Minimum Support Price

Farm bills: Why is government 'running away' from giving legal responsibility for MSP, asks Congress

Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Modi government will get the "three black bills" passed in the Rajya Sabha through whip.

published on : 20th September 2020

Government trying to end MSP through farm bills, attacking farmers' livelihood: Congress

The Congress also said that it will fight for farmers in Parliament as well as on the streets.

published on : 18th September 2020

Centre introduces three farm sector bills in Lok Sabha, faces flak, famers' protests

The opposition parties have alleged that the new laws will undermine the safety net provided to the farmers by the MSP system and will lead to their exploitation by big companies.

published on : 14th September 2020

Siddaramaiah writes to PM Modi, seeks review of MSP for crops

Says revised rates do not take into account cost of production

published on : 8th June 2020

MSP up, new law to replace mandi system

Expected to dismantle the existing Agriculture Produce Marketing Act Committee (APMC), the new law is intended to replicate e-NAM.

published on : 2nd June 2020

Four-point action plan to ensure MSP for farmers

District agriculture marketing department is going to implement a four-point action plan to ensure minimum support price (MSP) for the farmers for their agriculture produce.

published on : 11th December 2019

Union Cabinet approves proposal to hike MSP by 50 per cent for 14 crops for Kharif season

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said that the Wednesday decision is not an ordinary one as he had never imagined that a government could give such a hike in one go.

published on : 4th July 2018

Kisan Long March brought ‘India vs Bharat’ debate back

Front page images of the blistered, bleeding feet of women who had faced the blazing heat with broken footwear left an indelible mark on those who had no idea what rural poverty was like.

published on : 17th March 2018

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor calls for production cost-based minimum support price

Tharoor called for mounting  pressure on the Centre to fix the Minimum Support Price on crops based on the comprehensive cost of production.

published on : 13th February 2018