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After mandi visit, Delhi minister says wheat not being procured at MSP, food corporation denies

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.

Not a single irregularity happened during crop procurement: Vijay Rupani

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.

The right MSP: What govt pays and what farmers say they deserve

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.

Amid farm law protests, Maharashtra FPCs look to increase their non-MSP operations

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.

Maharashtra: Tur prices cross MSP, chana bigger concern for farmers

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

Farmers' Protest highlights: Deadlock continues as seventh round of farmers-Centre talks remain inconclusive

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.

Nitin Gadkari at Idea Exchange: Root cause of the problem is surplus foodgrains and higher MSP than the market price

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.

‘Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act should be called Food Hoarding (Freedom for Corporates) Act’

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.

CCI centres few and far away, Haryana cotton farmers forced to sell to pvt players at low prices

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.

Behind lukewarm response in HP, maximum purchase by private players, minimal procurement

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.


What the thousands of farmers protesting in Maharashtra are demanding

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.