Farmers’ organisations seek exemption from lockdown

Farmers’ organisations seek exemption from lockdown

Farmers’ organisations are concerned at the possible impact of the lockdown on farmers and agriculture workers. They have urged the Centre and State governments to announce a special package for the farm sector as the harvesting of the rabi season and the sowing of the kharif season will be impacted by the lockdown. RSS-backed Bharatiya […]

EU suspends budget rules for first time 

EU suspends budget rules for first time 

The European Commission is suspending its strict rules on public deficits to allow governments to open the money taps to battle the coronavirus pandemic. In an unprecedented decision, Brussels triggered the “general escape clause”, giving countries free...