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Friday, Nov 15, 2019


Oct 27, 2019 03:05
In a statement, Gandhi hit out at the central government for not fulfilling its promise of giving a 50% return on their input costs to farmers and urged the government to follow “rajdharma” and protect farmers’ interests. read more
Oct 24, 2019 00:01
According to decisions announced by the Cabinet, the highest MSP increases were for lentils (masoor) and gram, two largely consumed pulses the country often imports to meet domestic demand. read more
Oct 12, 2019 00:28
Only 6 lakh metric tonne has been purchased leading to glut in mandis of Khanna, Ludhiana, Gurdaspur and Amritsar, where the crop is selling \u20B9200 below the MSP read more
Jul 30, 2019 10:04
MSP is the price at which the government purchases crops from farmers. read more
Jun 02, 2019 09:32
If there is one thing that distinguishes the agricultural performance of the first Narendra Modi government, it is the collapse of nominal growth of the gross value added (GVA) component of agriculture. read more
Apr 30, 2019 07:45
Price data from Agmarknet, the government arm that tracks commodity rates in major agricultural markets, indicate farmers’ income could take a hit again this year if prices don’t pick up. read more
Apr 05, 2019 08:01
Let’s not underestimate the electorate. India’s electorate is shrewd… Take rural India - in infrastructure they got roads, they got cooking gas, they got toilets, electricity and some got houses. read more
Mar 23, 2019 08:23
Policy makers and the public need to recognise four key facts about Indian agriculture. read more
Mar 08, 2019 10:12
The BJP, which bagged 10 of the 11 Lok Sabha seats in 2014, would want to repeat its performance and is banking on the Modi factor. read more
Feb 16, 2019 19:41
The US expects a robust discussion on how India implements and notifies its policies at the next COA meeting, which is scheduled for February 26-27, the statement said. read more
Feb 09, 2019 07:57
PM-AASHA was devised to shore up income of farmers, who received negative returns in many commodities during 2017-18. read more
Jan 29, 2019 11:55
Delhi development minister said the AAP government will kick-start the process of framing its “own MSP model” from Tuesday by holding meetings with agrarian experts, some of who are being called from Odisha and Telangana. read more
Jan 21, 2019 22:23
Upset over the government’s decision ex-chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has threatened to take to street in protest if the government does away with the scheme in a bid to avoid offering incentives to farmers read more
Jan 15, 2019 07:24
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... read more