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23 June, 2017 5:27 PM Rice sowing area up over 4 percent so far this kharif season

Sowing area under paddy has risen to 16.7 lakh hectares, while pulses acreage is down by over 30 percent so far in the ongoing kharif season. Sowing operation in the kharif season begins normally with the onset of southwest monsoon and picks up the pace from July. Paddy, tur, moong, urad, paddy, tur, moong, urad, soyabean, sunflower seed and cotton are the main crops 25

20 June, 2017 1:14 PM Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 80/quintal, pulses by up to Rs 400/quintal

New Delhi: The government has approved Rs 80 per quintal hike in paddy MSP, while support price of pulses has been raised by up to Rs 400 per quintal to encourage farmers increase area sown under Kharif crops this season. The Union Cabinet had on June 7 approved the minimum support price of 14 kharif (summer-sown) crops. However, the decision was not announced 27

13 June, 2017 8:15 AM Farmer is no fool, MP govt should put its money where its mouth is

More than the promises, it's there tardy implementation that is hurting the rural population more All along the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, a couple of things stood out during my two-day trip to the region in the midst of the state-wide farmers’ agitation. First, unlike our common perception, farmers today are highly informed and well versed of their 1

12 June, 2017 3:13 PM Amid agri unrest, May retail inflation at another low of 2.18%

Food prices entered a deflationary zone in May, with Consumer Food Price Index at minus 1.05% Retail inflation for the month of May hit another series low, coming down to 2.18 per cent. Consumer Price Index-based inflation (CPI) was 2.99 per cent in April and 5.76 per cent in May last year. Food prices entered a deflationary zone in May, with the Consumer 26

10 June, 2017 6:35 PM Why loan waivers won’t fix India's agriculture woes

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com Yogi Adityanath’s government in Uttar Pradesh opened a Pandora’s box of loan waivers and there seems to be no stopping it. The BJP, perceived by many as a reformist party committed to addressing chronic structural issues, is taking populism to new heights. Loan waivers could prove to be a huge drain 37

10 June, 2017 11:23 AM Despite PM Narendra Modi's reform measures, why farmers are angry

The Modi government has focussed immensely on providing loans and credits to farmers. But, it seems, it overlooked the fact that farming in India works beyond the limits of farm credits. On March 2, 2015, Narendra Modi became the first serving Prime Minister to visit Parliament canteen as a customer and have lunch. After paying Rs 29 for his lunch, PM Modi wrote 46

10 June, 2017 10:56 AM Your labour won't go waste: Chouhan tries to quell frayed tempers

BHOPAL: As the violent agrarian unrest entered its tenth day in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today began his indefinite fast at the Dusshera Maidan here for restoration of peace and promised profitable prices to farmers for their produce. "I know of the bumper crop production that has sent the prices crashing down in the state 33

10 June, 2017 8:55 AM Your labour won’t go waste, says Chouhan during fast

As the violent agrarian unrest entered its tenth day in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday began his indefinite fast at the Dusshera Maidan in Bhopal for restoration of peace and promised profitable prices to farmers for their produce. “I know of the bumper crop production that has sent the prices crashing down in the state 29

9 June, 2017 1:28 PM Amid Farmer Protests In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan To Fast

Bhopal: Amid raging farmer protests in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan declared today that he would sit on an indefinite fast from tomorrow "for peace". Protests that started about a week ago over farmers' demands for better prices for crop and debt relief have escalated over the death of six in police firing in Mandsaur on Tuesday 65

9 June, 2017 11:55 AM Rain, thundershowers likely in many places in Maharashtra: India Meteorological Department

Mumbai: As the south-west monsoon has reached Vengurla in south Konkan, the Met department today forecast rain or thundershowers at many places in Maharashtra. Apart from south Konkan, other areas such as north Konkan, south-central Maharashtra, north-central Maharashtra and Marathwada are likely to receive rains or thundershowers at many places, said K S Hosalikar 31