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India  /  Published 09.12.20

MSP to stay, govt notes in draft proposal

The Centre on Wednesday said it was ready to give a “written assurance” to protesting farmers that the existing Minimum Support Price (MSP) regime for procurement would continue to functio...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.12.20

Farm laws: Kerala SC challenge

The Kerala government has decided not to implement the contentious farm laws and instead challenge their constitutionality in the Supreme Court. State agriculture minister V.S. Sunil Kumar on Monday ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.20

Left parties, Cong back farmers

The left parties and social outfits affiliated to them in the state held candlelight and torch processions in different districts and block headquarters on Saturday evening as a prelude to their ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.20

The grapes of wrath: Modi’s agricultural reforms

The farmers’ protest near New Delhi is a major political event challenging the Narendra Modi government. The participation is widespread and it is growing by the day. That farmers have been unha...
By Anup Sinha

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

Kharif: paddy buying begins

Jharkhand launched its paddy procurement process for the 2020-21 kharif season in Ranchi on Tuesday as per the minimum support price (MSP) decided on by the state cabinet last month. State food and c...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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India  /  Published 27.11.20

A govt geared to halt, not the Chinese but farmers

The might of the State was unleashed to prevent protesting farmers entering Delhi on a day dedicated to the Constitution, which begins with “we the people”, triggering a political slugfest...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.20

Paddy: 50% spot payment

The state government has set a target of procuring 45 lakh tonne paddy during this year’s kharif season and will ensure that all famers selling their produce at government procurement centres re...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.20

Punjab’s fields are on fire

Although governmental procurement via minimum support price covers an average of 6 per cent farmers in India, paddy and wheat growers in Punjab take a disproportionate share of the same. The...
By Arindam Gupta

India  /  Published 21.10.20

Punjab Assembly’s farm bill challenge

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By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.20

Dangerous hunger: Farm bills & food security

The three agriculture bills rushed through Parliament by the Narendra Modi government seek to bring peasant producers into direct contact with corporate buyers without any intervention by the State. T...
By Prabhat Patnaik


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