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Mar 07, 2019
Narendra Modi govt is mixing up its fiscal arithmetic; consequences may not be pleasant five years from nowThe purpose of government spending is about providing finance for those areas that only the government can provide, and not leave them at the mercy of the market.
Dec 27, 2018
Farm distress: Govt addressing issues through piecemeal measures; need to integrate all schemes to make sector more resilientIt is clear that we are not really looking for a permanent solution and addressing the problem through piecemeal measures that have a good announcement impact.
Aug 17, 2018
Minimum support price: Unkept promises on cost mitigation, bad formula to determine MSP compound farm woesThe cost of purchasing inputs like seeds, pesticides, fertilisers and machinery among others falls under the ‘A2’ cost category, while the cost of family labour is reflected in the ‘FL’ component.
Aug 16, 2018
Minimum support price: Poll gimmicks cannot alleviate farm distress, government steps woefully inadequateOver the past decade, the MSP seems to have become the prime political tool of the party in power to woo the farm vote.
Aug 07, 2018
Parliamentary panel asks government to contain rising food subsidy billThe food subsidy is estimated to be Rs 1,38,123 crore in the 2018-19 fiscal as against the actual expenditure of Rs 1,04,901 crore in 2017-18.
Jul 04, 2018
Narendra Modi govt approves hike in MSP for Kharif crops; support price for paddy up by Rs 200 a quintalThe government has hiked the MSP of paddy (common variety) by Rs 200 per quintal
Jun 23, 2018
Tuticorin protests: Tamil Nadu CB-CID officials conduct assessment of areas where agitators 'resorted to violence'The Tamil Nadu government had ordered a CB-CID probe into the violence during the anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin and police firing that left 13 dead.
Jan 27, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt spending hasn't helped farmers; infrastructural loopholes hinder progressThe agriculture sector will not just watch how much money is set aside in Union Budget 2018-19, but also how it is used as BJP tries to woo disaffected farmers before upcoming polls
Aug 04, 2017
CAG report on Food Corporation reveals loaders' use of proxy labour to earn lakhs continues unabatedCAG report says FCI unnecessarily spent Rs 237.65 cr due to non-rationalisation of labour, deployment of costlier labour at depots and non-pooling of labour
Jun 22, 2017
Agriculture crisis: It's high time for govt to re-look at MSP as a tool to rescue farmersIt has become religious ritual that every year central cabinet meets to revise MSP upwards