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Minimum Support Price (MSP)


A flawed report on the farm laws

March 31, 2022 9:05 am

Harinder Happy writes: Supreme Court committee used dubious methodology, selective data to draw conclusions

In Punjab markets, an unlikely victim of Russia-Ukraine tension: cotton

March 01, 2022 12:25 pm

With buyers adopting a cautious approach, the prices of the raw natural fibre, which had skyrocketed to nearly double the minimum support price (MSP) amid shortfall in production and hoarding of stocks by farmers, have crashed by as much as Rs 10 per kilo in Punjab markets.

Centre to form panel on MSP after elections: Tomar in RS

February 05, 2022 6:00 am

Tomar also said that as intimated to the ministry by the Election Commission of India, the committee will be set up after the Assembly elections in the five states are over.

Tur prices above MSP, most farmers not keen to sell their produce

January 28, 2022 7:37 am

🔴 Officials expect 25 per cent drop in production due to winter rain. Under the open general license, around 6.5 lakh tonnes of tur has arrived in the country.

MSP for all crops is fiscally unfeasible

December 20, 2021 9:59 am

🔴 Ashok Gulati, Shweta Saini writes: It may be better to use an income policy to directly transfer money into farmers’ accounts.

Tackling agricultural reforms after farm laws repeal

December 18, 2021 9:32 am

🔴 Payal Chawla writes: Perfunctory reforms could have long-term deleterious effects for not only the agricultural sector, but the economy as a whole

Will take call on UP polls after model code is enforced: Rakesh Tikait

December 12, 2021 8:34 am

'Till the MCC comes into force, the state government should continue its work. Based on data on the state government’s performance, we will take a call,' said Rakesh Tikait.

Varun Gandhi steers private Bill for MSP guarantee

December 09, 2021 6:04 am

🔴 The Bill, which is awaiting admission, talks of 50% assured return for farmers on the comprehensive cost of production of a crop, and a Rs 1 lakh crore fund to compensate them in case they are forced to sell the produce below the MSP.

Govt seeks names for farm panel; 2 union leaders say time to discuss dharna end

December 01, 2021 11:14 am

🔴 The SKM, spearheading the protest by farmers, is expected to announce its future course of action on December 4.

MSP: Amid farm protests, Govt moved from ‘no’ to ‘written assurance’

November 29, 2021 7:47 am

Parliament records show that when DMK MP D Ravikumar sought to know whether the government was considering bringing a legislation on farmers' “right to sell at MSP”, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told Lok Sabha on July 16, 2019: “No”.