15 Sep 2014
New Delhi: India requires sustainable and inclusive labour-saving technologies and farm mechanisation to boost its agriculture productivity, according to experts.
12 Sep 2014
New Delhi: India's farm subsidies are well below the WTO's cap of 10 percent and the developed world should move ahead with finding a permanent solution for stock piling of grains for food security purposes, an official said.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Acknowledging that some banks are reluctant to provide farm loans, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Tuesday said efforts would be made to nudge lenders to provide credit to farmers.
05 Sep 2014
Bangalore: In a bid to push private firms into appointing locals in jobs, Karnataka government said it will table a report in next 10 days on such persons appointed in companies set up under previous industrial policy and action would be taken against those failing to comply.
04 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Relaxing norms for external borrowings, the RBI allowed ECB lenders can now extend loans in Indian Rupees to domestic businesses.
06 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the wilful defaulter tag is a powerful weapon in the hands of banks for resolving bad loans.
01 Sep 2014
Mumbai: To expedite credit decision, the Reserve Bank today asked banks to set a timeline for disposal of loan proposals but did not ascribe a particular time frame for the same.
03 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Agriculture Ministry will issue 14 crore soil health cards to farmers in three years that will provide crop-wise recommendations of nutrients to help improve farm productivity.
12 Jul 2013
The Congress government in Karnataka on Friday announced loans up to Rs two lakh at zero percent interest rate for the farmers. It also enhanced the creamy layer limit of Backward Classes by Rs 1 lakh.
02 Sep 2014
Bangalore: Vajubhai Vala, former Gujarat Assembly Speaker and an old trusted aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Monday sworn in as Governor of Karnataka.