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The recent growth in traction for zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) in India should be considered within the context of the growing agrarian crisis, as the gap worsens between input costs (including fertilizers, pesticides, agrichemicals, seeds, water, electricity, labour and farm loans) and the final prices that farmers (especially small-scale

Fiscal deficit targets sometimes lead to vicious cycles.

The Union Budget has been structured on the overall theme of “Ease of Living.” This has been achieved by farmer friendly initiatives such as Agriculture credit target of Rs 15 lakh crore for 2020-21; schemes of “Kisan Rail” and “Krishi Udaan” for a seamless national cold supply chain for perishables; and expansion of PM-KUSUM to provide 20 lakh

The Fifteenth Finance Commission (FC), in its report for fiscal year 2020-21, has recommended a marginal reduction in the vertical devolution of the divisible tax pool to 41 per cent from the prevailing 42 per cent.

This paper, written by Dr Miriam Omolo, with support from DI’s Boniface Owino, provides a detailed analysis of the government of Kenya’s budget for the 2019/20 financial year, and analyses how it might impact the poorest people.

According to Amish Shah, co-head (India research), BofAML, around $75 billion have been spent by the central and state governments combined over the last four years on water related projects.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned the “double standards” of the Union government in giving tax concessions and waivers to the rich while criticising the Budget for not having any

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram Thursday tore into the BJP government for not announcing any “bold” decisions or “structural reforms” in the Union Budget to fast-track growth despite a huge m

During a debate on the Union Budget in the Rajya Sabha, Opposition leaders on Thursday accused the government of presenting a Budget that was rich on intent but which lacked the required details.

Calling farmers its topmost priority, the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh presented its first Budget on Wednesday, allocating Rs 46,559 crore for agriculture, an increase by 66

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