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Legal status sought for MSP of agri produce

Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission Chairman T N Prakash Kammaradi said that the minimum support price (MSP) for agriculture produce should get a legal status like the maximum retail price of finished products. He was delivering the Prof S Bisalaiah ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago

Farmers want Gujarat govt to address price issues

Farmers want the state government to set up an Agriculture Commission to institutionalise the pricing of their produce, so that they are not at the mercy of market forces. This is one of their major expectations from the upcoming budget. They have also sought ...
 DNA1 month ago Central agency expresses concern at plight of State farmers  The Assam Tribune2 months ago
Business Standard

March of distress: Implement report of Swaminathan Committee, say farmers

Thousands of farmers have descended on Mumbai to press for their demand to grant land rights and implementation of the Swaminathan Committee report. Implementing the Swaminathan Report has been one of the consistent demands of most farm activists and ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

'Every farmer in India will oppose the BJP'

'Four years into his tenure and Modi still has no idea what is wrong with the agriculture sector!' IMAGE: Farmers plant saplings in a paddy field in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters The Narendra D Modi government's last full-fledged Budget before the 2019 general election is being touted as 'pro-farmer' and 'agriculture friendly'. However, P Chengal Reddy, chief advisor, Consortium of Indian Farmers, feels the sops given to farmers in the Budget are an eyewash.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Wanted: Greater private sector investment in agriculture

'Indian agriculture requires the active involvement of the private sector right from extension and seed to post harvest value addition, to move it to the next stage of development,' says Ramesh Chand. IMAGE: Small-scale agricultural holdings, Thirukkazhukundram, Tamil Nadu. Photograph: Lisa Davis/Wikimedia Commons. The agriculture sector is facing formidable challenges while it is targeted to double farmers’ income in the next six years. IMAGE: Wholesale vegetable market, Chandigarh.
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Anna Hazare to start indefinite hunger strike today

[India] Mar. 23 (ANI): Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare will here on Friday begin his indefinite fast to bring about a competent Lokpal and ensure better production cost for farm produce. The Gandhian has been pressing for setting up of the Lokpal at the ...
 Sify1 day ago

How farmers woke up the Maharashtra government

What began as a march a week ago from Nashik, culminated in Mumbai. Anywhere between 15,000 and 40,000 farmers, depending on sourcing, walked from Nashik to Mumbai demanding unconditional loan waivers, transfer of forest land in the name of landless tribals ...
 Sify1 week ago
The Financial Chronicle

Farmer tsunami to hit Maha Vidhan Sabha today

Shruti Ganpatye City: Mumbai Mumbai on tenterhooks over impending chaos what with Board exams also starting With some 30,000 farmers, who have come walking all the way from Nashik, gearing up to protest outside the Vidhan Bhavan on Monday, Maharashtra Chief ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Salary hike to be effective from Apr 1, announces CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday clarified that the salary of government employees would be hiked by 30% from April 1, 2018, as recommended by the sixth pay commission. "The government has accepted the recommendations of the commission to hike salary of ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Karnataka budget: Siddaramaiah announces free LPG gas, universal health scheme

In his pre-assembly election budget for 2018-19, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Feb. 16 announced schemes for universal health coverage, providing free LPG gas connections and mitigating the miseries of dry land farmers. The chief minister said the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Ahead of K'taka polls, Siddaramaiah rolls out sops in budget  Rediff.com1 month ago Budget 2018: An Exercise in Mindlessness  Rediff.com1 month ago
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