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Steep hike in MSP of kharif crops with eye on Lok Sabha polls

MSP is the price at which the govt purchases crops from the farmers, whatever may be the price for the crops.

05 Jul 2018 2:02 AM

Govt committed to growth of agriculture sector, says Modi on MSP hike

There has been a historic increase in the MSP. Congratulations to all farmers, he tweeted in Hindi.

04 Jul 2018 5:13 PM

Cabinet hikes minimum support price of paddy by Rs 200 per quintal

The proposed hike is estimated to cost the taxpayers a whopping amount of Rs 15,000 crore annually.

04 Jul 2018 1:15 PM

Cabinet led by Narendra Modi to decide on MSP hike today

The govt is confident of receiving around Rs 13 lakh crore GST revenue this financial year.

04 Jul 2018 12:03 PM

MSP for all crops to take longer, no consensus

Official sources said the government interventions and initiatives for the sugarcane sector may come up at the meeting.

29 Jun 2018 5:45 AM


Farmers renew warning of agitation

The committee has given a protest call in every tehsil from June 1.

30 May 2018 5:55 AM

Govt hikes customs duty on wheat to 30 pc to curb cheaper imports

Government's third advance estimate has pegged wheat output at a record 98.61 million tonnes for the 2017-18 crop year.

24 May 2018 12:04 PM

Cabinet note on new MSP policy soon

Agriculture ministry has finalised details of implementing the ambitious MSP schemes as announced in the budget.

09 Apr 2018 1:25 PM

PM meet to urge quick disbursal of sops

The Niti Aayog has been asked to explore the possibility of setting up an optimal farm price realisation system.

15 Feb 2018 2:12 AM

Jaitley reveals formula for fixing MSP 50 pc over production cost

Govt will take A2+FL formula to determine cost of production of agri-crops and fix accordingly MSP.

10 Feb 2018 10:28 AM


Budget 2018: Modi’s Bharat Budget eyes 2019 Lok Sabha elections

I am sure the New India which we aspire to create will emerge now, says Arun Jaitley.

02 Feb 2018 5:44 AM

Budget 2018: Farmers have mixed reactions to provisions

Another major decision, that of giving a Rs 11,00,000 crore credit outlay for disbursing loans to farmers, has also got a positive response.

02 Feb 2018 2:43 AM

Onion prices rally in Asia as India restricts exports

India exported 2.4 million tonnes of onions in 2016/17, mainly to Bangladesh, Malaysia and United Arab Emirates.

01 Dec 2017 3:50 PM

Cultivators to strategise in meet on Monday

The groups are now demanding reasonable purchase price for cotton and soya bean also.

18 Nov 2017 2:35 AM

Pulses, oilseeds MSPs include bonus of Rs 100-150 a quintal

Government had announced the bonus during last two years in a bid to boost production of pulses and oilseeds.

06 Nov 2017 4:57 PM


Govt hikes wheat MSP by Rs 110 per quintal; pulses, Rs 200 per quintal

To encourage the cultivation of gram and masoor, their MSPs have been raised by Rs 200 per quintal.

24 Oct 2017 12:51 PM

Govt may hike wheat MSP by Rs 100 per quintal for this year

A decision in this regard is likely to be taken in the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) meeting scheduled for Tuesday.

24 Oct 2017 9:49 AM

Centre questions MP government’s onion procurement policy

The Centre had taken exception to state government’s decision to procure onion directly from farmers at a price of Rs 8 a kilo..

26 Sep 2017 2:02 AM

Niti Aayog pushes for GM seeds, suggests reforms in MSP mechanism

It said one measure that can help remove distortion in MSP system is the introduction of 'Price Deficiency Payment'.

25 Aug 2017 12:38 PM

Yechury attacks Centre, says govt treating farmers like 'terrorists'

The CPI-M has demanded a law which gives right to farmers to sell their produce at Maximum Support Price (MSP).

21 Jun 2017 12:47 PM