Essential Commodities Act

Coronavirus in Navi Mumbai: APMC traders demand waiver off cess collected for products sold at wholesale market

Coronavirus in Navi Mumbai: APMC traders demand waiver off cess collected for products sold at wholesale market

GROMA seeks level playing field as farmers are allowed to sell anywhere without any tax or legal binding

Sitaram Yechury slams govt over amendment of Essential Commodities Act, says Modi’s gift to middle-men smacks of yet another scam

Sitaram Yechury slams govt over amendment of Essential Commodities Act, says Modi’s gift to middle-men smacks of yet another scam

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday slammed Modi government over amendment of Essential Comm...Read More

Modi government seeks to give boost to rural India, cabinet clears key decisions to benefit farmers, transform agriculture

Modi government seeks to give boost to rural India, cabinet clears key decisions to benefit farmers, transform agriculture

Three Ordinances cleared by Union Cabinet which will essentially benefit middlemen

Government crosses the Rubicon to put an end to the exploitative agricultural system

Government crosses the Rubicon to put an end to the exploitative agricultural system

The long-term agricultural reforms — putting an end to the monopoly exercised by the APMC over trade, dilution of the Essential Commoditi...Read More

Teji Mandi: Correcting an error made in 1991

Teji Mandi: Correcting an error made in 1991

India waits for a crisis to make reforms. It happened in 1991 and India benefited from it over the next two decades. Back then, when indu...Read More

Govt to amend decades-old EC law to deregulate food items, give farmer marketing choice

Govt to amend decades-old EC law to deregulate food items, give farmer marketing choice

As a result of the amendment, the stock limit on food products like edible oils, oilseeds, potato and onion will not be imposed in normal...Read More

Mumbai: No court relief to firms for producing bogus fertilisers

Mumbai: No court relief to firms for producing bogus fertilisers

Mumbai: The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court recently refused to quash an FIR, registered against two manufacturers of fertilise...Read More

Sugar mills get govt relief of Rs 8,500-cr

Sugar mills get govt relief of Rs 8,500-cr

New Delhi : The Centre on Wednesday announced a Rs 8,500 crore package to boost farmers’ income by creating a buffer stock for sugar, enh...Read More

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GST jitters: Loss of jobs feared in leather and textile sectors

Mumbai : Two labour intensive and largely unorganised sectors – textile and leather – are clouded with confusion and panic over GST. It i...Read More

Centre had advised Maharashtra govt in advance on pulse price rise

Centre had advised Maharashtra govt in advance on pulse price rise

Mumbai: The Centre had issued a string of advisories to the Maharashtra government earlier this year about the need to take steps on gran...Read More

Nearly 75,000 tons of pulses seized from hoarders in 13 states

Nearly 75,000 tons of pulses seized from hoarders in 13 states

New Delhi: Nearly 75,000 tonnes of pulses have been seized from hoarders in raids across 13 states as part of the measures to control the...Read More

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