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Will BJP welcome Capt Amarinder Singh with minimum support price deal?

The Centre has refused to roll back the three laws, which BJP poll managers fear will dent the party's poll prospects in Punjab

20 Sep 2021 6:52 AM

Farm talks stuck after 9 rounds, next round on January 19

One of the major challenges before the govt is to ensure that the farmers call off their proposed tractor march to Delhi on Republic Day

16 Jan 2021 1:27 AM

Government-farmers talks inconclusive as unions firm in seeking repeal of laws

The next round of discussions to resolve the deadlock over laws enacted in September last year will be held on January 8

05 Jan 2021 4:30 AM

Farmers to talk with centre on December 29

Farmers have proposed December 29 as the date for the next round of negotiations with the government

27 Dec 2020 4:24 AM

Need viable solution says Gadkari, as MSP for agri crops higher than market prices

Government provided Rs 6,000 crore subsidy to export 60 lakh tonnes of sugar as the country is surplus in the sweetener, he said

11 Jun 2020 4:13 PM


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

Devise strategy to provide MSP to farmers: Telangana CM tells officials

The efforts of our government to provide MSP to the farmer has become a role model to the entire country,' the CM said.

17 Apr 2019 10:00 AM

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

Delhi govt allocates Rs 100 cr for providing MSP to farmers

Delhi is the first state in the country to implement the Swaminathan Commission report on farming sector: Sisodia.

26 Feb 2019 2:00 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


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

Goyal announces 2 pc interest subvention for farmers hit by natural calamities

Government has fixed MSP for 22 notified crops at 50 per cent higher than cost of production.

01 Feb 2019 12:50 PM

Need to blend subsidy with investment to enhance agri sector growth: Jaitley

Govt year after year has taken conditional steps in order to make investments in agriculture in terms of subsidy support, price support.

18 Sep 2018 3:03 PM

Indian economy vs the Maya Jaal

The government was legitimately proud that India has gone up in the scale of Ease of Doing Business.

26 Aug 2018 5:41 AM

Keep watch on food prices

There is a critical need for a huge number of cold storage warehouses so that during a surplus perishable items like vegetables can be stored.

18 Jul 2018 12:24 AM


‘MSP hike is betrayal of promises made by govt’

AIKSCC demands that as per their MSP Guarantee Bill, every grain in the country must be sold at least on the MSP.

15 Jul 2018 12:56 AM

Govt mulls 1 per cent cess on luxury items to build farm corpus

Seeks legal view on option; proposal to levy 1 per cent sugar cess scrapped.

12 Jul 2018 10:02 AM

Opposition parties call MSP hike another ‘jumla’

The party also alleged that the government is not serious in solving the issues that have been troubling farmers.

05 Jul 2018 7:06 AM

Oil, MSP may derail fiscal deficit plans

Niti Aayog estimates, the cost of 1.5 times MSP for 24 crops could be around Rs 1.15 lakh crore.

05 Jun 2018 9:00 AM

Rural purchases may boost gold demand

WGC expects imports to remain in line with last year

04 May 2018 6:22 AM