Budget 2023: No funds, horticulture sector left in lurch

Non-allocation of Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF) has steeply decreased the Department of Consumer Affairs budget by 85%. 

published on : 3rd February 2023

‘Katni-chhatni’ and MSP cut all pervasive in Sundargarh

Paddy procurement began from December 15 with an initial target of 22.31 lakh quintal through 134 paddy procurement centres (PPCs).

published on : 27th December 2022

Farmers lay siege to toll plazas in Punjab over debt waiver

The reason: to press the state to accept their various demands, including a farm debt waiver, remunerative prices for crops and compensation for damage to crops.

published on : 16th December 2022

Chhattisgarh: Abujhmad farmers sell paddy at MSP for first time

The survey of the land was not carried out since independence owing to which the tribal inhabitants were not just deprived of government welfare schemes but faced many problems.

published on : 14th December 2022

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy asks officials to buy paddy even if it’s damaged

He also asked Baptala, Krishna and Konaseema district collectors to take special care of paddy procurement and access damages in their districts.

published on : 13th December 2022

TS faces financial crisis as BRS govt misutilising funds: TPCC treasurer

Sudharshan Reddy visited the historical Lanka Rama Lingeswara Swami temple in Sirikonda mandal and conducted special poojas.

published on : 11th December 2022

Instead of speaking on reunification, focus on ryot suicides: Naidu to YSRC

The anti-farmer policies being pursued by the YSRC government was pushing small and marginal ryots into a deep debt trap.

published on : 11th December 2022

Farmers stage protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, demand legal guarantee for MSP

Senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala criticised the Modi government for failing to fulfil the promises it has made to the farmers last year.

published on : 9th December 2022

‘Chalo Raj Bhavan’ by ryots seeking guaranteed MSP

Telangana State Rythu Sangham activist Pasya Padma demanded that the government enforce the Farmers’ Loan Waiver Act liberating farmers, and scrap the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022.

published on : 27th November 2022

Farmers say ‘govt hasn’t kept its word’, to begin stir

The group has also urged rural voters in poll-bound Gujarat to question and punish the ruling BJP on the legal guarantee of minimum support price (MSP) issue in the upcoming assembly elections. 

published on : 26th November 2022

Strict vigil on Odisha border to curtail paddy export

Sources said, some unscrupulous persons purchase the paddy grown by small farmers of Kundra, Borigumma and Kotpad and export it to the neighbouring states at a much lesser price.

published on : 21st November 2022

Lure of high MSP: Traders sneak paddy into Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh police intensifies patrolling in Nabarangpur

published on : 12th November 2022

Minimum support price system is broken, the government should now fix it

There were 21 million farmers who benefitted from MSP in 2020-21. Whereas, as per the last Census, the total number of agricultural workers in the country was 263.1 million in 2011 itself!

published on : 10th November 2022

Headless Karnataka agricultural panel likely to increase farmers’ woes

In July this year, the state government scrapped posts of chairpersons of various commissions, including the Karnataka Agricultural Price Commission.

published on : 9th November 2022

Govt cheating farmers, MSP hike less than even inflation rate: Congress

Leaders can say rhetoric, but statistics don't lie, said Randeep Surjewala while calling out the BJP for "fraud with farmers"

published on : 22nd October 2022

Punjab farmers take their fight to Mann’s house

The protesting farmers led by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Ekta-Ugrahan – the largest farmer union of the state – have taken turns to sit on a dharna on the Patiala-Bathinda highway.

published on : 19th October 2022

Govt hikes wheat MSP by Rs 110 to Rs 2,125 per quintal; mustard by Rs 400 to Rs 5,450 per quintal

According to an official release, the CCEA has approved an increase in MSPs for six rabi crops for the 2022-23 crop year (July-June) and the 2023-24 marketing season.

published on : 18th October 2022

Karnataka High Court upholds discharge of IAS officers, others in illegal mining case

The CBI said the accused “were parties to a criminal conspiracy to commit offences of theft of iron ore, changing of boundaries, and criminal misconduct by abuse of their official positions.

published on : 7th October 2022

Telangana to ask Centre to lift entire crop of pulses at MSP

The Minister asked officials to make use of Rythu Vedikas and conduct meetings with farmers so that they could be informed about the right quantity of seeds to be sown, fertilisers and other inputs.

published on : 28th September 2022

Produce Aadhaar card if you want MSP: TN farmers told

Fisheries, agri, social welfare depts too make Aadhaar must for many of their schemes

published on : 24th September 2022
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