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Dec 28, 2018
Rural distress: Loan waiver is no panacea; govt should dilute monopoly of APMCs for marketing of agricultural produceStatutorily imposed marketing rigidities in agricultural commodities and other farm produce erect another impediment in the growth of rural sectors
Jun 19, 2018
Distressed farmers of Kisan Putra Andolan movement seek abolition of 'anti-farmer' Article 31B of ConstitutionA farmers' group has taken its fight for higher remuneration to the Supreme Court, where it has filed a petition challenging an Article in the Constitution
Jun 18, 2018
Without competition in the markets, there won't be any real value realisation for farmers: Pravesh Sharma tells FirstpostFarms that are less than a hectare will not benefit from commercialisation unless efforts are made to consolidate land parcels
Jan 13, 2018
Budget and Beyond: 'Agri marketing should be in concurrent list', says Niti Aayog's Ramesh ChandThe farmers’ unrest and overall agriculture-related stress has a lot to do with the fact that the markets are not adequately involved.
Jan 09, 2018
Budget and Beyond: This is the Modi moment, if he gets this right, farmers will salute him, says Ashok GulatiAgriculture needs reforms in marketing, land titling and contract law reforms, to name a few
Sep 27, 2017
Congress to start 100-kilometre rally to corner Rajasthan govt on farmer issues in OctoberThe Congress will start a 100-kilometre mega rally in Rajasthan next week, which will pass through the constituencies of the chief minister and her son, to press for various demands such as redressing farmer issues.
Jun 04, 2017
MNS secretary Shalini Thackeray urges Centre to declare Indian sanitary napkins tax-freeThe Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Sunday urged the Centre to declare sanitary napkins manufactured by Indian companies a tax-free commodity.
Apr 19, 2017
Petrol pump dealers' decision to close on Sundays could invoke Essential Commodities Act: GovtDealers' body representatives told the media on Tuesday that their decision was in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent call to save petrol and diesel.
Jan 26, 2017
Exclusive: Ahead of Budget, here's a glimpse of what PM Modi may have planned for farmersThe measures suggested this time are intriguing because India has never adopted such a path since independence to reshape agricultural policy.
Dec 08, 2015
Govt takes note of allegations on overseas hoarding of pulsesPulse prices are still ruling high despite several government measures as there is a domestic shortage due to fall in production by 2 million tonnes in 2014-15 crop year (July-June) on account of poor monsoon.