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Jul 06, 2018
MSP hike: Centre's bonanza means little to farmers as govt lacks storage and funds needed to buy most of the produceThe government announces MSP for most crops to set a benchmark, but state agencies mainly buy limited quantities of staples such as rice and wheat at those prices
Jul 04, 2017
Punjab loan waiver: Govt will bear liability of over 7,000 farmers' from state, says chief minister Amarinder SinghPunjab government will bear the liability of the outstanding loans of over 7,000 farmers in the agrarian state who have committed suicide in recent years
Apr 07, 2015
Relax specifications for procuring foodgrains to help farmers: Sonia tells Paswan in letterCongress President Sonia Gandhi has asked the government to relax the specifications for procuring foodgrains, citing the "unprecedented crisis" being faced by farmers due to unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms in various parts of the country.
Jun 08, 2014
Bihar has availed only half of its food grains quota: PaswanGiven that Bihar gets 4.69 lakh tonnes of foodgrains per month from the Centre for distribution to beneficiaries, it has procured only seven lakh tonnes out of its quota of 14 lakh metric tonnes in the past three months, he told reporters here during his first visit to Bihar after being appointed a Cabinet minister in the Narendra Modi government last month.
May 28, 2014
Food security act: HC sends notice to Centre, seeks modification of rulesA division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought the central government's response by 27 August.
Aug 27, 2013
Food bill to come up in Rajya Sabha on September 2The landmark Food Security Bill, which was approved by the Lok Sabha, will be taken up for consideration in the Rajya Sabha on September 2.
Jul 04, 2013
Crisil believes Food Security Bill is not all that bad. Here's whyArray
Jul 26, 2012
Rain woes: No food items ban yet but imports likely, says govtThough the government has not though of banning exports of any food items, it is considering imports via state-owned agencies to meet any requirement.
Jul 02, 2012
Conditions favourable for advance of monsoon: IMDIn 2009, the June rains were 47.2 percent below a 50-year average called as the long period average.
Aug 18, 2011
Food inflation is hurting less, but non-food keeps its stingPrices of pulses became cheaper by 5.63 percent year-on-year during the week under review. However, all other items continue to remain expensive.