April 09, 2021 7:39 pm
Agriculture minister Gopal Rai said he will hold a meeting with senior FCI officials at the Delhi Secretariat on Saturday to discuss the matter, even as FCI officials stated that Rai’s claims were false.
March 11, 2021 4:28 am
“In last four years, money has been sent directly to the bank accounts of lakhs of farmers for the crops sold on MSP. No complaint has come from any farmer,” Rupani said during a debate during the Question Hour.
February 17, 2021 8:10 am
While the Prime Minister has reiterated that his government has already implemented M S Swaminathan report’s recommendations on MSP, a look at why protesting farmers and farm experts contest the claim.
February 02, 2021 4:48 pm
Thanks to their grass root level organization and reach, FPCs, especially those in Latur, Osmanbad, and other pulses and oilseed producing districts of the state, have access to assured supply of both.
January 28, 2021 8:28 pm
On Wednesday, the average traded price of tur at Latur’s wholesale market in Maharashtra crossed the MSP to trade at Rs 6,150 per quintal
January 05, 2021 10:28 am
The farmers have remained adamant that they will only end the protests if the government agrees to repeal the three farm laws.
January 05, 2021 7:57 am
As the country eased out of multiple lockdowns last year, the Minister was at centre of the govt’s revival plans to breathe life into the economy. He is among the most senior members of the Cabinet and one of the BJP’s key strategists.
December 18, 2020 9:58 am
“It has been established that when there is a price rise in the retail market, the benefit is not passed on to the farmers, who sell at low prices mostly, and high prices of commodities will affect consumers too,” it added.
October 10, 2020 3:09 am
This year, the Haryana government had claimed that there would be 40 procurement centres of CCI, but official sources in CCI said that till now, only 17 centres have become functional in the state, which is just two more than the centres set up in 2019.
October 07, 2020 11:55 am
The fear of losing Minimum Support Price (MSP), which is one of the main causes driving the protests in other parts of the country, is absent among the farmers in Himachal because only a small amount of food grain is procured by the state government.
June 22, 2020 6:10 pm
Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.