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Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019


Sep 12, 2018 08:18
While the larger picture is not one of immediate crisis, there are factors that should be cause for concern. read more
Jul 21, 2018 11:46
Besides assuring farmers of his government’s support, the PM is expected to meet two Muslim women who were allegedly divorced through the controversial triple-talaq practice. read more
Jul 16, 2018 18:27
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed many new varieties and technologies which have helped transform India from a food importing nation to a food exporter, Radha Mohan Singh said. read more
Jul 11, 2018 21:18
PM said NDA government is trying to restore respect of farmers and soldiers, and is committed to doubling farmers’ income by 2022. read more
Jul 06, 2018 20:42
Various estimates placed inflation impact between 50-100 bps on Consumer Price Index (CPI), while fiscal impact would be in the range of 0.2% to 0.4% of GDP. read more
Jul 06, 2018 13:17
The difference between the proposed and announced prices for some crops is as high as 70-80%. read more
Jul 06, 2018 07:34
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. read more
Jul 05, 2018 22:43
Most of the farmers said the MSPs should have been calculated on the so-called C2 costs, a comprehensive measure that includes imputed rent on owned land and interests on capital. read more
Jul 05, 2018 22:22
Union minister of state for agriculture Parshottam Rupala on Thursday said increasing the MSP of kharif crops by 1.5 times of their cultivation cost is a ’historic decision’ read more
Jul 05, 2018 10:38
On Wednesday, the rupee had lost 17 paise at 68.74 against the dollar amid rising crude oil prices and inflationary concerns after MSP hike for kharif crops by the government. read more
Jul 04, 2018 16:39
The government on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price for paddy by a steep Rs 200 per quintal as it looked to fulfil its poll promise to give farmers 50% more rate than their cost of production. read more
Jul 03, 2018 23:20
The Commission set up in 2004 had submitted a report to the then government in 2006 suggesting that the way out of the farm crisis was to provide remunerative prices to the farmer. read more
Jul 03, 2018 08:54
The decision to offer higher support prices for the kharif season was first announced in the Budget for 2018-19. read more
Jun 27, 2018 21:54
Launching a scathing attack, the minister said that Gehlot and his party were not able to handle the fact that the loan waiver scheme has given relief to lakhs of farmers. read more
Jun 23, 2018 07:37
MSP is a key farm price policy that affects crop choices of farmers and food production read more