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Loan waiver can't be a permanent solution: Dr MS Swaminathan
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Loan waiver can't be a permanent solution: Dr MS Swaminathan

Noted agriculture scientist Dr MS Swaminathan, who headed the National Commission on Farmers, has emphasised the need for a concerted action by the Centre and states to address the problems being faced by the agriculture sector in the country. He says that a ... DNA, 1 month ago
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After UP and Maharashtra, Punjab announces loan waiver for farmers

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced total waiver of crop loans up to Rs 2 lakh of small and marginal farmers, and a flat Rs 2 lakh relief for all marginal farmers, irrespective of the loan amount. The announcement has thus paved way for eventual total waiver of agricultural debts, which was a major poll promise of the Congress during the Punjab assembly polls in March this year. Speaking at the assembly in Chandigarh, the chief minister noted the move would benefit 10.25 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago After farmers, state government employees to go on strike  DNA2 months ago Why MP's farmers are angry  Rediff.com2 months ago

Finance panel may be asked to suggest ways to deal with states' farm crises

New Delhi, 17 JulyThe 15th Finance Commission (FFC) might be asked to suggest ways of providing more fiscal space and resources for states to deal with agricultural crises. The terms of reference and composition of the Commission are being decided and could ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Brexit, new challenges to force EU budget change - European Commission

By Jan Strupczewski and Elizabeth Miles BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will have to change the way it collects and spends its funds to cope with Britain's leaving and with other challenges, the European Commission said on Wednesday. It suggested the ...
 Sify1 month ago

Amendments to APMC Act on cards: agri price panel head

Karnataka State Agricultural Price Commission chairman PrakashBKammaradi on Monday said the commission will submit a proposal to the government to bring in amendments to Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act. Addressing reporters here, Kammaradi ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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India at 70: The farmer sways between bumper crop and suicide

Over the last 70 years of Independence, it has been a bumpy ride for Indian agriculture. Amid some major achievements, the country today stands at paradoxical cross roads when it comes to agriculture. The Green Revolution, which is portrayed as the most ...
 catchnews.com5 hours ago Indian farmers have had enough: Here's why  catchnews.com2 months ago Crores lost, confused leadership: How long can Maharashtra's farmers hold out?  catchnews.com2 months ago

Govt making speedy efforts to reform agri-mkts: Agri Min

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said farmers are not getting right price in view of bumper crop, but the government is making speedy efforts to reform agri-markets and ensure better realisation for growers. Since agriculture is a state subject, a ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago Govt does a U-turn on raising MSP  The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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Farmer distress up despite record production. Why, and who is to blame?

The recent Mandsaur incident has put the spotlight firmly on the continuing farm distress across the country. The town in western Madhya Pradesh came into the news for all the wrong reasons, as a farmers' protest turned violent, leading to the death of six ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Elated with victory, Patel says Congress will win Gujarat too

IMAGE: Newly-elected Congress Rajya Sabha member Ahmed Patel gestures while addressing Indian Youth Congress 'Bharat Bachao Andolan' protest against BJP-led NDA government, in New Delhi on Thursday. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo Upbeat after his victory in the Rajya Sabha poll, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Thursday said it was the Bharatiya Janata Party which made the contest a prestige issue and exuded confidence that his party would win ...
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'Nation building can't be done by people on sabbatical'

'We do not want people who are air dropped and who fly out once the job is done.''Ever since liberalisation started, we keep on hearing that it's going to be jobless growth.''This speaks of the failure of the foreign returned policy makers.' 'When questions are raised, answers should be given and not a resignation.' The Swadeshi Jagran Manch had been quite critical of the NITI Aayog ever since it supported genetically modified crops. It had also been critical of Dr Arvind Panagariya, the Niti ...
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