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State farm bills: A charade 
meant to hoodwink farmers

State farm bills: A charade meant to hoodwink farmers

With their eyes wide open, the Congress-ruled states are bent on creating a legislative charade in order to hoodwink farmers protesting a...Read More

MSP will never be discontinued: Dharmendra Pradhan

MSP will never be discontinued: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, on Saturday said that the minimum support price (MSP) will never be dis...Read More

The farmer checks in

The farmer checks in

Have the farm bills truly achieved the seminal breakthrough that the agricultural sector so desperately needed, given the heavy odds? The...Read More

Two cheers, not three, for agri bills

Two cheers, not three, for agri bills

Pushing the farm bills before the milk pricing measure is putting the cart before the horse

'Historic' farm bills evoke 
historic protests

'Historic' farm bills evoke historic protests

There is little clarity on how the reforms will play out in reality and whether they will indeed benefit farmers

Farmers need price assurance too

Farmers need price assurance too

Forty years ago, possibly for the first time, there was mass mobilisation and a farmers' agitation led by a most unlikely and uncharismat...Read More

Opposition protests against 
'anti-farmer' agri bills

Opposition protests against 'anti-farmer' agri bills

Propaganda is a legitimate tool in the hands of political parties in any democratic system. So long as it bears some correlation to facts...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

Akalis vying to revive farmer support

Akalis vying to revive farmer support

The BJP’s longstanding ally in the National Democratic Alliance, the Akali Dal’s decision to pull out its lone minister Harsimrat Kaur Ba...Read More

Seeds of doubt: Centre must allay farmers' concern over reforms

Seeds of doubt: Centre must allay farmers' concern over reforms

Why are farmers opposing a measure that frees them from burdensome cesses and the necessity of hauling their produce to the mandi and (po...Read More

Sugar mills to get Rs2/kg hike, industries seek Rs5-6/kg more

Sugar mills to get Rs2/kg hike, industries seek Rs5-6/kg more

New Delhi: The government is in the process of raising the minimum selling price (MSP) of sugar by Rs2 a kilo, as recommended by the NITI...Read More

New MSP for kharif crops, high return

New MSP for kharif crops, high return

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved the new minimum support price for 14 mandated Kharif crops that will ensure a 50 to 83% h...Read More

Cabinet nod to hike in MSP for all Kharif crops

Cabinet nod to hike in MSP for all Kharif crops

For the Kharif crops, the MSP of soyabean has been hiked by Rs 311 per quintal, sunflower by Rs 262 per quintal and sesamum by Rs 236 per...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

Bhopal: No more bonus to farmers on wheat procurement

Bhopal: No more bonus to farmers on wheat procurement

Bhopal: The state government has stopped giving bonus to farmers on wheat procurement to. Due to poor financial condition of the governme...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

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BJP’s wrong policies led to severe farm crisis: Ashok Chavan

Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Thursday blamed the “wrong policies” of the BJP-led government for a “severe” farm cri...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

Getting the MSP to work

Getting the MSP to work

One of the more aggressive steps taken by the government to enhance the income levels of farmers was to announce higher MSPs for the khar...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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