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Mar 05, 2019
US to end preferential trade agreement with India: Donald Trump's protectionist policy message to New Delhi to repair in-house growth enginesThe external sector woes may have just gone up by a notch with US President Donald Trump flashing his protectionist card yet again and threatening to end GSP for India
Aug 20, 2018
Union minister Suresh Prabhu reviews proposed agriculture export, industrial policiesPrime Minister Narendra Modi last week said a new agriculture export policy will be unveiled soon to boost farm income as the government is on track to achieve the target of doubling farmers' income by 2022.
Jun 20, 2018
Narendra Modi says govt doubled budget for agriculture sector to Rs 2.12 lakh crore in last four yearsThe budget for 2018-19 fiscal has taken steps to provide farmers a price equivalent to 150 per cent of their cost of production, Modi said
Dec 28, 2017
Budget 2018: With more agriculture states poll bound, expect more farm-focussed steps this yearThe widening farm distress is evident not just from what farmers’ representatives said, but also from increasing riots due to agrarian crisis
Nov 10, 2017
Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issueThe demonetisation was announced at a time when the farmers had just harvested or were about to harvest with an expectation of returns that would also allow a better rabi season, compared with 2015-16
Sep 22, 2017
Farmers plan mega protest: Making right noises not enough, agriculture needs renewed focus by govtGovernment needs to ensure price support for farmers in case of glut, outside of MSP
May 08, 2017
NITI Aayog's Bibek Debroy wants all production subsidies to be scrappedDebroy said even on the consumption side, subsidies should only be given to "unambiguously targeted individual prospects".
May 01, 2017
BJP's refusal to tax rich farmers shows party lacks courage to rise over vote bank politics a la CongressThe BJP which came to power on the pretext of nationalism and often dissed Congress for its vote bank politics unfortunately also lacks the courage to upset the rich farmers who control the vote bank
Apr 28, 2017
States need to distinguish between rich and poor farmers: CEA Arvind SubramanianA controversy erupted after NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy suggested that the agricultural income should be taxed.
Nov 16, 2015
Why higher govt spending is crucial to contain rural distressIf PM Modi doesn't act fast enough, the farm distress is likely to prove to be his Achilles heel.