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Monday, Oct 21, 2019
news about Farm crisis
Oct 08, 2019 00:10
In its 2014 assembly election manifesto, the BJP had promised to reach double digit agricultural growth. read more
May 24, 2019 00:59
The prominent leaders who won are the Congress’s Karti P Chidambaram, who won the Sivaganga seat and DMK’s Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, who won the Thoothukkudi seat. read more
May 24, 2019 00:44
According to trends on the Election Commission’s website, the BJP was also leading in the Assembly seats of Unjha, Jamnagar Rural, Manavadar and Dhrangadhra, for which bypolls were held along with the Lok Sabha elections. read more
May 14, 2019 07:36
This Lok Sabha seat that goes to polls on May 19 is seen as a communally sensitive spot in Madhya Pradesh. read more
Apr 03, 2019 12:24
Kota MP Om Birla has focussed on his infrastructure record but BJP factionalism and suicide of 50 farmers in Hadoti may hurt his campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. read more
Mar 23, 2019 08:23
Policy makers and the public need to recognise four key facts about Indian agriculture. read more
Mar 02, 2019 18:11
Before Pulwama, the farm crisis and jobs dominated the narrative. It’s likely they will be important in the run-up to the polls, but they will have to share the space with security and the war against terror read more
Mar 01, 2019 17:57
An 825-page volume on India’s rural economy by a member of the Lok Sabha has tried to fill the intellectual vacuum which the legislative and executive arms of the Indian state have left vis-à-vis agriculture in the recent past read more
Feb 07, 2019 16:39
Parliament Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the Lok Sabha today even as the Opposition wants a debate over various issues, including the farm crisis, unemployment and alleged misuse of constitutional bodies. read more
Feb 02, 2019 14:48
Admitting “reduced” returns in farming, the government in its interim budget on Friday announced a cash-transfer scheme for small farmers, along with a focus on non-crop sectors within agriculture. read more
Jan 28, 2019 23:33
Uddhav discusses elections, drought, farm crisis with MPs; party says no proposal from BJP yet read more
Jan 15, 2019 23:49
According to insiders, the enhanced allocation in the flagship rural job programme—in the latest supplementary demand for grants—will help the government pour more money in the key rural sector ahead of the election and at a time when a large part of... read more
Jan 06, 2019 07:46
Minimum support prices (MSPs) are federally fixed benchmark rates that farmers ought to get to remain profitable. Prices of many pulse varieties have fallen below the minimum support prices. read more
Dec 31, 2018 07:58
What makes it difficult to ignore any persistent farm crisis, such as the current one, is simply that there are just too many people dependent on a farm-based livelihood: nearly half the population. read more
Dec 12, 2018 01:16
Farm exports grew five times between 2004-05 and 2013-14 (from $8.7 billion to $42.6 billion), ICRIER data show. They fell to $33 billion in 2016-17 due to global factors. In Madhya Pradesh, farmers got up to 22% negative returns on soyabean (2016-2017).... read more