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Previous governments stalled decision on MSP: Modi

Jul 16 2018

Narendra Modi on Monday accused previous central governments and those ruling the states of not taking any concrete decision on hiking minimum support prices (MSP) despite demands from farmers.

Farm loan waivers, not real income growth, driving rural revival: Report

Jul 15 2018

The green-shoots of demand growth seen in some rural pockets is driven by farm loan waivers and not likely due to real increases in rural incomes and wages, indicative that the economy is still some time away from a full-blown rural revival, says a report.

PM slams previous govts for neglecting people, delaying development projects

Jul 15 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the previous governments headed by opposition parties, accusing them of neglecting the people and not completing development projects on time.

PM to address rally in Midnapore town on Monday

Jul 15 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a farmers rally tomorrow at Midnapore town in West Bengal focusing on the Centre's recent decision to increase the MSP of Kharif crops.

Mamata for waiving institutional loans of farmers

Jul 12 2018

Mamata Banerjee today urged a group of chief ministers, set up by the Centre, to consider the need to waive institutional loans of farmers and the formation of adequate budgetary provision for it by the union government.

SAD thanks PM Narendra Modi for hiking MSP

Jul 11 2018

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making "unprecedented" hike in the MSP of kharif crops, saying it will lead to a gain of Rs 4,500 crore for Punjab.

Cong used farmers as vote bank, betrayed them: Modi

Jul 11 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on the Congress, alleging that it had betrayed the peasantry and used them as vote bank to further the interests of "one particular family".

Foodgrain output may surpass last year's level: Agri Sec

Jul 08 2018

India's foodgrain output could exceed last year's record of 279.51 MT buoyed by favourable monsoon, higher MSP and likely increase in crop productivity, an official said.

Kharif sowing continues to lag; rice acreage down by 15 percent so far

Jul 06 2018

Area sown to rice, the main kharif crop, has remained lower by 15 per cent at 67.25 lakh hectare (ha) so far in the 2018-19 season due to uneven distribution of rainfall.

MSP hike could impact retail inflation by 73 bps: SBI report

Jul 06 2018

The hike in minimum support price (MSP) of 14 summer crops can increase retail inflation by 73 basis points, depending upon the level of procurement, an SBI report said.

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