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Cabinet nod to modify finance facility to help APMCs: Narendra Singh Tomar

July 09, 2021 2:13 am

Tomar reiterated the government’s stand that short of repealing the three farm laws, against which farmers have been protesting since December last year, the government is willing to discuss any proposal from farmers' unions.

Karnataka: Bumper tomato harvest goes unsold, Kolar farmers forced to dump it by the crateloads

May 24, 2021 6:53 am

The Kolar APMC receives tomatoes from five districts in south Karnataka, with the crop being cultivated over 10,000 acres in Kolar district alone.

Amid sustained demand, gram prices recover marginally

April 06, 2021 7:30 am

This comes despite the yards of APMCs getting inundated with the arrival of the commodity in a crop year that has seen farmers sowing the legume in record areas.

Centre begins procurement of gram from farmers at MSP

March 09, 2021 3:50 am

Besides gram, the Centre has announced that it will procure mustard and wheat also from Gujarat.

BJP organises protest march in Bhandara, attacks MVA government

January 25, 2021 10:34 pm

Led by former chief minister and Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, a delegation of leaders submitted a memorandum to the district collector listing their demands.

Haryana Police keep a wary eye on farmers’ plan as R-Day ‘tractor march’ approaches

January 21, 2021 12:39 am

Meanwhile, farmers in different parts of Haryana are busy in finalising their cavalcades of tractors to move to the national capital. In many villages, there will be long cavalcade of tractors heading to Delhi.

As SC stays implementation of farm laws, FPCs fear setback in business

January 14, 2021 10:15 pm

FPCs in Maharashtra are licensed by the state government to carry out trade outside the APMCs, but they are expected to pay cess to the market committees which ranges from 1-1.-5 percent of the transaction.

Maharashtra: APMC workers not to be absorbed as govt employees

January 10, 2021 2:10 am

According to the APMC union, there are 6,877 permanent workers, who are candidates recruited through a process and interview and then assigned specific tasks.

Gujarat: Govt yet to notify amended APMC Act rules, traders operate with expired licences

January 01, 2021 3:05 am

The state government had promulgated an ordinance on May 6 amending the Gujarat Agricultural Produce Markets Act, 1963, popularly called the APMC Act.

BJP plans outreach to get PM farm message across Delhi

December 24, 2020 3:21 am

The PM will interact with farmers from six states as part of an event to release the next installment of financial benefits under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN).