Each input cost to be considered while fixing MSP: Modi

Mar 25 2018

Modi said that each and every expense incurred by a farmer will be considered, including his labour, while fixing the MSP at 1.5 times the input cost.

Government reboots eNAM platform to draw more farmers

Feb 21 2018

In a bid to engage more farmers on the eNAM platform, the government unveiled mobile payment facility BHIM, and other features in regional languages as well.

Union Budget 2018-19: Balancing populism with economics

Feb 01 2018

The Budget is finally out and Mr Jaitley did not disappoint. The government managed to do a commendable job of balancing economic populism with prudent economics.

Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 70-80 per kg in Delhi

Jun 29 2017

Prices of tomatoes in the NCR shot up to up to Rs 70-80 owing to heavy reduction in supply from neighbouring UP and Haryana after heavy rains damaged the tomato crop.

Kashmiri Pandits protest as govt 'ignores' them

Sep 04 2016

APMCC chairman Vinood Pandita says Kashmiri pandits cannot be made sacrificial goat by the Central government. We will not tolerate any talks with separatists.

Modi launches e-NAM, integrates agri markets

Apr 14 2016

e-NAM is expected to mend the broken food supply chain and tame inflation.

Onion prices fall below Rs50/kg at Lasalgaon on export curbs

Aug 25 2015

Wholesale onion price in Delhi declined by Rs3-5 per kg to Rs53 due to increase in arrival of new crop from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh.

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