The government is now telling a lie -- that farmers will get a better deal outside the mandi, which is not the case over the long term
17 Feb 2021 7:18 AM
Government should frame a new legislation to assure the continuation of the minimum support price
07 Feb 2021 6:56 PM
Government hopes 7th round of talks will end on positive note today
04 Jan 2021 7:02 AM
Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar has assured the farmers’ unions that MSP and the mandi system will continue like before
31 Dec 2020 11:01 AM
The unions have deferred their proposed tractor march till Thursday, so that the rally does not clash with their talks with the government
30 Dec 2020 11:17 AM
The suicide rate in India, an agrarian economy, was 13 per 100,000, the rate in industrialised, rich countries was often higher
29 Dec 2020 4:06 AM
Higher MSP will empower farmers and contribute to doubling of their income, tweeted PM Modi
22 Sep 2020 12:29 PM
According to the yarn producers, lower demand from both export markets and the domestic market has hit the industry.
02 Aug 2019 2:33 AM
Farmers also even allege that only around 45 per cent of claims have been disbursed by insurance companies.
19 May 2019 2:31 AM
The government wants to restrict overseas purchase so that domestic prices of wheat do not come under pressure.
28 Apr 2019 3:18 PM
This will also bridge the gap between domestic prices and the cost of production, analysts felt.
15 Apr 2019 1:38 AM
Central govt has fixed the MSP of wheat at Rs 1,840 per quintal, hiking it by Rs 105 from last year's Rs 1,735 per quintal.
30 Mar 2019 12:36 PM
The party advocates reservation in jobs and education in private sector for SCs and STs.
28 Mar 2019 6:06 PM
FCI is the central nodal agency that undertakes mainly the procurement and distribution of wheat and rice at the MSP.
11 Mar 2019 5:27 PM
Sugar production is likely to decline to around 30 million tonne in SS 2018-19 from the record high of 32.3 million tonne in SS 2017-18.
25 Feb 2019 7:02 PM
NDA govt at the Centre had last year hiked MSP of paddy by a sharp Rs 200 per quintal for the 2018-19 crop year.
24 Feb 2019 1:43 PM
This will lead to incremental domestic sales realisation of Rs 3,300 crore: Crisil.
20 Feb 2019 1:05 PM
Any support to farmers should be welcome as they provide the country with food security.
10 Feb 2019 12:00 AM
Farmers have demanded that the affected families should be either provided employment or give Rs 5 lakh as compensation for self-employment.
02 Feb 2019 1:06 PM
Himachal, popular for its apple economy, has emerged as a major vegetable producer in the past two decades.
26 Jan 2019 2:03 AM