradesh minister made a bizarre statement in the state assembly Wednesday, asserting that promises made in election manifestos are by a party ... Read more...

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Govt. hopeful of maintaining four percent agriculture growth


April 20th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): The Central Government is hopeful of maintaining a growth rate of around four percent in the agriculture sector this year.Inaugurating the National Conference of Cooperative Ministers here ... Read more...

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Another JD-U leader calls for snapping ties with BJP


September 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Another Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Saturday demanded snapping of ties with alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar, saying it would help the party perform better ... Read more...

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Shatrughan favours Modi, Varun campaigning in Bihar


August 21st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shatrughan Sinha Saturday urged his party's central leadership to invite Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and firebrand youth leader Varun Gandhi for campaigning ... Read more...

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Maharashtra activist Anna Hazare ends hunger strike


March 20th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Ralegaon Siddhi (Maharashtra), Mar 20 (ANI): Noted social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday called off his five-day-old hunger strike after the Maharashtra Government assured to initiate action against corruption in cooperative credit ... Read more...

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Six die in Madhya Pradesh as soil caves in


June 4th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) At least six people, including two women and two children, were killed in Madhya Pradesh in separate incidents of soil cave-ins, police said Thursday. While two children were buried ... Read more...

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Central government to send fertilisers to Karnataka


June 12th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Two days after one person was killed in police firing on farmers protesting against fertiliser and seed shortage, the central government has agreed to send adequate quantities of ... Read more...

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Central government to rush fertilisers to Karnataka (Lead)


June 12th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Two days after one person was killed in police firing on farmers protesting against fertiliser and seed shortage, the central government has decided to send adequate quantities of ... Read more...

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