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  • Inflation may cooled further in Nov after cash clampdown: Poll Dec 09, 2016 11:43 AM IST

    Inflation may cooled further in Nov after cash clampdown: Poll

    Modi's announcement on November 8 that he was withdrawing 500 and 1,000 rupee bank notes in an attempt to curb corruption and tax evasion made it much harder for consumers to make purchases in the predominantly cash-based economy.

  • Short term pain will lead to long term gains: PM on note ban Dec 08, 2016 03:24 PM IST

    Short term pain will lead to long term gains: PM on note ban

    In a series of tweets, Modi spoke about the benefits of demonetization and said the country has a "historic opportunity" to embrace increased cashless payments.

  • Farmers dump tonnes of tomatoes on road in Chhattisgarh Dec 07, 2016 09:52 PM IST

    Farmers dump tonnes of tomatoes on road in Chhattisgarh

    The farmers alleged the "syndicate" of local middlemen and traders was not ready to purchase tomatoes even at 50 paise per kg.

  • 3.6 cr farmers take insurance cover of Rs 1.41 lakh cr so far Dec 07, 2016 08:54 PM IST

    3.6 cr farmers take insurance cover of Rs 1.41 lakh cr so far

    About 3.6 crore farmers have taken the crop insurance policy for a sum insured of Rs 1.41 lakh crore so far in 2016-17 crop year, the government said today and expressed confidence that it would meet the target of 30 per cent coverage by end of the rabi (winter) season.

  • Coromandel stays the course for Visakhapatnam unit expansion Dec 07, 2016 12:20 PM IST

    Coromandel stays the course for Visakhapatnam unit expansion

    According to the official, the proposed expansion project has potential to generate direct and indirect jobs of close to 275.

  • Note ban likely to generate heat in Maharashtra winter session Dec 04, 2016 12:12 PM IST

    Note ban likely to generate heat in Maharashtra winter session

    Buoyed by the party's success in local body polls, the BJP-led government will enter the Winter session of Maharashtra Assembly with confidence but the opposition will seek to put it on mat over key issues like the problems being faced by common people, cooperative banks and farmers due to note ban, and the Maratha quota stir.

  • Sugar mills buy cane worth Rs 266 cr from farmers Dec 03, 2016 02:42 PM IST

    Sugar mills buy cane worth Rs 266 cr from farmers

    Sugar mills in the district have purchased cane worth Rs 265.87 crore from farmers during the current season.

  • Currency demonetisation a near term snag for textile cos: ICRA Dec 02, 2016 08:28 AM IST

    Currency demonetisation a near term snag for textile cos: ICRA

    The adverse impact of the demonetisation on disposable incomes and hence consumer spending has resulted in a slowdown in domestic demand for apparels and other end-products of textile industry in the immediate term.

  • 'For cashless society first consider needs of farmers, labour' Dec 02, 2016 07:48 AM IST

    'For cashless society first consider needs of farmers, labour'

    "Stressed on reverse working for cashless society like considering the needs of farmers, labours from unorganised sector & small vendors first," Fadnavis said in a tweet after participating in a discussion in the central government committee to promote cashless society via video conferencing.

  • Farmers selling produce 20% cheaper than normal: Ex-Agri Secy Nov 29, 2016 10:42 AM IST

    Farmers selling produce 20% cheaper than normal: Ex-Agri Secy

    Although demonetisation may seem like a shock for the agricultural society, Hussain says the yields may remain unchanged due to this Narendra Modi decision. The yield will instead depend on the weather.

  • Milk procurement and sales are normal: RS Sodhi Nov 25, 2016 06:55 PM IST

    Milk procurement and sales are normal: RS Sodhi

    Watch the interview of RS Sodhi of GCMMF with Manisha Gupta on CNBC-TV18. He spoke about how demonetisation has benefitted Amul and its farmers.

  • Quality of sowing may not be same as last year: Ajay Jhakar Nov 25, 2016 06:55 PM IST

    Quality of sowing may not be same as last year: Ajay Jhakar

    Watch the interview of Ajay Jakhar, Chairman of Bharat Krishak Samaj with Manisha Gupta on CNBC-TV18. He spoke about the impact of demonetisation on the farmers and farming.

  • River waters to be stopped from going waste in Pakistan:Modi Nov 25, 2016 03:52 PM IST

    River waters to be stopped from going waste in Pakistan:Modi

    "Indus Water Treaty- Sutlej, Beas, Ravi - the waters in these rivers belong to India and our farmers. It is not being used in the fields of Pakistan but flowing into the sea through Pakistan.

