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MSP increase stays minimal; paddy up 3.7%, pulses raised over 5%
Financial Express

MSP increase stays minimal; paddy up 3.7%, pulses raised over 5%

Resisting populist impulses and being inflation-wary, the Cabinet on Wednesday announced modest increases in the minimum support prices (MSPs) of 14 kharif crops for 2015-16, a move that was in consonance with the Modi government's policy of ... Financial Express, 2 weeks ago

Growing realisation of dangers of GM crops

In India, where the findings of excess lead in Maggi sparked nationwide recall of the product, the World Health Organisation's declaration that glyphosate was carcinogenic to humans could seal the fate of GM food crops Thousands of people in 428 ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago

Farmers facing crop losses may end up in private moneylenders' grip

KOLKATA: Farmers facing crop losses due to unseasonal rains in March may be forced to go to private moneylenders after saying banks are not keen to grant them fresh credit, in defiance of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) rules and government promises. ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago

Veteran NCP leader Govindrao Adik no more

A close associate of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Adik represented two constituencies Srirampur and Vaijapur in Aurangabad in the state legislative assembly. Senior NCP leader and former minister Govindrao Adik passed away late on Saturday ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago

State can’t handle calamities: Experts

Environment and agriculture experts have said that the state is least prepared to handle any more natural calamities if they arise. After the semi-drought last year and unseasonal rainfalls this year that destroyed standing crops and fruits, the government ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

Farmers could face calamity: Experts

The persisting danger of a delayed monsoon and El Nino will affect farm produce, according to farmers’ associations and experts. The delay, which has been predicted to last four days to a week, may not have a negative impact but any further delay might ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Indian Express

The Deepening Furrows

MGNREGA and the farm loan waiver were not the benevolent acts they were made out to be. Whatever the data might say, farmers feel that one of the main reasons for farming becoming non-remunerative is increasing labour costs, pushed up by MGNREGA. ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

MP Lokayukta launches probe into power subsidy scam

BHOPAL/JABALPUR: Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta initiated probe on Saturday into a complaint alleging Rs 2000-crore subsidy scam against (MPEPDC) duping hundreds of farmers across 20 districts in their limits. According to complaint lodged by Bharat ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Small farmers struggle for survival in Punjab

Patiala/Sangrur/New Delhi: A farmer selling his farm equipment is a telltale sign of distress. But Maghar Singh doesn't regret doing it. Six years ago, he sold his tractor, harvester and other equipment, and rented out his 8 acres (3.2 hectares) of ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Rural stress affects farmers even in prosperous states

According to the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) data, nearly 64 per cent of all farmer suicides in the country in 2013 took place in the four states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala, raising the question: why is rural stress ...
 Smart Investor2 months ago
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