By Shruti Tomar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 11:29 AM IST
The plan is to initially provide MSP for 12 vegetables including cauliflower, tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, onions, carrots. The list of fruits is yet to finalised.
Himdustan Times/Ambala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 12:58 AM IST
Asks with purchase of crops under MSP made punishable if the market price of a crop is already low and a farmer wants to sell it, who buy the crop?
By Zia Haq, Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 03:51 AM IST
The Union government has allowed charities and states to buy extra stocks of federally held foodgrains at a reserve but cheaper-than-market price as several migrant workers battle a food crisis.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harmandeep Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 10:04 PM IST
The government has fixed prices at ₹ 12 for jute gunny bags and ₹ 4 for plastic gunny bags but teachers said scrap dealers will not buy the used bags at such high rates
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Amarpal Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2019 11:22 PM IST
By Lalitesh Pati Tripathi and Akash Satyawali
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 07:06 PM IST
The government has failed in the areas of agriculture, health care, women safety, media freedom, and economy
Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 11:22 PM IST
Governor Malik ordered the probe on a spate of complaints of cornering prime pieces of land by irregular or fraudulent implementation of the now repealed law, which had been enacted to tackle encroachments by giving land rights to its occupants on payment of market price.
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:23 PM IST
Properties to be auctioned at half the market price
Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 01:54 AM IST
The forum has also directed the builder, identified as Kailas Narayan Kale of Kale and Associates, Sadashiv peth, to pay an additional amount of ₹50,000 to the complainant, Bharati Baban Shewale, by way of compensation towards mental and physical agony.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2019 11:59 AM IST
Over 150 priests have decided not to co-operate with Cardinal Mar George Alancherry who was reinstated as the head of the diocese by Vatican on Thursday as he faces allegations of corruption.
New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 07:24 AM IST
The raid was conducted following complaints from dairy brand Milkfood, which led to the seizure of 330 cartons of 15kg each filled with fake brand labels.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 07:18 AM IST
Although legal proceedings will be filed after an analysis of the samples in Delhi’s food safety lab, even upon a physical inspection, the counterfeit ghee was not found to be up to the mark.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 10:10 AM IST
The notices were served to meet the directive of a February 8 Supreme Court order to reverse the compensation amount in a time-bound manner by June 30.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 07:47 AM IST
Ujjwala subscribers don’t receive any extra subsidy for refilling their gas canisters beyond the normal discount of around Rs 217 per refill per month.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2019 07:46 AM IST
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.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 08:20 PM IST
This is the second straight monthly reduction in LPG rate. On December 1, subsidised LPG price was cut by Rs 6.52 per bottle.
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 10:39 AM IST
The rupee, meanwhile, weakened against the US dollar, and was trading at 70.27 a dollar, down 0.27 per cent from its previous close. Brent crude, the international benchmark, was down 1.18 per cent at USD 54.64 per barrel.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 03:50 PM IST
On Sunday,the prices of tomatoes,capsicums,ladies finger increased by 15 per cent while the prices of peas decreased
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 07:31 PM IST
The price reduction comes soon after six consecutive monthly hikes in rates since June. Prior to this price cut, rates had gone up by Rs 14.13 per cylinder since then.
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 07:57 AM IST
Farmers’ march: Thousands of farmers have pitched tents in the capital to demand a session of Parliament devoted exclusively to agriculture. They also want passage of two farmer-oriented private member’s bills endorsed by 21 Opposition parties in the Parliament.
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 12:01 AM IST
The gap between MSP and actual market prices received by farmers in the case of soyabean has been far narrower than what it has been for other commodities. Low farm-end prices are a key reason why retail food inflation shrunk 0.86% in October, its steepest fall in 13 months, official data show.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh has written letters to all chief ministers, offering them centrally stocked pulses at a heavy discount of Rs15 a Kg to prevailing wholesale prices (which are anyway low) in their respective states.
By Karthik Muralidharan, Paul Niehaus and Sandip Sukhtankar
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2018 07:24 PM IST
The choice-based approach reflects the reality that people in different places and times want different things, and improves beneficiary welfare by expanding their options. It also reduces the political and ethical risks of the reform
By Nachiket Mor
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 11:53 AM IST
If agriculturalists can benefit from price and yield variations, they will be able to build long-term resilience
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 12:16 AM IST
The policies envisage, for the first time, the role of private firms in acting as a buyer on behalf of the government on a trial basis.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2018 01:08 AM IST
All LPG consumers have to buy the fuel at market price. The government, however, subsidises 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each per households in a year by providing the subsidy amount directly in bank accounts of users.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 03:05 PM IST
As per a policy announced on May 25, any textbook published with excerpts from Balbharati textbooks, without necessary permission, will face legal action. The move restricted private publishers from releasing supplementary books for the academic year 2018-2019.
Hindustan Times | By Surendra P Gangan
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2018 01:08 AM IST
Despite the dip in the wholesale prices, the retail prices of these commodities are still high.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2018 03:04 PM IST
After getting low price for years, the potato-growers can finally heave a sigh of relief, all thanks to shooting up of prices to more than the double from what it was just a few months ago.
Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 11:33 AM IST
The government tried to revise rates in 1983, 1999 and 2012, but failed each time. Now it’s trying again