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Indian Farmers' Organizations...

-- In a statement released ahead of the WTO General Council meeting tomorrow, farmers' organizations in India called upon the Indian Government to stand firm on linking the Food Security proposal with the Trade Facilitation Agreement in WTO. Farmers ... Focus on the Global South, 3 days ago
India must stand firm on food security issue, say farmers Third World Network, 1 month ago
Times of India

Govt to ban pesticides harming bees

NEW DELHI: The fertiliser ministry is likely to soon recommend a ban on the use of a pesticides that are harmful for bees, particularly honeybees. Fertilizer minister Ananth Kumar on Monday said one such pesticide which is being used across the ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Queensland Country Life

Indian govt worried over Food Inflation

After Indian inflation went up this summer, with rise in the price of basic foodstuffs, the government of Narendra Modi responded with two apparently contradictory moves. First, it doubled the minimum export price of onions a staple of Indian ...
 Agron Food Processing2 weeks ago Produce price worries for Indian govt  Queensland Country Life2 weeks ago

Modi govt must not ignore farmers

The farming community expects much more substance from the government, says Ajay Vir Jakhar. Young Indians starting their careers in an environment devoid of hope and opportunity and surviving on dole will be inclined to populist politics.  But the farming community expects much more substance from the government, and the Budget was a good example of how populism trumped substantive policy. Like his predecessors, Arun Jaitley chose not to clear the smokescreen over the government's ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Ajay Vir Jakhar: Betting the farm on populism  Business Standard India3 weeks ago

Most of these seats have come in states such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

An interesting aspect of the victory of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2014 general elections is the overwhelming number of seats the party has won in the rural areas An interesting aspect of the victory of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in the ...
 Samaylive1 month ago

Kisan SMS set to evolve

Finance minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech last week said the government's focus is to usher in a technology-driven second green revolution. Photo: Mint Nearly 200 farmers received a text message on their mobile phones this month with a ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
Financial Express

Budget 2014: Manure of infra and credit for Indian fields

Creating agri infrastructure, improving credit inflows and curbing inflation were FM Arun Jaitley's key focus areas as he announced in his Budget speech the inception of Warehouse Infrastructure Fund (WIF), Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF) and Long ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

Costly fodder set to raise prices of milk, eggs

The fear of a deficit monsoon is driving up fodder prices in many parts of the country. In the past 10 days alone, prices have risen about 25 per cent. If the monsoon indeed plays spoilsport, as is widely apprehended, there is strong likelihood of a ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Indian Express

Making a hash of it

Potatoes and onions have one common peculiarity. They can be stored easily, but not for prolonged periods of time — five to six months at most. (Source: PTI) By: Ajay Jakhar Onions and potatoes take centre-stage again. Having secured a mandate ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Indian Express

Hands tied, knee jerk: Stock limits put on onion, potato

Some farmer organisations, however, said if states imposed limits, it would only aggravate the situation and lead to higher prices. Summary Stock holding limits will prohibit individuals from storing onion and potato beyond prescribed ceiling. ...
 Indian Express2 months ago
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