CCEA aaproves hike in paddy MSP by Rs 50 per quintal

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a proposal to raise the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 50 to Rs 1,410 per quintal for this year.

Parliamentary panel wants govt to fix remunerative price for crops

 A parliamentary panel has asked the government to take urgent steps for fixing remunerative price for 24 crops and suggested a 50 per cent profit margin over the cost of production.

Members in Lok Sabha for speedy aid, loan waiver to help farmers

Cutting across party lines, members in the Lok Sabha on Friday voiced concern over losses caused by unseasonal rains and hailstorms to the farm sector and demanded expeditious assistance to farmers in distress and a loan waiver scheme to help them.

DNA: Rahul Gandhi's second innings; attacks 'suit-boot ki sarkar'

Rahul Gandhi on Monday led the opposition attack in the Lok Sabha on the Modi government and alleged that it is pro-rich and fails to cater to farmers' interests.

'Acche din' govt has failed this country, says​ Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi spoke in the Lok Sabha on Land Bill.

BSF wants special pay for being 1st line of defence at borders

Country's largest border guarding force BSF has made a strong pitch for a special 'border service' pay for its men stating the troops are deployed well ahead of the Army along international borders and they face the "first brunt" of an enemy attack.

Gujarat govt refutes allegations of Congress over cotton MSP

Gujarat government today refuted all allegations made by Congress in its memorandum given to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel regarding the issue of Minimum Support Price (MSP) of cotton, and termed it as "baseless".

Badal seeks upward revision of minimum support price for wheat

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday asked the Union Government to "upwardly revise" the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat for the forthcoming season.

Support price of paddy hiked by Rs 60 to Rs 1,310 per quintal

Amid expectations of normal rain, the government approved a hike of Rs 60 in paddy support price (MSP) to Rs 1,310 per quintal in order to encourage farmers to grow more in ongoing kharif season.

Hooda writes to PM, seeks bonus on wheat`s MSP

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide a bonus on minimum support price of wheat to the farmers.

Spl Commission to fix MSP for forest produce

A special commission will soon be set up to fix the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for the forest produces used by tribals to earn their livelihoods.

Announce minimum support price of sugar cane: Ajit

Rashtriya Lok Dal
President Choudhry Ajit Singh today asked the Central
government to announce the minimum support price of the
sugarcane before the start of the crushing season.

Govt hikes MSP for rabi crops, wheat

The government on Thursday hiked the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of wheat by Rs 20 and chana (gram) by Rs 30 per quintal as sowing for the Rabi season has begun.

Centre likely to announce bonus over MSP for paddy

The government may announce a
bonus over and above the the minimum price paid to paddy farmers for the next season starting October.

Govt hikes minimum support price of paddy, pulses as sowing ends

Apprehending shortfall in rice procurement due to monsoon failure, the government on Thursday increased the minimum price paid to farmers for paddy by Rs 100 a quintal and that for pulses by up to Rs 240 a quintal.