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Farmers name 5-member panel that will talk to Modi government on MSPFarmers name 5-member panel that will talk to Modi government on MSP

Farmers name 5-member panel that will talk to Modi government on MSP

The leaders made it clear that farmers will not budge from protest sites till the government meets their demands. 

India News Dec 4, 2021, 5:23 PM IST

18.17 lakh farmers received MSP benefit worth Rs 57,032.03 crore in Kharif season Govt data18.17 lakh farmers received MSP benefit worth Rs 57,032.03 crore in Kharif season Govt data

18.17 lakh farmers received MSP benefit worth Rs 57,032.03 crore in Kharif season: Govt data

According to the government data, 290.98 LMT of paddy has been procured in KMS 2021-22 up to November 30

Business Dec 2, 2021, 11:52 AM IST

Exclusive Interview With Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait YCBExclusive Interview With Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait YCB

Exclusive: 'Farmers will not go home just like that; there are other issues'

Asianet Newsable's Yacoob spoke to Rakesh Tikait to understand the future roadmap of the agitation.

Top Stories Nov 22, 2021, 5:15 PM IST

UP Election 2022 Exclusive Interview RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav VPNUP Election 2022 Exclusive Interview RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav VPN

Exclusive: 'Even after withdrawing farm laws, BJP will not win elections in UP and Punjab'

Asianet Newsable's Anish Kumar caught up with the straight-talking yet widely respected Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo to understand his party's stand on the repealing of the farm laws and the impact that the decision will have on the forthcoming elections.

Top Stories Nov 22, 2021, 4:10 PM IST

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to organise Mahapanchayat in Lucknow discuss MSP demand expulsion Ajay Mishra gcwSamyukta Kisan Morcha to organise Mahapanchayat in Lucknow discuss MSP demand expulsion Ajay Mishra gcw

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to organise Mahapanchayat in Lucknow; to discuss MSP, demand expulsion of Ajay Mishra

Notably, the meeting was planned before Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on November 19 that three contentious agriculture legislation would be scrapped.

Top Stories Nov 22, 2021, 12:09 PM IST

BJP MP Varun Gandhi open letter to PM Modi talks about Lakhimpur incident farmers appeal gcwBJP MP Varun Gandhi open letter to PM Modi talks about Lakhimpur incident farmers appeal gcw

BJP MP Varun Gandhi writes an open letter to PM Modi; talks about Lakhimpur incident, farmers' appeal

Gandhi, who was removed from the BJP's national leadership last month due to his tweets on the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh, called the episode a "blemish on democracy."

Top Stories Nov 20, 2021, 1:45 PM IST

Farmer leaders welcome PM Modi's decision on repealing farm laws, 'govt woke up after a year'-ycbFarmer leaders welcome PM Modi's decision on repealing farm laws, 'govt woke up after a year'-ycb

Farmer leaders welcome PM Modi's decision on repealing farm laws, 'govt woke up after a year'

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision on repealing three farm laws, farmers' unions have welcomed the decision. From national to state-based farmer organisations in unison said that the Centre has realized farmers' power and woke up after a year to take back the controversial farm laws. The organisations, however, refused to call off the agitation and demand MSP of the price of all crops and also wait until the laws are repealed in the winter session.
 

Top Stories Nov 19, 2021, 4:21 PM IST

PM Modi addresses nation says govt has decided to repeal all three farm laws gcwPM Modi addresses nation says govt has decided to repeal all three farm laws gcw

PM Modi's address to nation | Highlights: Farm law repealed, govt's farmer welfare agenda and more

Following his speech to the nation, PM Modi will go to the Uttar Pradesh districts of Mahoba and Jhansi, where he will launch several development projects totalling more than Rs 6250 crore. 

Top Stories Nov 19, 2021, 9:18 AM IST

Captain Amarinder Singh to resign from Congress, says he won't be treated in this manner VPNCaptain Amarinder Singh to resign from Congress, says he won't be treated in this manner VPN

Captain Amarinder Singh to resign from Congress, says he won't be treated in this manner

The latest development comes as a major setback for the Congress party ahead of the assembly elections which are due in early next year.
 

Top Stories Sep 30, 2021, 2:05 PM IST

Captain Amarinder meets Amit Shah again, also meets NSA DovalCaptain Amarinder meets Amit Shah again, also meets NSA Doval

Captain Amarinder meets Amit Shah again, also meets NSA Doval

Captain Amarinder's meetings have further heightened speculations about a major political shift in the offing.

India News Sep 30, 2021, 11:57 AM IST

Captain Amarinder Singh discussed farm laws with Amit Shah VPNCaptain Amarinder Singh discussed farm laws with Amit Shah VPN

Captain Amarinder Singh discussed MSP, farm laws with Amit Shah, but does not reveal next move

Captain Amarinder Singh discussed with Amit Shah the prolonged farmers' agitation against the Centre's farm laws, which were implemented last September. 

India News Sep 29, 2021, 8:32 PM IST

Union Cabinet approves increase in MSP for Rabi crops for 2021-22 crop year-dnmUnion Cabinet approves increase in MSP for Rabi crops for 2021-22 crop year-dnm

Union Cabinet approves increase in MSP for Rabi crops for 2021-22 crop year

The differential remuneration is aimed at encouraging crop diversification, a release from the CCEA read.
 

Top Stories Sep 8, 2021, 4:24 PM IST

Farmers union Samyukt Kisan Morcha calls for Bharat bandh on September 25-dnmFarmers union Samyukt Kisan Morcha calls for Bharat bandh on September 25-dnm

Farmers' union Samyukt Kisan Morcha calls for Bharat bandh on September 25

 Addressing a press conference at Delhi's Singhu border, Ashish Mittal from SKM said, "We are calling for a 'Bharat bandh' on September 25.”
 

Top Stories Aug 27, 2021, 6:53 PM IST

Cabinet approves hike in minimum support prices for various kharif crops amid farmers protest-dnmCabinet approves hike in minimum support prices for various kharif crops amid farmers protest-dnm

Cabinet approves hike in minimum support prices for various kharif crops amid farmers’ protest

The Centre hiked minimum selling price (MSP) for various kharif crops for the summer-sown season, ranging between 50% and 62%, following a decision taken by the cabinet on Wednesday.

Top Stories Jun 9, 2021, 4:57 PM IST

Farmers protest: Govt ready to amend farm laws, says Agriculture Minister as agitation crosses 100 days-dnmFarmers protest: Govt ready to amend farm laws, says Agriculture Minister as agitation crosses 100 days-dnm

Farmers’ protest: Govt ready to amend farm laws, says Agriculture Minister as agitation crosses 100 days

Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, are protesting at Delhi borders for over three months, seeking a repeal of these three legislations and a legal guarantee of the minimum support price (MSP).

Top Stories Mar 7, 2021, 10:17 AM IST