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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020


Jun 01, 2020 17:55
The announcement came as the June-to-September monsoon for 2020, predicted by the India Meteorological Bureau to be normal, made its onset over Kerala, its first port of call in the Indian mainland, on June 1, as predicted. read more
May 06, 2020 00:03
At the core of this inordinate delay are certain “technical problems” the banks have been facing while transferring money into the accounts of commission agents read more
Mar 28, 2020 20:03
Harvesting early varieties of wheat will start in the first week of April and reaping will begin in the second week of April read more
Mar 17, 2020 22:53
Leader of opposition in Haryana assembly Bhupinder Singh Hooda said the farmer was falling into a debt trap due to the government’s indifference read more
Nov 26, 2019 22:27
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that the notified minimum support price and the difference amount will also be transferred into the farmers’ account. read more
Nov 26, 2019 20:45
If farmers see economic gains in switching to alternative crops, they will be encouraged. Policies must ensure this read more
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