Tag: agriculture

Centre ready to resume talks but farmer unions should first respond to government proposal: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday reiterated that the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmers but first the unions should...

Trader beware: Read this before buying stocks with investment apps like Robinhood

As social media has stoked interest in an assortment of stocks that recently were being shorted by hedge funds, Robinhood and similar, low-cost trading and...

No formal talks with govt until harassment stops, detained farmers freed: Samyukt Kisan Morcha

There can be no “formal” talks with the government until “harassment” by police and administration stops and detained farmers are released, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha...

Narendra Singh Tomar counters ‘misinformed’ Sharad Pawar’s views on farm laws

NEW DELHI: A day after NCP supremo Sharad Pawar claimed that the new farm laws will destroy the MSP procurement system and weaken the mandi...

‘They are in this situation through no fault of their own’: Biden boosts food benefits for poor Americans

Food insecurity and hunger have proved to be one of the most crippling effects of the pandemic. Millions of Americans became eligible for Supplemental Nutrition...

farm laws: Reconsider our proposal to put laws on hold: Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers

New Delhi: The government on Friday declined to make any fresh proposal to end the farmer’s agitation, and asked their unions to reconsider its offer...

farm laws: 8th round of talks between govt, protesting farmers on Friday

New Delhi: A day before the eighth round of talks, the government and the farmer unions stuck to their respective positions on Thursday — the...

My wife found a half brother through Ancestry.com. Are we morally or ethically obligated to share her father’s estate?

Dear Moneyist, Several years ago, on a whim, my wife and I had our DNA tested by Ancestry.com. Last week we were contacted by a...

Budget 2021 run-up: Green shoots galore, agri stands out in the year of the pandemic

Agriculture has been the only bright spot of the Indian economy from past couple of years carrying the heavy weight of lifting the growth rate...

Agriculture wish list for Budget 2021-22

As the clock ticks down to Budget 2021-22, even as the farmers’ agitation continues, with no sign of end to the impasse between incensed farmers...

Corporate debt boom resumes as 2021 kicks off

The training wheels came off without a hitch. The lapse of the Federal Reserve’s inaugural corporate debt-buying program at year’s end didn’t hold up the...

Govt has dashed all hopes of farmers, not much is expected on January 8: Darshan Pal

NEW DELHI: Farmers’ unions have said that central ministers were finally convinced that the agitation would not end with anything less than a repeal of...

My elderly father was physically abusive, and will leave his farm to my two sisters. Should I contest his will?

Dear Moneyist, I have 2 daughters. Growing up in an agricultural family during the farm crisis was tough. My dad was extremely abusive both physically...

On eve of talks with farmers, Narendra Tomar meets Rajnath Singh to discuss govt strategy to end deadlock

A day before the crucial seventh round of talks between the Centre and protesting farmer unions, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Defence Minister Rajnath...

new agri laws: Protesting farmers stay put in severe Delhi cold as talks with government remain deadlocked

New Delhi: Thousands of farmers stayed put at their protest venues near Delhi’s border on Friday, braving a severe chill as the mercury dipped to...

Govt-farmers meeting: Ministers join union leaders to share langar food

Three union ministers joined farm leaders on Wednesday to share ‘langar’ food arranged by protesting farmers during their sixth round of talks to resolve the...

Dialogue is way forward to resolve issues raised by farmers: Naidu

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday emphasised that dialogue was the way forward in resolving the issues raised by the protesting farmers....

shiromani akali dal: Centre trying to defame farmers: Sukhbir Badal

Chamkaur Sahib: Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday accused the Centre of the bid to “defame” agitating farmers by raising the “bogey...

Kejriwal, Amarinder Singh in Twitter spat over ongoing farmers’ protest

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh engaged in a Twitter spat on Monday over the ongoing farmers’ protest...

Ready for talks with govt, but will first discuss repealing agri laws: Farmer leaders

Sticking to their demands, farmer leaders Saturday said they are ready to hold talks with the government, but will first discuss repealing the three new...

‘Hold the champagne’ on China’s updated climate-change target — guide markers still don’t guarantee net zero emissions by 2060

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday pledged to cut the nation’s carbon emissions per unit of economic output by over 65% by 2030 and boost...

View: First roll out promised pro-farmer measures, then implement the farm laws

The farmers’ protest against the government’s three new farm laws must be resolved through action on the ground, rather than statements and clarifications. And, by...

Farmers protest: Laws, doubts and Centre’s explanation in a nutshell | India News

NEW DELHI: Newly enacted three central farm laws, having pan-India implication, are at the centre of strong opposition which has now drawn non-NDA political parties...

Why Punjab, Haryana farmers are protesting about new farm laws

(This story originally appeared in on Dec 07, 2020) NEW DELHI: A set of three laws on agriculture passed by Parliament in September has led...

agriculture: Ready to address all concerns, Centre tells farmers’ unions at crucial meeting about protests

NEW DELHI: Seeking to break the deadlock over protests against new farm laws, the government on Saturday told representatives of agitating farmers that they are...