By Pulapre Balakrishnan
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 06:34 AM IST
High food price stalls the expansion of the non-agricultural sector. It also impacts the future of agriculture in ways not recognised
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 05:37 PM IST
The finance minister’s prescriptions are positive. Build on them
New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:51 AM IST
The upshot of a projected decline in food output is that it is expected to, at least slightly, push up flat food prices, especially of grains.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 08:38 AM IST
The agrarian crisis is one of the factors that may have resulted in the BJP’s loss in three Hindi heartland states of Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in December, according to analysts, and the party clearly doesn’t want it to affect its prospects in the 2019 parliamentary elections.
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:53 AM IST
Stray cattle destroying crops are not just a cause of economic loss, but also a big source of conflict
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 06:37 PM IST
The government is loosening its purse strings for its politically crucial ‘PM-AASHA’ programme aimed at ensuring farmers earn higher prices. The prime minister’s office has asked for the programme to be ramped up, as arrivals of farm produce peak in large agricultural markets around the country.
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 09:16 AM IST
The union cabinet announced Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for the 2018-19 Kharif marketing season on Wednesday. MSPs for all crops are at least 50% more than the projected A2+FL cost of production.