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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 week 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 ...
 Sify4 hours 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 week ago After farmers, state government employees to go on strike  DNA2 weeks ago Why MP's farmers are angry  Rediff.com2 weeks 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 week ago
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Why Arun Jaitley was quick to dump Bibek Debroy's proposal to tax farm income

It has long been argued that the government should tax agriculture income to increase its tax base. The idea has been proposed and disposed of many times in the past few years, with the latest being from NITI Aayog Member, Bibek Debroy, who, in a press ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago Arun Jaitley says no plan to tax farm income  Sify2 months ago Farmers should pay tax, adviser says, challenging government  Sify2 months ago

District collectors asked to give priority to farmers' issues

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the district collectors to attach importance to farmers' issues while opposition Congress demanded constitution of a farmers' commission in the state. "Farmers' welfare and empowerment is something very close ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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'The farmer is dying and the country is rejoicing'

'The corporate sector says by 2022 they will create 300 million jobs.' 'In the last 70 years we didn't do it, how will we do it in 5 years?' 'Only agriculture can bail out the economy. Unfortunately, it is not being looked into.' On Tuesday, April 4, the Uttar Pradesh government decided to waive off crop loans of up to Rs 1 lakh of small and marginal farmers. About 21 million farmers will benefit from this decision. Again on Tuesday, the Madras high court directed the Tamil Nadu government ...
 Rediff.com2 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 weeks ago
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Indian farmers have had enough: Here's why

The protests in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh are proof that India's farmers have had enough. On Tuesday, five farmers were reportedly killed in firing by the Madhya Pradesh police in Mandsaur. The state government first denied that it had fired at the ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago Crores lost, confused leadership: How long can Maharashtra's farmers hold out?  catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Govt does a U-turn on raising MSP

In a major U-turn on its promise made to the farmers, agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh claimed on Monday that BJP had never made any promise about raising crop prices. In fact, Singh blamed the opposition for distorting facts, saying no such promise had ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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