If the sport is banned, farmers will be forced to abandon the raising of native livestock, which already stands threatened due to the extensive use of motor pumps, tractors and mechanised agriculture.
Reddy also said that the problem of black money cannot be eliminated through demonetisation alone.
The prime minister could use the president’s suggestion that the poor need immediate relief after demonetisation, unveil radical measures in the upcoming budget and leave the Opposition speechless.
This has been done to help small merchants overcome their apprehensions towards installing Point of Sale (PoS) terminals in their shops, SBI said.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that oil companies and banks are currently in discussions to determine who will bear the extra transaction charge.
Petrol pump owners are protesting the imposition of a 1% service fee on all cashless transactions, saying they will lose twice of what they make in profits.
Is finance minister Arun Jaitley budgeting in the dark? One can’t have a strategy for economic revival without first estimating the economic impact of demonetisation.
Many events over the past year – Brexit, Donald Trump’s victory, rise of far-right parties in Europe and continued weakness in the banking sector – have added significant uncertainty to an already fragile global economy.
The commission has written a letter to cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha asking him to respond to the plea by January 10.
A survey conducted in Munirka village, Vasant Vihar’s Kusumpur Pahadi slum, Trilokpuri and Noor Nagar’s Pahadi slum shows that casual labourers and small shop owners have been the hardest hit by demonetisation.
People have lost their jobs, small businesses are closing down and the agricultural sector has been hit hard as a result of demonetisation. The RBI must increase the supply of cash to curb further fallout.
Advancing the Budget presentation could give the BJP an unfair advantage in the upcoming state elections. By failing to defer it until after the polls, the party is unwilling to follow the high principles expected in a bipartisan polity.
Notifications for the MGNREGA and EPS programmes show the effect of new UIDAI regulations and how mandatory requirements are carefully couched so as to not openly violate the Supreme Court’s order.
To say that ‘agriculture’ has failed to keep up with the growth that the country has witnessed in the last 15 years is a clever ploy to cover up the neglect that has kept farmers impoverished.
India’s economy had some positives in 2016, but issues like joblessness, lower agricultural incomes and the demonetisation aftermath remain matters of concern.
A new farming app named ‘FEM@Mobile’, developed by KVK Malappuram, contains information about 100 crops and will help farmers to plan what they cultivate.
The telecom regulator seeks to resolve the remaining aspects of net neutrality, namely speed and access.
The prices of several vegetables have slumped in both wholesale and open markets all over the state.
India clearly lacks the adequate infrastructure required for becoming a cashless system. Among BRICS nations, in this regard, it is a laggard.
While manufacturing emerged as the largest employer outside the agricultural sector in 2005-2013, livestock farming employed double the amount of workers during the same period.
2017 will need to see less of the carrot and more of the stick in order to persuade India’s institutions to prepare against an ever-increasing number of cyber security threats.
Vegetable sellers, petty traders, autowallas continue to suffer with little hope of recovery after their businesses shrunk by nearly a half after demonetisation.
Calculations based on the meagre numbers the RBI has released prove that the government’s aim of extinguishing black money has fallen flat.
Struggling to improve yield levels with traditional methods at his coffee plantation, Hoysala found great success with technological innovations.
Proactive compliance and regulatory engagement will bring distinct advantages and not hamper the growth of financial technology platforms.
Smaller informal economy players have totally lost out in this bizarre game, when they sold their currency at a discount only to help hawala dealers and middlemen make huge profits.
Aflatoxin, the food contaminant which has left hundreds dead in Kenya, is now being countered by a new product called ‘Aflasafe’.
Though a recent high court judgment said administrators are not to be held liable, it cannot be seen as conclusive judicial determination on the issue.
It is dangerous for the government to seek financial stability at the cost of people who entrust their money to banks.
Jadhav talks to The Wire’s founding editor why he supports the move and answer questions about how he thinks demonetisation, along with other planned moves to curb corruption, is going to affect our economy in the long term.
In the book I am a Troll, Sadhavi Khosla has said BJP IT cell head Arvind Gupta sent directions to volunteers on what to post, including attacks on journalists and politicians.
While the prime minister is partly right, it isn’t the whole picture and there is certainly more than enough blame to go around.
The Modi government’s key economist believes the Rs 400 crore figure oft quoted is an old statistic and one spread by P. Chidambaram. He is wrong.
Blaming the money laundering instances on a few employees and suspending officials may deflect public and regulatory criticism but the cancer is widespread.
Contrary to global trends, economic growth in India has not led to more women joining the labour market. The International Labour Organization’s Sher Singh Verick attempts to examine the reasons behind it.
When the RBI signed off on demonetisation, its central board had the lowest number of directors in 15 years and only three truly independent directors.
Doctored videos, false news and WhatsApp hoaxes. India has it all and cannot afford to be silent during a debate on how best to fix fake news.
India hosting the GCCS next year is a chance to consolidate its leadership in foreign policy frontiers like cyber and climate change, where the international regime is not yet on firm ground.
West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee condemned the move on Twitter, calling it an attack on federalism.
The Modi government is looking to tap into the sporting nature of most Indians, yet refuses to legalise the larger betting and lottery industry.