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12 December, 2018 1:01 PM Government hikes MSPs of 22 agricultural crops, FRP for Sugarcane

New Delhi: Government on Wednesday hiked Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) of 22 mandated agricultural crops and Fair & Remunerative Price (FRP) for Sugarcane on the basis of recommendations of Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP). Among the Kharif Crops, the MSP of Paddy has been hiked from Rs 1550 to Rs 1750, Jowar from Rs 1700 to Rs 2430, Bajra 149

12 November, 2018 12:07 PM Retail inflation softens to 3.31% in October versus 3.7% in September

India’s retail inflation grew 3.31 percent in October compared to 3.70 percent in September, driven by a relatively slower rate of increase in food and fuel prices. Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at 3.58 percent in September last year. CPI is the main price gauge that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) tracks 103

3 October, 2018 12:36 PM Cabinet hikes minimum support price of wheat by Rs 105 per quintal

New Delhi: The Cabinet has approved a Rs 105 per quintal hike in the minimum support price of wheat to Rs 1,840 per quintal for 2018-19 season, sources said. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in its meeting on Wednesday approved minimum support prices (MSP) of Rabi crops, they said. The MSP has been increased according to the recommendations 106

2 October, 2018 4:39 PM 7 Policemen Injured During Farmer's Protest On Delhi-UP Border: Police

Seven policemen, including an assistant commissioner of police, were injured today during the protest by farmers on Delhi-UP border, Delhi Police said. The police said a section of crowd suddenly turned violent as police tried to persuade the protesters, who were participating in the Bharatiya Kisan Union march, not to break the barricades. The police 99

25 September, 2018 1:00 PM SEBI mulls lifting decade-old ban on tur, urad futures

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may soon allow futures trading in tur and urad dal as the regulator considers lifting a decade-old ban. “The Ministry of Agriculture is not convinced with relaunching of trading in pulses. However, the Ministry of Finance has told them that tur and urad are notified commodities which was approved after 70

12 September, 2018 9:25 AM Sugar stocks gain 3-5% after Cabinet hikes ethanol price by up to 25%

Sugar stocks saw some buying after Cabinet approved hike in ethanol price by up to 25 percent. Stocks including Shree Renuka Sugars, Empee Sugars, Gayatri Sugars, Triveni Engineering, Praj Industries gained 3-5 percent. Cabinet also approved new procurement policy to ensure minimum support price to farmers. The reported hike in ethanol price by up to 25 percent 74

31 July, 2018 7:45 AM GDP may moderate to 7.2% in 2nd half of 2018: Report

The Indian economy is likely to have witnessed solid economic growth in the April-June quarter but leading indicators suggest a slowdown in the coming months, says a Nomura report. According to the global financial services major, India's economic recovery has peaked and growth rates are likely to get constrained in the second half of this year. "Our proprietary 80

5 July, 2018 4:58 AM Minimum Support Price hike to push CPI by 70 bps, roil fiscal nos, warn analysts

Retail inflation is likely to accelerate by 70 basis points following the massive hike in minimum support prices (MSPs) destabilizing several macroeconomic variables and financial arithmetic, economists have warned. The increase in MSPs will also impact wholesale inflation by 38 basis points, they added. Earlier in the day, government hiked the minimum 92

11 June, 2018 7:46 PM ‘Hunkaar Rally’ raises chances of third front in Rajasthan

Independent MLA slams BJP, Congress for failing farmers, Dalits and the poor A massive ‘Hunkaar Rally’ organised by Independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal in Sikar on Sunday, in which the speakers accused the ruling BJP of failing to address agrarian crisis, has raised the possibility of a third front emerging in Rajasthan before this year’s Assembly elections 117

11 May, 2018 8:06 PM India to counter U.S. complaint on farm subsidies in WTO

Sources say charge is based on wrong assumptions A complaint lodged by the U.S. at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against India’s farm subsidies is baseless, according to Indian diplomatic sources. The U.S. had filed a counter-notification at the WTO Committee on Agriculture on May 4, alleging that “based on U.S. calculations, it appears that India 46