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Restrict import of duty free oil from SAARC countries: Traders to Centre

India is the largest importer of edible oils in the world and allows duty-free imports of edible oils from SAARC member countries

Union Agriculture Minister says farmers protesting to attract media attention

The union minister said that the farmers were protesting in various parts of the country to draw media attention, evoking sharp reactions from opposition parties in Bihar.


'Centre mulling ways to bail out cotton farmers’

Singh, along with state agriculture minister Babubhai Bokhiria, felicitated five people who were part of the White Revolution

Govt not for blanket ban on cow slaughter

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has been demanding a complete ban on cow slaughter.

Sharad Pawar dismisses charges

Responding to charges that he and his family were involved in illegal land acquisitions in the Lavasa Hill City project,Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said that 300 acres of land were given to the project in his home district of Pune as part of the hill station policy of Maharashtra.

Centre to extend more sops to state: Pawar

DROUGHT SITUATION z ‘Make drip irrigation mandatory in sugarcane cultivation and horticulture to maximise water management’


UPA is vulnerable after DMK pullout,must gear up for early polls: Pawar

UNION Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar,a key UPA ally,said on Saturday that the ruling coalition at the Centre had become “vulnerable” after the DMK’s pullout,and it should be ready for early elections.

No untouchability in politics,says Pawar

It assumes significance in view of Pawar’s recent face-off with ally Congress.

Talks with MERC on, Rochem plant may run at full capacity soon

PMC’s waste-to-green energy project with a 700-tonne capacity is processing only 250 tonnes of dry waste at present.

Nothing wrong in meeting CMs: Pawar

Pawar said he meets chief ministers of various states as Union Agriculture Minister and sees nothing wrong in doing so.