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6% growth in economy to help close loan-waiver scheme by July next

6% growth in economy to help close loan-waiver scheme by July next

Government has announced commencement of waiver process from December 5 Though the State government, which has announced commencement of farm loan waiver process from December 5, has committed for a four-instalment repayment scheme to banks, it believes that the current growth rate in the economy and inflation adjusted growth in …

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Karnataka begins Price Deficiency Payment system for onion

Karnataka begins Price Deficiency Payment system for onion

Under this, farmers will be compensated for difference between market rate and MSP, up to ₹200 a quintal Karnataka has taken a new step in market intervention to bail out farmers during price crash by commencing Price Deficiency Payment system for onion, whose price has plummeted. Under this system, farmers get …

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Karnataka wants to lead digital India: CM

The State is creating solutions using AI and IoT for challenges faced in health, agriculture and energy Karnataka is betting big on innovations that can have a direct impact on society. Using technologies such as artificial intelligence and Internet of Things to build solutions addressing challenges in health, agriculture and …

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Ethics panel urged tohaul up Sujana, Ramesh

Ethics panel urged tohaul up Sujana, Ramesh

The two Telugu Desam MPs face serious charges: GVL BJP MP G.V.L. Narasimha Rao wrote a letter to Rajya Sabha Ethics Committee Chairman Rajendra Lal Pancharia seeking suitable action against his TDP counterparts Y.S. Chowdary and C.M. Ramesh, for their alleged involvement in “financial bungling and fraud.” In the letter …

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Jana Sena Party and TDP in secret alliance: Botcha

Jana Sena Party and TDP in secret alliance: Botcha

‘Jagan alone striving to protect State’s interests’ The YSR Congress Party has advised Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan to be “extra cautious” with Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and not fall prey to his “political tactics.” Addressing the media here on Thursday, YSRCP leader Bothca Satyanarayana said: “It is …

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Model colony in sight forKovvada project-displaced

Model colony in sight forKovvada project-displaced

213 acres forest land acquired; NPCIL to undertake construction A model colony will come up as part of the R&R package at Dharmavaram village of Etcherla mandal in the district for relocating the families displaced by the Kovvada atomic power plant to be constructed by the Nuclear PowerCorporation of India Limited …

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Graft allegations will dent Jagan’s prospects: Pawan

Graft allegations will dent Jagan’s prospects: Pawan

‘Naidu has failed to control leaders such as Chintamaneni’ Stating that YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy had no future in politics,JSP president Pawan Kalyan on Thursday said people would not cast their vote for those who underwent imprisonment on charges of corruption in the 2019 elections. Winding up his district …

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Pushpavanam just can’t shake off marine ooze

Pushpavanam just can’t shake off marine ooze

Fishing will not be possible at least till Pongal’ The fun and frolic of children in the government school in Pushpavanam — a fishing hamlet in Nagapattinam — camouflages what is in store for a visitor 200 m away. The hamlet looks as if it has experienced rain in the …

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tours cyclone-affected areas

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tours cyclone-affected areas

Distributes assistance to the victims on behalf of BJP Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inspected the damage wrought by Cyclone Gaja in Nagapattinam district on Thursday. Beginning her two-day tour of the cyclone-hit districts at Point Calimere, where she arrived by a helicopter, Ms. Sitharaman — accompanied by Health Secretary J. …

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Rain hampers relief in Gaja-hit areas

Rain hampers relief in Gaja-hit areas

Braving the elements, Tangedco workers continue restoration work through the day Overnight rain and inundation of agricultural fields in parts of the Cauvery delta slowed down relief and restoration work in cyclone affected areas on Thursday. Agricultural fields in many parts of the core delta districts of Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and …

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