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'Removed sword hanging over farmers': Cabinet approves economic package [Video]

'Removed sword hanging over farmers': Cabinet approves economic package

The Union Cabinet announced approval of decisions for farmers taken under the economic package necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that three major decisions..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 05:03Published
Cabinet approved farmer friendly amendments to Essential Commodities Act: Javadekar [Video]

Cabinet approved farmer friendly amendments to Essential Commodities Act: Javadekar

In a media briefing held on June 03, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar informed that the government have made farmer friendly amendments to the Essential Commodities..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:04Published
Watch: Vegetables being sold at Mumbai expressway amid heavy traffic [Video]

Watch: Vegetables being sold at Mumbai expressway amid heavy traffic

Heavy traffic jam was witnessed at the Sion-Panvel Expressway on June 01 amid Unlock-1.0 of coronavirus pandemic. The trucks of vegetables were parked on the expressway and veggies were being sold over..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:13Published
Madagascar thanks India for supply of essential commodities amid Covid-19 outbreak [Video]

Madagascar thanks India for supply of essential commodities amid Covid-19 outbreak

Foreign minister Tehindrazanarivelo Liva thanked the Govt. of India for supplying essential medicines to Madagascar amid Covid-19 outbreak. At a formal ceremony in capital Anatananarivo Indian..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:00Published
People thronging Okhla vegetable market go through mandatory thermal screening [Video]

People thronging Okhla vegetable market go through mandatory thermal screening

In the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, government has given relaxation for Delhiites to open shops and public transport to function. People thronged Okhla vegetable market to purchase essential commodities..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:18Published
Essential Commodities Act will be amended to de-regulate agri products: FM Sitharaman [Video]

Essential Commodities Act will be amended to de-regulate agri products: FM Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on May 15 announced that the central government will amend the Essential Commodities Act to enable better price realization for farmers. In a press conference,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:52Published
Lockdown 3.0: Retailers in Amritsar open shops with certain restrictions [Video]

Lockdown 3.0: Retailers in Amritsar open shops with certain restrictions

Shops selling non-essential commodities have been opened in Amritsar amid final days of lockdown 3.0. State govt has ordered that the shops in the state will remain open between 7 AM to 6 PM...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:04Published
Amazon, Flipkart urge Govt to allow sale of non-essential goods durig lockdown | Oneindia News [Video]

Amazon, Flipkart urge Govt to allow sale of non-essential goods durig lockdown | Oneindia News

As India continues to be in a lockdown to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, the sale of only essential commodities is allowed by the Online retailers while the Govt has allowed opening of stand..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:19Published
Coronavirus cases in India soars cross 15,000, more than 500 dead | Oneindia News [Video]

Coronavirus cases in India soars cross 15,000, more than 500 dead | Oneindia News

The number of coronavirus cases in India has climbed to 15,712, which includes 507 deaths ACCORDING TO the Union Health Ministry. 1,334 cases and 27 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. WHILE The..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:44Published
Situation regarding essential commodities under control MHA [Video]

Situation regarding essential commodities under control MHA

Situation regarding essential commodities under control MHA

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:17Published
COVID-19 | Over 50 test positive in Old Delhi’s Chandni Mahal, area cordoned [Video]

COVID-19 | Over 50 test positive in Old Delhi’s Chandni Mahal, area cordoned

As many as 52 people out of the 102, who were found living in 13 mosques in Delhi’s Chandni Mahal area, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus and many of them had last month attended a..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:08Published

Cabinet approves amendment to Essential Commodities Act: Key decisions

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday announced amendment to the historic Essential Commodities Act which has been acting as a hindrance to investment. The Cabinet met for the second time this week for taking..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Cabinet nod for amendment to Essential Commodities Act, two ordinances to promote barrier-free trade

The Cabinet also approved ‘The Farming Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020’ to ensure barrier free trade in agriculture produce.
Hindu - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimesIndian Express

Key Cabinet decisions to boost investment

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday announced amendment to the historic Essential Commodities Act which has been acting as a hindrance to investment. The Cabinet met for the second time this week for taking..
IndiaTimes - Published

Minister distributes provisions to the poor

Minister for Tourism Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao distributed essential commodities to the poor at Seva Nagar (6th ward) on Friday.Speaking on the occasi
Hindu - Published

Former Maoists given essential commodities

Surrendered extremists and sympathisers struggling due to lockdown
Hindu - Published

Teachers distribute essentials to families of 70 students

Three teachers of C.S.I Primary School, a government-aided institution, at Surampatti Valasu distributed rice bags and other essential commodities to
Hindu - Published

Rise in prices of essential commodities hits people in Manipur

No action has been taken against any trader or grocery shop owner
Hindu - Published

Farm gate in focus: On amending Essential Commodities Act

Move to amend the Essential Commodities Act is fraught with risks
Hindu - Published

Farm gate in focus

Move to amend the Essential Commodities Act is fraught with risks
Hindu - Published

Nirmala Sitharaman to announce last tranche of economic package today

The last tranche of economic package announcement by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be held on Sunday. Sitharaman will announce the last tranche of Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package at..
Mid-Day - Published

Govt likely to bring in ordinance to amend Essential Commodities Act

The Centre will amend the Essential Commodities Act to provide for notifying stock limits for a retailer or wholesaler only if retail prices increase abnormally—by 100% in case of perishable items..
IndiaTimes - Published

Agri stimulus measures to help farmers fetch better prices: Niti VC Rajiv Kumar

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Friday said the host of measures announced by the finance minister, like the amendment of the Essential Commodities Act, will enable better price realization for..
IndiaTimes - Published

NLCIL distributes essential kits to 25,000 families

NLC India Ltd (NLCIL) distributed rice bags and other essential commodities worth ₹1.2 crore to 25,000 families at villages in and around Neyveli on
Hindu - Published

Government to amend Essential Commodities Act to deregulate cereals, edible oil, pulses

The government will amend the six-and-a-half-decade old Essential Commodities Act to deregulate food items, including cereals, edible oil, oilseeds, pulses, onion and potato, finance minister Nirmala..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Hindu

Government to amend 65-year old Essential Commodities Act to enable better price realisation for farmers

Agriculture food stuffs including cereals, edible oils, oilseeds, pulses, onions and potato will be deregulated, FM said.
Zee News - Published



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