  • Sakthi Sugar sees volumes lower, profitability higher in FY17 Nov 25, 2016 01:53 PM IST

    Sakthi Sugar sees volumes lower, profitability higher in FY17

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, M Manickam, Executive VC of Sakthi Sugars said no impact of demonetisation as company's payments to farmers is 100 percent via cheque.

  • Demonetisation: Congress to observe 'jan akrosh' day on November 28 Nov 25, 2016 09:10 AM IST

    Demonetisation: Congress to observe 'jan akrosh' day on November 28

    All party leaders from the state will participate in the campaign in the districts, MPCC spokesman Sachin Sawant told reporters here.

  • 16,000 Maha co-op credit societies to hold strike on December 1 Nov 25, 2016 07:58 AM IST

    16,000 Maha co-op credit societies to hold strike on December 1

    These societies with two percent of the state population as its members have not received sufficient cash supply from public sector banks to cater to their client base, mainly comprising the farming community.

  • PM Modi urged to revoke restrictions on co-operative banks Nov 24, 2016 07:56 AM IST

    PM Modi urged to revoke restrictions on co-operative banks

    A copy of the letter was also sent to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and RBI Governor Urjit Patel, Mehta told reporters here.

  • BJP leader ask PM Modi to allow farmers to use old notes Nov 24, 2016 07:56 AM IST

    BJP leader ask PM Modi to allow farmers to use old notes

    "Farmers may be allowed to use old currency of Rs 500 Rs 1000 denomination for purchase of seed and fertilizers otherwise it would make adverse impact on production of Rabi crop," the former Uttar Pradesh Minister for Institutional Finance said while talking to a group of reporters here.

  • Govt asks cos to sell fertilisers on credit to farmers Nov 23, 2016 05:34 PM IST

    Govt asks cos to sell fertilisers on credit to farmers

    The companies have also been told to ensure cooperative societies, dealers and retailers accept "all modes of payment" like cheque, credit and debit cards from farmers.

  • Debit card charges dropped, farmers to get easier cash access Nov 23, 2016 05:34 PM IST

    Debit card charges dropped, farmers to get easier cash access

    To ensure quick and unhindered flow of credit and cash to farmers during the current rabi season to deal with ban of Rs 500/1,000 notes, the government has allowed Nabard to disburse Rs 21,000 crore through cooperative banks to farmers.

  • India's demonetisation drive to help dictate BJP, Modi's fortune Nov 23, 2016 01:12 PM IST

    India's demonetisation drive to help dictate BJP, Modi's fortune

    The November 8 ban on high-value currency notes has sent India's economy into a tailspin, as citizens struggle to get their hands on new bills, hindered by a limited stock of freshly-printed notes, daily account withdrawal restrictions, long queues at banks and empty ATM machines.

  • Demonetisation: NABARD sanctions Rs 21,000 cr to district central co-op banks Nov 23, 2016 11:28 AM IST

    Demonetisation: NABARD sanctions Rs 21,000 cr to district central co-op banks

    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned an additional Rs 21,000 crore to district cooperative banks to enable more loans available for farmers ahead of the winter sowing season.

  • Demonetisation likely to wipe out farmers' gains: NCML Nov 23, 2016 09:54 AM IST

    Demonetisation likely to wipe out farmers' gains: NCML

    This year is likely to see a record foodgrain production of 270 million tonnes and also a significant rise in output of pulses. However, the recent cash crunch in the wake of demonetisation threatens to wipe out gains for farmers, NCML Managing Director and CEO Sanjay Kaul said in a release here.

  • Rupani dials Jaitley, RBI chief on co-op banks note swap ban Nov 23, 2016 08:08 AM IST

    Rupani dials Jaitley, RBI chief on co-op banks note swap ban

    "Rupani requested them to come out with a solution to the problem and ensure people do not face trouble in withdrawing Rs 2.5 lakh for marriage ceremonies," he said.

  • Demonetisation: How farmers in Rajasthan are affected by Modi's move? Nov 22, 2016 10:08 PM IST

    Demonetisation: How farmers in Rajasthan are affected by Modi's move?

    Farmers in Rajasthan have welcomed PM Narendra Modi's decision of banning big notes, saying he has done this for country's benefit.

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