Tuesday, February 7, 2023

MSP

Paper leaks: Pilot asks own govt to act against ‘big sharks’

Indirectly targeting his own party’s government in Rajasthan, Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Monday said the state should take action against the “big sharks” behind the string of recruitment exam paper leaks reported recently.Addressing farmers and the youth at...

Sufficient foodgrain stocks to meet requirements of welfare schemes: Govt

The Centre on Saturday said it has sufficient foodgrain stocks to meet the requirements under the food security law and other welfare schemes.The government is also regularly monitoring the prices of essential commodi-ties. “Government of India has sufficient foodgrain...

104 lakh MT paddy procured in Punjab

More than 105 lakh metric tonnes (MT) paddy arrived in marketing yards in Punjab, out of which 104 lakh MT paddy was procured till Saturday.In neighbouring Haryana, a record 52 lakh MT paddy has been procured and Rs 10,000...

Farmers lift blockade on NH-44in Haryana after govt intervention

Farmers on Saturday lifted their over 20-hour blockade of the National Highway-44 at Shahabad here after the government assured them of increasing the ceiling on per acre yield for procuring crops at Minimum Support Price (MSP).Farmers under Haryana Bhartiya...

5 lakh MT paddy procured in Assam for Rs 972 cr: Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said various agencies have procured five lakh MT of paddy for Rs 972 crore, benefitting 43,000 farmers across the state.The Assam government had earlier set a target of procuring 10 lakh...

Committee on MSP sets up four sub-groups to discuss key issues

The committee on Minimum Support Price (MSP) formed four sub-groups on mandated topics, including making “MSP more effective and transparent” in its first meeting on Monday but Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) remained absent.The committee, headed by former agriculture secretary...

Jagadguru of Jhoot: Jairam Ramesh dig at PM Modi over his claims

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of peddling “lies” at his Manipur rally and asked why was he “completely silent” on the state’s fundamental issues such as AFSPA, MSP and rising prices of essential...

Committee on MSP after Assembly polls: Government tells Rajya Sabha

Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Kailash Choudhary on Friday said that the Government is committed to setting up a committee to examine and provide legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP) once the Assembly elections in...