Friday, Sep 17, 2021

Minimum Support Price (MSP)

Farmers Gather At Singhu Border For 2 Day National Convention Marking 9 Months Of Protest

Aug 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The two-day national convention, which has 1,500 registered delegates and leaders of 500 farmer groups including Hannan Mollah and Rakesh Tikait, addressing various issues including need for making minimum support price (MSP) mandatory and uniform across the country

How Many Farmers Benefitted From MSP? Govt Response Causes Stir

Aug 03, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

The number of farmers who benefitted in 2018-19 was 1,71,50,873, which increased to 2,04,63,590 in 2019-20 and reached 2,10,07,563 in 2020-21, the government informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

The Shiv Sena Led Maha Govt Introduces 3 Bills To Defy Centre's Farm Laws

The bills have provisions for higher than MSP rate for produce in farming agreement with traders, timely payment of dues, three-year jail term and Rs 5 lakh fine or both for harassment of farmers.

Paddy Procurement Under MSP Rises 17.52% Over Last Year Corresponding

Feb 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The current procurement of paddy was over 616.43 LMTs against last year’s corresponding purchase of 524.52 LMT.

‘Desh Mein Bhook Pe Vyaapaar Nahi Hoga’: Rakesh Tikait

'The way rates of a flight ticket fluctuate three to four times a day, the price of crops will not be decided the same way,' Tikait said.

06 February, 2021

‘Stop Broadcasting Misinformation’, Shashi Tharoor Tells Prakash Javadekar As They Spar On Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking a jibe at Prakash Javadekar, Shashi Tharoor asked him if he is aware of farmers' demands and told him to 'stop broadcasting misinformation'.

01 February, 2021

UP's Bijnor Sees Swarms Of Farmers At Mahapanchayat Against Centre's New Farm Laws

Outlook Web Bureau

Hundreds of farmers and locals from Bijnor and surrounding areas started pouring in at the ITI Ground on tractors and other vehicles for the mahapanchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district.

23 January, 2021

Five Reasons Why Farmers Reject Government's Offer, Refuse To Budge From 'Repeal Three Farm Laws' Demand

Lola Nayar

Farmers' Protest: Union leaders say they rejected the government offer as it did not match their demand or objective of the two-month-long silent protests.

23 January, 2021

The Soul Of Small And Marginal Farmers: Get Us Remunerative Prices Only!

Chandra Kant Singh

The summary of their responses revealed that the need of the hour is not cutting-edge technological implementation but the formation of more robust mechanism for remunerative price of their produce.

21 January, 2021

Farmers' Protest: SC-Appointed Panel Interacts With Unions From 8 States

Outlook Web Bureau

'The farmers' unions participated in the discussion and gave their frank opinion including suggestions to improve the implementation of Acts,' a statement said.

21 January, 2021

WTO Report Supports Narendra Modi’s Farm Laws

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian laws aim to protect and empower farmers, stated the report, in a manner so that they can engage with the various stakeholders

21 January, 2021

State-Owned CCI Force Pvt Traders To Pay Higher Prices To Cotton Farmers?

Outlook Web Bureau

Approximately 80 per cent of the new arrivals were mopped by the CCI in the first three months of the season, which implied translated into purchases of 27.5 lakh quintal.

14 January, 2021

Over 72 Lakh Farmers Benefit From Ongoing KMS Procurement: Agriculture Ministry

Outlook Web Bureau

This is an increase of 26.07 per cent against the last year corresponding purchase of 429.20 LMT.

09 January, 2021

Protesting Farmer Dies By Suicide At Singhu Border After Consuming Poison

Outlook Web Bureau

Amarinder Singh's suicide makes it the 4th case of suicide at the protest site so far.

08 January, 2021

Not Much Hope, Says Farmer Leader On Next Round Of Talks

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Farmers’ Protest: The eighth round of talks between the Centre and the protesting farmers ended in a stalemate as both sides stuck to guns once again on repeal of the three controversial farm laws.

03 January, 2021

Congress Slams Govt Over Rice Procurement Halt In Chhattisgarh


FCI not lifting the stocks would impact close to 21.52 lakh farmers, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said.

30 December, 2020

Farmers Forced To Sell Crops Below MSP Due To Falling Market Rates: Union Leaders


Farm leaders said peasants in some parts of the country are being forced to sell crops below the Minimum Support Price.

30 December, 2020

Sixth Round Of Centre-Farmers Talks Begin


The sixth round of talks between the two sides are being held after a considerable gap. The fifth round of talks was held on December 5.

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Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses a press conference on announcement of PLI scheme for Drones and Drone Components, at NMC in New Delhi.

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Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (C) launches the Book “Modi Stole My Mask", authired by Amit Bagaria (L) and Savid Rodrgues (R), in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being welcomed by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on his arrival at Annadale, in Shimla.

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