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Dec 27, 2018
Farm distress: Govt must restructure subsidy regime, invest more in rural infrastructure and agricultural researchSpeeding up overall economic growth will absorb the slack in the agricultural sector and push up farm wages.
Sep 19, 2018
AHP leader Pravin Togadia says Narendra Modi has 'ditched' farmers, claims their suicides were 'genocide committed by governments'Pravin Togadia said if the government was not paying heed to their peaceful protests, cultivators "should pick up sticks".
Sep 16, 2018
For NDA's move to raise MSPs of monsoon crops to matter, agriculture needs structural changes, says economic analystMadhura Swaminathan talked about the challenges facing Indian agriculture, including low MSPs and farm income and disagreement with Aadhaar-enabled food security in the PDS.
Aug 18, 2018
Minimum Support Price: Centre's move to hike MSPs makes industries dependent on agrarian produce vulnerableThe hike in minimum support prices (MSP) presents a very real problem for industries dependent on agricultural produce such as textiles and food processing.
Aug 17, 2018
India Ratings pegs down FY19 GDP forecast to 7.2% citing rising inflationary risksThe key reasons for the downward revision (GDP forecast) is the headwinds emanating from the elevated global crude prices and government's decision to fix MSPs of all kharif crops, India Ratings said
Aug 01, 2018
RBI raises key rate to 6.5%: Hike in repo rate as expected, but tone seems hawkish, say expertsArray
Jul 27, 2018
RBI may opt for status quo on policy rates in August; inflation likely to drop to 4.4% in July : HDFC BankStabilisation in the otherwise volatile rupee and the moderation in oil prices can also be pointed out by RBI as a comforting factor, HDFC Bank said
Jul 13, 2018
RBI will go for another 0.25% rate hike in August MPC meeting; MSP hike to spur inflation: BNP ParibasIt said the price is higher than the RBI's medium-term target of 4 percent and the risks to inflation going forward are tilted on the "upside"
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
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