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Budget 2017

Budget 2017-18 disheartening for children

Our investment in foundational years of childhood remains the same as it was in 2012-13

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Model law on contract farming on the cards this year

According to experts, the law must address dependency that farmers can develop on the private parties for seeds and farm equipment

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Budget 2017: corpus of Rs 1 lakh crore for railway safety

With increasing number of incidents recorded last year, finance ministry creates corpus to deal with accidents

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Does government favour land pooling over land acquisition?

Government decides to exempt Amravati residents from paying taxes for giving their land for the new capital

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Government announces sops for renewable energy in Budget

Railways to have 7,000 solar-powered stations

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We have missed the bus again

Government lost the opportunity of using fiscal signals to discourage polluting technologies and fuels

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77% soil health cards yet to be issued

Finance Minster Arun Jaitley's claims on the scheme are exaggerated

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Is there an election angle to leather industry boost?

Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, hubs of the leather industry are also up for election this month  

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More allocation for women, children not enough

Although anganwadi centres have been expanded to empower women, the budget does not meet anganwadi workers’ demands

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पीडीएस की सस्ती चीनी से केंद्र ने खींचा हाथ

बजट में पीडीएस के लिए शुगर सब्सिडी 4500 करोड़ से घटाकर 200 क…

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Disease eradication targets: will they be met?

The Finance Minister announced that government has action plans to eliminate kala-azar by 2017 and tuberculosis by 2025, among others

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किसानों की आय बढ़ाने की नीयत, लेकिन नीति गायब

इस बार के बजट में किसानों का जितना जिक्र हुआ, उतनी फि‍क…

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