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Wednesday, January 19, 2022



Don’t support minimum support prices

January 04, 2022 11:34 am

Legal MSP is an illogical, expensive and inefficient policy instrument

Legal MSP: A right and a necessity

December 31, 2021 9:10 am

🔴 Pushpendra Singh writes: It will encourage crop diversification and food security. Arguments claiming that it is not viable are based on poor data, bad economics

MSP panel to be formed soon, says Agriculture secretary

December 14, 2021 8:21 am

Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agrawal did not specify when the committee will be set up and if it will be a permanent committee or one with a fixed tenure.

Explained: What meeting MSP demand would cost the government

November 30, 2021 11:55 am

🔴 The unions want the Modi government to enact legislation conferring mandatory status to MSP, rather than just being an indicative or desired price.

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”.

Winter Session begins today: Government to push for farm laws repeal today, Opposition demands MSP statute

November 29, 2021 7:26 am

All the parties asked the government to give a legal guarantee on the MSP for farmers. Trinamool Congress (TMC) and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) asked the government not to disinvest the profit-making public sector companies.

The MSP that rural India needs: Maximum support policy

November 25, 2021 7:37 am

A R Vasavi writes: It needs reforms that will revive the health of its soil and water resources, provide employment for people and enhance quality of life

Varun Gandhi demands legal guarantee for MSP

October 29, 2021 4:24 pm

The "nexus" between officials and middlemen to force farmers to sell their grains at a much lower price than stipulated is visible across the country, Varun Gandhi alleged.

Pune: Farmer outfit demands FRP plus 400 as the first installment payment for cane sold to mills

October 20, 2021 9:50 am

Addressing a large crowd of cane growers, Shetti pointed to the robust sugar prices, which will allow mills to easily pay farmers well above the government declared FRP of Rs 2,900 per tonne of cane at basic recovery of 10 per cent.

Gujarat govt to procure soybean from farmers at MSP for the first time

October 11, 2021 3:15 pm

Farmers who want to sell their soybean to the government can register on the i-Kisan portal with the help of village computer entrepreneurs of their respective village at the nearest Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC).


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.