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Dec 03, 2018
Onion agony: Nashik farmer donates meagre earning to PMO fund to highlight plight, but prefers to stay mum on hoardingThe reality is that old onions, from last summer’s crop is not fetching any price in the market as there is no demand for it.
Oct 08, 2018
Narendra Modi govt's hike in MSPs for kharif crops well below ones announced under UPA: RBIThe government had announced the hike in MSPs in July for the summer or the kharif crop, following a budget announcement affirming a 50 percent mark up to farmers over the cost of produce.
Oct 01, 2018
Three days into retreat of monsoon, India left with driest September in 17 years; unexpected heavy rain damaged crores worth of kharif cropsThe dry spell, and now the heavy rainfall, raised concerns over the production of kharif, or summer-sown crops, especially in north and central India
Jul 05, 2018
Punjab's farmers say hike in MSP for paddy not enough to relieve debt, doesn't match Centre's promiseFarmers' 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.
Jul 04, 2018
Union Cabinet meet today to approve increase in MSP for Kharif crops ahead of 2019 polls: All you need to knowThe Centre is set to radically increase the minimum support price (MSP) for Kharif crops as a move to fulfill its budget promise and address farmers' concerns about the cost of crops.
Feb 09, 2018
Marathwada Diary: With farm returns falling, farmers brave health risks, low wages to toil as labourers in sugarcane fieldsMarathwada's farmers are now working as labourers in sugarcane fields, despite health risks, low wages, and the loss of their children's education.
Feb 02, 2018
Budget 2018: By hiking minimum support price, Modi govt makes good 2014 promise, but all is not as it seemsBy taking a lower cost as the baseline for computing minimum support price, the government is resorting to sleight of hand, moreover one that most farmers are unlikely to miss.
Nov 09, 2017
Narendra Modi's failure to deliver electoral promise has cost us Rs 2 lakh crore, says farmer's bodyNarendra Modi's failure to implement his electoral promise of 50 percent profit above the cost of production has resulted in about Rs 2 lakh crore loss to farmers this kharif season, farmers unions said.
Jun 23, 2017
MP farmers' unrest: State constitutes commission to regulate crop cost, marketingMP govt has constituted a commission to make recommendations for providing beneficial pricing and marketing of agricultural produce in the state.
Aug 31, 2016
Rainfall deficit in 37% districts of India despite ‘normal’ monsoon; September crucial: IMD dataAfter two consecutive droughts, India received normal rainfall — 2 percent less than the 100-year average —by the end of August 2016