Even as the peak season is set to begin –- since the fruit is always in high demand during the Ramzaan -- truckloads of GI-tagged Vazhakulam pineapples sit rotting outside Delhi, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat – the traditional markets in the post-winter months.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of the Modi government in its second term. Sitharaman said India needs to make structural reforms to achieve USD 5 trillion economy in the next few years. Follow live updates here
Nath Monday stated his government was implementing the poll promise, which was a part of the Congress' manifesto for the 2018 assembly elections, by asking industries to provide 70% jobs to local youths.