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Punjab's farmers say hike in MSP for paddy not enough to relieve debt, doesn't match Centre's promise
Business

Punjab's farmers say hike in MSP for paddy not enough to relieve debt, doesn't match Centre's promise

Farmers' organisations in Punjab on Wednesday claimed that the Rs 200 per quintal hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy does not match the claims of the BJP government at the Centre, which had promised to increase it to 1.5 times the cost of production.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Looming crisis should be a lesson for BJP; election rhetoric can backfire
Politics

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Looming crisis should be a lesson for BJP; election rhetoric can backfire

It is a miracle that farmers in India still continue to grow crops when it is clear that it ultimately leads to their ruin and, sometimes, even their death.

30 farmers committed suicide in 2016-17: Tamil Nadu govt to Supreme Court
India

30 farmers committed suicide in 2016-17: Tamil Nadu govt to Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government Friday told the Supreme Court that 30 farmers have committed suicide across the state in 2016-17 and it was taking appropriate measures to deal with the situation.

Tamil Nadu farmers protest in Delhi: Is there a permanent solution to farmer debt and suicides?
India

Tamil Nadu farmers protest in Delhi: Is there a permanent solution to farmer debt and suicides?

For nearly three weeks now, more than hundred farmers from Thanjavur and Tiruchirappalli districts in Tamil Nadu have been protesting at Jantar Mantar.

Beef ban deepens Maharashtra rural distress, farmers have a beef with PM Modi's BJP
Business

Beef ban deepens Maharashtra rural distress, farmers have a beef with PM Modi's BJP

It is time to withdraw the ban, says Maharashtra BJP legislator Bhimrao Dhonde