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Indians vent anger online, ask Modi to avenge Kashmir attack

15 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI Indians poured onto social media on Friday to vent their fury over a suicide bombing in Kashmir, with many of them calling for swift retribution against Pakistan as TV news shows hosted jingoistic debates.

Indians vent anger online, ask Modi to avenge Kashmir attack

15 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI Indians poured onto social media on Friday to vent their fury over a suicide bombing in Kashmir, with many of them calling for swift retribution against Pakistan as TV news shows hosted jingoistic debates.

Indians vent anger online, ask Modi to avenge Kashmir attack

15 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI, Feb 15 Indians poured onto social media on Friday to vent their fury over a suicide bombing in Kashmir, with many of them calling for swift retribution against Pakistan as TV news shows hosted jingoistic debates.

Exclusive: Bayer's Monsanto wins arbitration ruling over royalties from Indian seed company

11 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI German drugmaker Bayer AG's Monsanto unit has won proceedings against Indian seed maker Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd (NSL) in a royalty dispute, lawyers familiar with the matter said.

Stray cows add to Modi's farmer woes as Indian election looms

06 Feb 2019

KAKRIPUR/MAHABAN, India As night fell on the bucolic northern Indian hamlet of Mahaban, Gopi Chand Yadav gathered blankets and a flashlight to spend the night sitting on a wooden platform in his field. His task: to use bamboo sticks to ward off stray cattle from intruding and eating a maturing mustard crop.

India government steps up farm support, gives tax relief in pre-election budget

01 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI India's government pledged 750 billion rupees (£8 billion) to support poor farmers and reduced the tax burden for the middle class on Friday, as it looked to rally support from voters with the final budget before a general election. | Video

Exclusive: India's Modi plans to raise rural spending by 16 percent to woo rural voters - sources

31 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI India is likely to raise its rural welfare spending by 16 percent for the fiscal year beginning April, two government sources said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi tries to woo the farm vote ahead of a general election due by May this year.

Exclusive: India to spend 6.5 percent more on food subsidies in FY 2019-20 - sources

23 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI India is poised to raise the subsidies for the world's biggest food welfare program by 6.5 percent for the fiscal year beginning April 1, the smallest increase in three years, in the nation's interim budget next month, two sources directly involved in the decision told Reuters.

After Monsanto patent ruling, Indian farmers hope for next-gen GM seeds

11 Jan 2019

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Monsanto's victory this week in a patent case in India regarding genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds has raised hopes among farmers that the company will now launch its next-generation seeds.

After Monsanto patent ruling, Indian farmers hope for next-gen GM seeds

11 Jan 2019

* India twice cut royalties that local companies pay to Monsanto

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