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At Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan, thousands of farmers demand GST rollback, MSP 

December 20, 2022 6:46 am

Protesting against the farm laws and policies and demanding minimum support price on wheat and pulses and removal of GST on agricultural activities and equipment, they also warned of a “chakka jam” in Delhi and other states if their demands aren't met.

Punjab: Farmers reject MSP on wheat, say it is far below MS Swaminathan recommendations

October 19, 2022 7:46 am

Bharti Kisan Union (Dakaunda) General S Jagmohan Singh said that this hike is nothing when the cost of agricultural inputs has skyrocketed.

Govt hikes MSP of 6 rabi crops, Rs 110 per quintal jump for wheat

October 19, 2022 6:16 am

Minimum support price for other rabi crops — barley, gram, lentil (masur), rapeseed & mustard, and safflower — up in the range of 2.01 per cent to 9.09 per cent

Machines not enough, govt should work on MSP diversification policies to stop fires

September 04, 2022 4:30 am

Farmers, however, said that they burn their fields as a mark of protest as the government doesn't give them financial assistance to cover equipment and functioning costs.

MSP, Lakhimpur Kheri case on agenda at farmers’ meeting in Jantar Mantar

August 23, 2022 6:26 am

The unions that were at the site gathered under the name of ‘Samyukta Kisan Morcha (non-political)’, with farmers arriving from states including Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Odisha, Karnataka and Kerala.

In Punjab, Raghav Chadha seeks suggestions to be raised in House

August 08, 2022 4:06 am

Calling it a first of its kind initiative to strengthen the voice of common people, Chadha said that he was inspired by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann’s commitment to work for the welfare of people.

Punjab CM bats for legal guarantee for MSP, seeks panel with ‘real farmers’ as members

August 07, 2022 10:34 pm

Mann said that the MSP committee is dominated by those arm chair economists who don’t have any knowledge about agriculture

Raghav Chadha brings Private Member’s Bill in RS to make MSP a legal guarantee

August 06, 2022 3:54 am

In a statement, Chadha said that the BJP-led Union government had promised legal guarantee on MSP for agricultural produce during the farmers’ agitation last year.

BKU (Ugrahan) ends stir for clean waterbodies, now rail roko over MSP

July 26, 2022 12:13 am

Meanwhile, it needs to be mentioned that a bore digging was being done in this village and at about 300 feet they found traces of lahan (residue from liquor).

Explained: MSP and govt panel's task

July 21, 2022 7:04 am

The government has notified a committee tasked with making MSP more effective and transparent, but notification does not mention the legal guarantee demanded by farmers. What is on the panel’s agenda; how will it function?


From Red Fort, PM Narendra Modi promises to double farmers' income by 2022

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

"A lot of people raise doubts about this. But we are firm in our decision. We want to excel in innovation and bring0-in record production of food grains," PM Modi said, talking about blue revolution, fish revolution, sweet revolution in the country.