Find early solution to food stocks issue: Nirmala to WTO chief

New Delhi, July 20 (PTI) Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has urged the WTO chief to “vigorously” follow the efforts of the member countries for finding solution to the issue of food stockpiling.

The issue was raised by the minister during her meeting with WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo at Geneva…

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11,400 farmers committed suicide in 2016: Minister

New Delhi, July 20:  Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday said as many as 11,400 farmers committed suicide in 2016.

“According to National Crime Records Bureau data for 2016, which is yet to be published, 11,400 farmers committed suicide. In 2015, the number was 12,602…

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Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, attacks BJP, government for gagging her

New Delhi, July 18 :  BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha, accusing the BJP of preventing her from speaking in the House on issues close to her heart like the cause of depressed sections particularly Dalits.

“I had wanted to raise issues in the morning relating to…

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Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's vice presidential candidate: Shah

New Delhi, Jul 18(PTI) Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, a veteran BJP leader from Andhra Pradesh, will be NDA’s vice presidential candidate, party president Amit Shah said today.

Naidu was chosen at the BJP Parliamentary board meeting here attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior party…

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Tejaswi has two options - resign or get sacked: BJP

Patna, Jul 17 (PTI) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Prasad Yadav today brushed aside questions on the growing demand for his resignation as media speculation, even as the BJP said he has only two options – resign or get sacked.

Responding to a question on the growing demand for his resignation…

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