Tag: Minimum Support Price

At Niti meeting, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh raises farm laws, vaccination, GST compensation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure urgent resolution to the ongoing farmers’ “unrest”, and an early release of...

farm laws: After PM Modi’s invite, farmer leaders say ready for talks, ask govt to choose date

New Delhi: Farmer unions agitating against the three agri laws on Monday asked the government to fix a date for the next round of talks,...

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...

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...

Lawyer from Punjab commits suicide near farmers’ protest site at the Tikri border

JHAJJAR, HARYANA: A lawyer from Punjab allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison on Sunday a few kilometres from the site of a farmers’ protest at...

Hardeep Singh Puri: Hardeep Singh Puri appeals to protesting farmers to resume talks with Centre

Chandigarh: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday appealed to protesting farmers to resume talks with the central government to discuss their “genuine” demands, saying...

Farmer leaders were happy after December 3 meeting but did a u-turn on December 5: MoS Som Prakash

The protesting farmers should not press for repeal of the three new farm laws but return to the negotiating table and discuss their concerns with...

Farmers ‘apologise’ to people with ‘folded hands’ for road blockade, inconvenience

New Delhi: With some key roads blocked for several days now due to their protest against the three new agri laws, an umbrella body of...

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...

If this is a democracy, then government should listen to farmers: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

From the day the farm ordinances were introduced to the time they were brought for ministerial comments, I kept raising farmers’ concern. But the government...

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...

Congress backs farmers’ ‘Bharat Bandh’ call, will hold demonstrations across country on Dec 8 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday expressed its “whole-hearted” support to the ‘Bharat Bandh‘ called on December 8 by farmer unions against the new agri-marketing...

Farmers amp up MSP demand in mass protests

NEW DELHI: Scrap the new agriculture laws, which have deregulated the sale of crops, or insert an amendment in the laws that crops cannot be...

Labour codes to help workers become self-reliant in coming days: Santosh Gangwar

Labour minister Santosh Gangwar reiterated that the labour codes enacted by his government will help workers become self-reliant in coming days besides improving the ease...

Agri sector likely to remain resilient from COVID-19 impact; to grow 2.5% in FY21: Crisil

MUMBAI: Even as coronavirus pandemic has impacted many sectors, the agriculture could be the only bright spot as real agriculture is likely to witness a...