LASALGAON: Farmers and traders here are concerned over the government decision to bring onion under the Essential Commodities Act (ECA) sans declaration of minimum support price (MSP) and concessions on rail freight. "To protect the interest of farmers, the government should have declared MSP for onion as soon as it was included under the Essential Commodities Act," Lasalgaon Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Chairman Nanasaheb Patil told reporters here over the weekend. He pointed out that onion cannot be brought under the Act as this law prohibits storage of any commodity. The vegetable does not qualify to be under the ECA since onion is a commodity that has to be stored for off-season sales and there is no harvest during March through September. "If onion storage is restricted, it will be very difficult to supply the commodity during the seven months of off-season, resulting in soaring prices," Patil said. Both in terms of area and yield, Maharashtra is the largest … [Read more...] about Farmers, traders unhappy with onions inclusion in Essential Commodities Act
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Talking about his new role, Karan had earlier said, “Mr Bajaj is an iconic character and it has lived on in people’s minds for years. So, it’s a matter of honour to take it ahead from where Ronit Roy and Karan Singh Grover left and add my nuances to it. I intend to make this character as iconic and loved as Mr Bhalla (his character in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein) had become over a period of six years.” … [Read more...] about Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2: Karan Patel shares first look as Mr Bajaj, adds colour to the character
The title is self-explanatory and the film deals with the events leading up to the killing of forest brigand Veerappan in Operation Cocoon. Sandeep Bharadwaj plays Veerappan, while Shivaraj Kumar plays Senthamarai Kannan, the Superintendent of Police (SP) who masterminded Operation Cocoon. … [Read more...] about Which Telugu movie are YOU looking forward to?
The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) extended the term of Justice Bansi Lal Bhat as acting chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) by three months, in a notification on Monday. The extension was applicable from June 15, the order said, or until a regular chairperson was appointed. He took over the appellate tribunal as acting chairperson on March 15, after Justice SJ Mukhopadhaya completed his term in the office. Bhat was first appointed as a judicial member of the NCLAT in October 2017. Currently, the NCLAT has suspended all court work including virtual hearings and filings till July 10, as two staffers tested positive for Covid-19, according to notice. The first positive case was found on June 26 following which all operations were suspended to enable home quarantine for all staffers and members, the notice said. On March 21, the appellate tribunal had shut its premises, including filing counters, till April 1 on account of the pandemic. While it … [Read more...] about MCA extends term of Justice Bansi Lal Bhat as acting chairperson NCLAT by three months
Kapur made his directorial debut with Masoom in 1983. While veteran actors Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, and Supriya Pathak played the lead roles in the film, actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar and Aradhana Srivastav also featured as child artistes along with Jugal. Masoom is an adaptation of the 1980 novel Man, Woman and Child by Erich Segal. Even after 37 years of its release, the film resonates with today's generation through its iconic songs like Tujhse Naraz Nahin Zindagi and Lakdi Ki Kathi. Jugal Hansraj and Naseeruddin Shah in Masoom … [Read more...] about Shekhar Kapur recalls how it took him several months to convince Jugal Hansraj to act in Masoom