Minimum Support Price Msp
Business  /  Published 30.12.18

Two-wheeler growth ride

Two-wheeler sales are expected to grow 8-10 per cent in 2018-19 amid concerns over the increasing cost of acquisition moderating demand, rating agency Icra has said. Positive factors for the industry ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 03.06.20

CPM speaks up for urban poor

The CPM on Wednesday demanded extension of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to the urban poor to help them deal with the rampant job losses caused by the ill-planne...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.06.19

Tripura buys paddy after FCI snub

The Tripura government on Monday started procuring 10,000 metric tonnes of paddy at minimum support price (MSP) from the farmers of the state, after the Food Corporation of India (FCI) declined to buy...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 02.12.18

Modi farm income promise runs into hurdles

The Narendra Modi government is in a cleft stick over its promises to better the incomes of India’s 25 crore farmers.In an election season where farmers have carried their war against the government...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.19

A scheme that will make poor farmers poorer

The Bharatiya Janata Party is believed to have lost crucial state elections on account of the agrarian distress. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi, on the other hand, came out with flying colours because ...
By Nitya Nanda


Business  /  Published 23.10.19

Price prop for wheat growers

The cabinet on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) for wheat by Rs 85 to Rs 1,925 a quintal and for pulses by up to Rs 325 per quintal.MSP is the rate at which the government buys foodgrai...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Bitter harvest of achchhe din in Maharashtra's food bowl

Khand Jopale, 45, sold 28 quintals of onion he had brought to the vegetable mandi in Pimpalgaon, about 30km north of Nashik city.The farmer from Singde village under Dindori taluka of Nashik district ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in Pimpalgaon (Maharashtra)

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Jharkhand polls: Rahul accuses BJP of land grabbing

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the BJP of grabbing land in states, where the party was in power, asserting that Jharkhand's 'jal, jungle and jameen' (water, forest and land) would be r...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Barkagaon(Hazaribagh)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.18

Thorns sprout in Bengal paddy drive

A paddy challenge has sprouted for Bengal’s farmers with market rates dipping and sales to the state government at the minimum support price running into hurdles.Sources said the price for a quintal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.06.20

Govt approves Rs 50,000 cr equity infusion for MSMEs

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved Rs 50,000 crore equity infusion for MSMEs to strengthen their growth potential.The government also approved Rs 20,000 crore subordinate debt for stressed MSMEs.Uni...
By PTI in New Delhi


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