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Aug 02, 2018
Effect of crop MSP hike on inflation will play out gradually, says DEA Secretary Subash Garg on RBI's concernsFor the second time in two months, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised the benchmark repo rate to 6.5 percent on inflationary concerns and cited hike in MSP for foodgrain as one of the reasons.
Aug 01, 2018
Daily bulletin: Mamata to speak on NRC in Parliament, Day 1 of India vs England first Test; here are the day's top storiesMamata Banerjee has slammed the government for the list, which will divide society and create a civil war-like situation. The West Bengal chief minister is expected to speak in Lok Sabha at 12 pm. A few reports also said that Mamata will likely meet Sonia Gandhi too.
Jul 21, 2018
Amit Shah says Centre's aim to double farmers' income will be achieved before 2022 targetPrime Minister Narendra Modi's aim to double farmers' income by 2022 would be achieved before the targeted year, asserted BJP president Amit Shah.
Jul 18, 2018
BJP govt in Chhattisgarh increases MSP of rice by Rs 200; paddy farmers decry 'pointless' hike as inadequateDespite a hike of Rs 200 per quintal to Rs 1750 in the minimum support price (MSP) of rice by BJP govt, paddy farmers in Chhattisgarh are an unhappy lot.
Jul 16, 2018
India earns Rs 18,000 cr per year from export of basmati rice, says agriculture minister Radha Mohan SinghIndia has earned more than Rs 18,000 crore foreign exchange per year from the export of basmati rice, especially from the variety 1121 developed by the country's top agri-institute ICAR, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Monday
Jul 12, 2018
India can become world's fifth largest economy provided growth momentum continues, says Arun JaitleyUnion minister Arun Jaitley says world's sixth largest economy is in a stable condition
Jul 11, 2018
Narendra Modi to address rally in Punjab today to mark 'unprecedented' hike in MSP, says Sukhbir Singh BadalNarendra Modi will preside over a 'thanksgiving' rally in Muktsar district to mark the "unprecedented" increase in minimum support price of kharif crops.
Jul 10, 2018
Centre's MSP hike is damage control move by govt to cover apathy, says Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe PatilLeader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Tuesday termed as a "damage control exercise" the Centre's move to hike the MSP of Kharif crops to 1.5 times the cost of production.
Jul 09, 2018
Higher minimum support prices for kharif crops may have inflation, fiscal costs, says DBS reportSeeking to address farm distress ahead of general elections, the Centre on 4 July hiked price paid to farmers for paddy by a record Rs 200 per quintal and by up to 52 percent for other summer-sown crops
Jul 06, 2018
Govt to soon come up with new mechanism to ensure minimum support price for farmersThe government will soon announce a new mechanism to ensure that farmers get the minimum support price (MSP) if market prices fall below the benchmark rate, Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Friday