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Centre to hold talks with farmers again

Defence minister Rajnath Singh was roped in to assist in finding a resolution to the issues of farmers

15 Feb 2024 1:37 AM

Farmers reject talks, gear up for long battle to reach Delhi

Protesters hurl stones, cops fire in air, lob tear gas shells, dropped some from drones, to disperse crowds

14 Feb 2024 1:14 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | PM’s arguments on farm laws seem deeply flawed

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

No 'ghar wapsi' till laws are repealed: Tikait

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

Government hopes 7th round of talks will end on positive note today

04 Jan 2021 7:02 AM


Talks deadlocked over repeal of agricultural laws

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

Protesting farmers take a hard stand ahead of next round of talks

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

Mohan Guruswamy | Farmers’ stir link with rural distress tenuous

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

Govt hikes MSP for six rabi crops to woo farmers

Higher MSP will empower farmers and contribute to doubling of their income, tweeted PM Modi

22 Sep 2020 12:29 PM

Cotton yarn exports decline 35 per cent in June quarter

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


Farm loans, MSP top priorities

Farmers also even allege that only around 45 per cent of claims have been disbursed by insurance companies.

19 May 2019 2:31 AM

customs duty, wheat, wheat imports, minimum support price, MSP

The government wants to restrict overseas purchase so that domestic prices of wheat do not come under pressure.

28 Apr 2019 3:18 PM

Wholesale sugar prices seen increasing to Rs 34/kg this year

This will also bridge the gap between domestic prices and the cost of production, analysts felt.

15 Apr 2019 1:38 AM

RBI clears Rs 19,240 crore CCL for Punjab for Rabi marketing season

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

CPI-M releases manifesto, calls for scrapping of sedition law in present form

The party advocates reservation in jobs and education in private sector for SCs and STs.

28 Mar 2019 6:06 PM


FCI sells almost entire pulses stock of 2.98 lakh tonne

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 may exceed demand of 26 MT in SS 2018-19

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

Maharashtra farmers to get Rs 500 per quintal paddy bonus: Fadnavis

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

MSP hike to boost sugar mills' margins 300-400 bps: Report

This will lead to incremental domestic sales realisation of Rs 3,300 crore: Crisil.

20 Feb 2019 1:05 PM

Populism cloud on state Budgets

Any support to farmers should be welcome as they provide the country with food security.

10 Feb 2019 12:00 AM