May 30, 2020 6:13 pm
The court was hearing a petition filed by an Ahmedabad-based businessman and agriculturist who had filed a a public interest litigation (PIL), stressing that the supply chain of produce has been affected due to the lockdown that had initially led to complete shutdown of the Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs).
February 20, 2020 8:00 am
Pulses farmers are set to harvest a record chana crop, but their party could be spoiled by imports.
January 30, 2020 3:24 pm
It was mentioned that Punjab's godowns were overflowing and 140 lakh metric tonnes of wheat and 95 LMT rice belonging to the central pool are currently stored in the state.
July 04, 2019 2:05 am
This year, for paddy - the country’s main Kharif crop - the new MSP is Rs 65 per quintal more compared to last year.
February 24, 2019 7:02 pm
Based on all relevant factors, the MSP for Delhi for wheat and paddy crops has been decided after considering the higher production cost in the national capital as compared to other states, officials said.
January 24, 2019 12:59 am
These farmers have shown that the future lies in selling directly from fields and not in mandis.
January 09, 2019 9:58 am
Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh was responding to questions on the recommendations of the National Commission on Farmers headed by Dr M S Swaminathan and related subjects, asked by Balabhadra Majhi of the BJD and Dinesh Trivedi of the Trinamool Congress.
December 17, 2018 3:35 am
"During drought, the government can employ the services of agriculture workers for water conservation and tree plantation works for the next five months under MNEREGA. The Centre and state are working closely to find solutions to this vexed problem," says Maharashtra Agriculture Price Commission chairman.
November 26, 2018 1:51 am
Manifesto pledges to raise farmers’ incomes and increase MSPs take away focus from the structural reforms that are urgently required.
November 04, 2018 4:36 pm
Asserting that farmers' issues continue to be at the centre of the Left parties' political activities, AIKS General Secretary Hannan Mollah claimed that successive governments' "failure" to bring "land reforms" has triggered the "agricultural crisis".