India needs 30,000 agri-markets to give fair deal to farmers
For 47 years, government has not acted on recommendation of upgrading rural markets into business hubs
60% wheat remains ‘unlifted’ from Punjab mandis
Amritsar and Tarn Taran Sahib have the highest amount of unlifted wheat in Punjab, 13 days after procurement started
Looking at the farm laws from an economic perspective
The purpose of the new farm laws is to end the historic exploitation of farmers at the APMC markets and free them from the clutches of the …
Will this ‘pro-agriculture’ budget connect with farmers?
Whether this budget will really bring any immediate change on the ground is a big question
NSO survey: Most farmers selling in local markets, government agencies procure the least
Farmers in general satisfied with return from local sale, but a significant percentage of them get lower than market price
Sealed Nepal border, reverse migration puts villagers in Bihar's border town in a spot
The farmers in flood-prone villages lost access to a more lucrative market in Nepal, resort to distress sales to cut losses
Bring law to guarantee minimum support price: Bharatiya Kisan Sangh
RSS organ voices opposition to provisions of recent farm laws after farmers across spectrum hit streets in protest
The minimum support price conundrum and Indian farming
MSP had no legal sanction when it was conceived and can also be challenged now
Budget 2018: Can Centre allay farmers’ concerns over price crash, low market density?
The average agricultural growth has reached its lowest in the last four years to 1.9 per cent
'Punjab Contract Farming Act protects traders’ interests'
In April this year, the Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Contract Farming Act. The new law provides a legal framework to regulate contract …
Onion growers blockade highway; demand revoking export ban
Consumers likely to face the brunt