'No hopes from it': SKM rejects August 22 meeting of Committee on MSP, calls the panel 'farce'

The committee on MSP is scheduled to hold its first meeting on August 22 to discuss future strategies, according to official sources.

published on : 16th August 2022

IMF funds to arrive in Pakistan by August-end: Report

The IMF board's clearance was expected to reverse continuously depleting foreign exchange reserves, strengthen the Pakistani rupee and support the balance of payments.

published on : 13th August 2022

NITI meet: CMs of non-BJP ruled states ask Centre not to force its decisions, Telangana Finance Minister slams NDA

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee emphasised that the Centre should look into the demands of the state governments 'more seriously', according to official sources.

published on : 7th August 2022

Villagers make a U-turn, agree to support JSW steel project in Odisha's Dhinkia

The villagers, particularly anti-industry groups had organised the meeting where hundreds of villagers spoke on the issues bothering them like employment opportunity and other benefits.

published on : 7th August 2022

Punjab farmers squat on rail tracks as part of SKM's protest against Centre over MSP, Lakhimpur violence

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) general secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said trains will be stopped from 11 am till 3 pm in Punjab.

published on : 31st July 2022

'Insult to Punjab': CM Bhagwant Mann slams Centre for not giving representation to the state in MSP panel

AAP leader and the party's Rajya Sabha MP alleged the exclusion of Punjab from the Minimum Support Price (MSP) panel was 'deliberate' and termed it an 'insult' to the people of the state.

published on : 20th July 2022

'These so-called leaders supported farm laws': SKM rejects MSP panel

The government on Monday formed a committee on Minimum Support Price (MSP), eight months after it promised to set up such a panel while withdrawing the three contentious farm laws.

published on : 19th July 2022

Modi government forms panel to make 'more effective and transparent' MSP

The panel, headed by former agriculture secretary Sanjay Agrawal, will have 26 members including farmer representatives, agri-scientists and Agri economists as well as government officials.

published on : 19th July 2022

SKM meeting Tuesday on whether to recommend names for Centre's MSP panel

The government on Monday formed a committee on Minimum Support Price (MSP), eight months after it promised to set up such a panel while withdrawing the three contentious farm laws.

published on : 19th July 2022

He’s got your back

Three Delhi-NCR individuals who pursued their passion as a profession tell us how their fathers supported them in the process

published on : 19th June 2022

'Farmers will wage fierce battle if there is no law on MSP': Satya Pal Malik

Speaking at a Jat community programme in Jaipur, Malik said he will also join the movement once he completes his term as Meghalaya governor.

published on : 13th June 2022

UK boosts Ukraine support with high-tech missile system

The British government described the M270 weapon system as a “cutting edge” military asset which can strike targets up to 80 kilometers away “with pinpoint accuracy.” 

published on : 6th June 2022

Worry for India? UN report says Al-Qaeda refocusing from Afghanistan to Kashmir

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent is reported to have 180 to 400 fighters, with estimates by member states inclining toward the lower figure.

published on : 30th May 2022

Biden signs USD 40 billion for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip

The funding is intended to support Ukraine through September, and it dwarfs an earlier emergency measure that provided $13.6 billion.

published on : 21st May 2022

14 tribal blocks in Odisha comes under agriculture cluster scheme

42,000 women farmers of the State will be supported under it

published on : 11th May 2022

P&G India increases spending on women-led businesses to Rs 500 crore by 2025

Besides, P&G India will improve the accessibility of its brand advertising, including social media content and websites, by making it accessible to people with sight and hearing impairments by 2024.

published on : 10th May 2022

Odisha government to fund engagement of more ‘Gaja Sathis’

The State government has earmarked around Rs 2 crore budget for the purpose.

published on : 9th May 2022

Five held for hunting blackbucks in Karnataka's Haveri district

The police recovered the carcass of two blackbucks, a rifle that was used for killing antelopes, and several other items, sources said.

published on : 8th May 2022

Kisan Mitra: On a mission to help farmers in distress

Heavy financial indebtedness, lack of financial support, crop loss, exploitative marketing system and an apathetic banking system are among the many reasons for farmer suicides across the country.

published on : 8th May 2022

Championing the champions on International Mother’s Day

There probably is and can’t ever be a word that encompasses the true value, bond and weight that motherhood carries.

published on : 7th May 2022
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