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BJD holds farmers’ rally, seeks hike in paddy MSP

In Bhubaneswar, the opposition BJP burnt effigy of CM Naveen Patnaik for forcing farmers for distress sale of paddy.

09 Jan 2019 5:38 AM

Loan waivers are good politics, not economics

For agriculture to be viable, the farmer must get a minimum support price that is close to the market price.

21 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Flagship social security schemes facing cash crunch

Govt is already committed to spend over Rs 35,000 crore this fiscal for the poor and farmers across the country.

19 Nov 2018 11:19 AM

Govt hikes rabi Minimum Support Price to defuse rural fury

Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said MSPs for all rabi crops are higher than the cost of production ranging from 50-112 per cent.

04 Oct 2018 1:58 AM

After farmers march to Delhi, Govt hikes wheat MSP by Rs 105 per quintal

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved higher minimum support price for Rabi crops.

03 Oct 2018 7:56 PM


Cabinet hikes wheat MSP by Rs 105 per quintal for 2018-19

Government announced 6 per cent hike in support price of wheat at Rs 1,840 per quintal.

03 Oct 2018 7:31 PM

Higher MSP to drive 25 per cent surge in gold demand: report

India, the world's second biggest buyer of the precious metal, consumes 800-900 tonne of gold annually.

23 Sep 2018 1:21 PM

Rural demand to pick up on MSP hikes, farm loan waivers: report

As per the report, rising farm loan waivers will also push up rural income as general elections approach.

21 Sep 2018 3:54 PM

Cabinet approves new procurement policy to ensure MSP to farmers

Under the new policy, the states will also have an option to choose the existing Price Support Scheme.

12 Sep 2018 2:07 PM

Govt may announce Rs 10,000 cr scheme to ensure MSP to oilseeds growers

The new scheme will be implemented for up to 25 per cent of the oilseeds production of the state.

09 Sep 2018 1:33 PM


Sea of Red in city as farmers rally for rights

This government has cheated them (farmers and workers), this government has to be removed, says Sitaram Yechury.

06 Sep 2018 7:40 AM

Government asked to contain rising food subsidy bill

Food bill is estimated to be Rs 1,38,123 crore in 2018-19 against the actual expenditure of Rs 1,04,901 crore in 2017-18.

07 Aug 2018 9:16 AM

RBI pegs retail inflation at 4.8 per cent for second half of FY 2019

Retail inflation has been projected to rise further to 5 per cent in the first quarter of next financial year 2019-20.

01 Aug 2018 4:13 PM

‘Not political statement’: Shah confident farmers’ income will double by 2022

BJP President Amit Shah said the goal will be achieved as the Centre and state governments are working in a mission mode.

21 Jul 2018 5:31 PM

Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275

Sugar production in India is estimated to reach a record 32.25 million tonnes in the current 2017-18.

18 Jul 2018 3:42 PM


Narendra Modi to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab to mark MSP hike

The rally will jointly be organised by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Malout.

11 Jul 2018 1:58 PM

MSP hike to boost farm income and spur growth, says Assocham

The government increased the MSP for paddy by a record Rs 200 per quintal.

08 Jul 2018 3:18 PM

MSP hike: ‘Historical increase’ or jumla?

Modi should have announced this MSP in early June before the sowing season.

07 Jul 2018 12:06 AM

Farm loan waivers to touch USD 40 bn by 2019 elections: report

Farm loan waivers really amount to about 1.5 per cent of gross domestic product.

06 Jul 2018 1:52 PM

Council adjourned over ruckus on farmers’ issue

So much so that the proceedings had to be adjourned for the day due to the ruckus created in the house.

06 Jul 2018 2:35 AM