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Anna Hazare threatens to launch his "last protest" for farmers

Anna Hazare threatens to launch his "last protest" for farmers

Speaking to reporters in his Ralegaon Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra on Sunday, Hazare said had been holding protes...Read More

Farmers' protest: Instead of battling farmers, Modi Govt should be fighting their battles, writes Anil Singh

Farmers' protest: Instead of battling farmers, Modi Govt should be fighting their battles, writes Anil Singh

The farmers need to realise the inevitability of reforms and the government needs to realise that everything can't be achieved through st...Read More

Govt's obduracy has yielded 
a harvest of discontent

Govt's obduracy has yielded a harvest of discontent

The seeds of distrust were sown when the Centre refused to refer the farm bills to a select House committee for scrutiny

A democracy must allow 
space for dissent

A democracy must allow space for dissent

The national capital is under siege. Haryana, which borders Delhi on its northern, western and southern sides, has thrown up a virtual wa...Read More

Reforms have only, and only 
farmers' interests at heart

Reforms have only, and only farmers' interests at heart

Opposition parties are spreading confusion by saying the Government will stop buying at the minimum support price (MSP), the mandis will ...Read More

Parliament logjam: UPA bigwigs 
rooted for same Bills

Parliament logjam: UPA bigwigs rooted for same Bills

The stalemate in Parliament, though most unfortunate, is an Opposition stratagem to further fuel the current farmers’ protest against the...Read More

PM Modi assures farmers MSP will continue as before

PM Modi assures farmers MSP will continue as before

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system will continue as before.Prime Minister Narendra M...Read More

Rahul Gandhi vows ‘kisan budget’, law to protect farmers

Rahul Gandhi vows ‘kisan budget’, law to protect farmers

Balasore (Odisha): Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday promised to introduce a separate “kisan budget” and bring a law to prevent farm...Read More

Bhopal: Farmers to get Rs 160 quintal incentive on wheat purchase

Bhopal: Farmers to get Rs 160 quintal incentive on wheat purchase

BHOPAL: Chief Minister Kamal Nath announced an incentive of Rs 160 to farmers on per quintal wheat purchase. The minimum support price of...Read More

Bhopal: Kamal Nath meets PM, seeks release of pending fund

Bhopal: Kamal Nath meets PM, seeks release of pending fund

Bhopal: Kamal Nath, after assuming the charge of Chief Minister, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on Monday. The Chief...Read More

Delhi government to opt for either Swaminathan formula or Telangana model to help farmers

Delhi government to opt for either Swaminathan formula or Telangana model to help farmers

New Delhi: As part of its farmers’ outreach plan, the Delhi government is exploring the possibility, and will seek public opinion, about ...Read More

‘Karza maaf’’ may create a dangerous precedent

‘Karza maaf’’ may create a dangerous precedent

The Congress’ pre-poll promise of farm loan waivers clicked spectacularly in Chhattisgarh. In Telengana, it fell miserably flat. A curiou...Read More

BJD to protest in Delhi demanding hike in paddy MSP on January 8

BJD to protest in Delhi demanding hike in paddy MSP on January 8

Bhubaneswar (Odisha): The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will stage a protest in Delhi on January 8 deman...Read More

Centre to compensate states to pay MSP

Centre to compensate states to pay MSP

New Delhi: The Centre has asked the state governments to enter market through their agencies to buy up the Kharif crops if their prices g...Read More

Modi government gave unprecedented relief to farmers by raising rabi crops MSP: BJP chief Amit Shah

Modi government gave unprecedented relief to farmers by raising rabi crops MSP: BJP chief Amit Shah

New Delhi: Hailing the hike in the minimum support price of rabi crops as historic, BJP president Amit Shah Wednesday said that it will g...Read More

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Ujjain: Lapses in Govt machinery delays procurement of gram crop dues

Ujjain: Multi-layer administrative mechanism and lack of funds have put a question mark on the success of procurement of agriculture prod...Read More

MSP hike: Neither unprecedented, nor historic

MSP hike: Neither unprecedented, nor historic

The Centre approving the decision to hike the minimum support price (MSP) of 14 crops for the 2018-19 marketing season earlier this month...Read More

Need to give land-based subsidy to farmers

Need to give land-based subsidy to farmers

The Government has enhanced the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Kharif crops in keeping with the commitment made in the Budget to increase...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike

PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike

Muktsar (Punjab): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday address a Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab’s Muktsar district in the wake of...Read More

Higher MSP is not the answer

Higher MSP is not the answer

The Centre’s move to drastically increase the minimum support price for kharif crops is unlikely to solve the crisis of Indian agricultur...Read More

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