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Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Says Party Will Go Alone In 2019 Polls 16.2.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Former Chief Minister Narayan Rane, whose Maharashtra Swabhimani Paksh (MSP) is an ally of the ruling BJP, on Friday said his party will contest the ensuing Lok Sabha polls on its own.
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Government hikes Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Sugar to Rs. 31 per Kilo for the year 2019-20 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  With the aim of benefitting Sugar farmers and in order to clear their arrears/cane dues, the Union Government has decided to increase the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Sugar from Rs. 29 to Rs. 31 for the year 2019-20.
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Minimum Support Price for Raw Jute for 2019-20 season hiked to Rs.3950/- from Rs.3700/- per quintal by the Cabinet 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Raw Jute for 2019-20 season.
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5 things Modi got right on the economy 13.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Good economics isn't necessarily bad politics, or vice versa,' says Shekhar Gupta.
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In the last four and half years, Modi government has taken several steps and started various schemes to transform Indian agriculture 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that in the last four and half years, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has taken several steps and started various schemes to transform Indian agriculture like neem-coated urea, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, Har Khet Ko Pani, e-NAM, strengthening of Gramin Haat, Rashtriya Gokul Mission, MSP, income support of Rs 6000 to farmers, KCC for Animal husbandry and Fisheries, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Ayog, separate department for Fisheries etc. The budgetary allocation for the Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Ministry has been raised by around 2.5 times from Rs 58,080 crore in 2018-19 to Rs 1,41,174.
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Direct farm income payout to start before third week of February: Garg 8.2.2019 Sify Finance
The first payout under the direct income scheme for farmers announced in the Interim Budget may be made even before the third week of February, says Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg who sought to dismiss fears of land records holding up payments under the scheme.
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Farm income scheme better alternative to loan waivers, MSP: Chief Economic Adviser 5.2.2019 Sify Finance
As political parties fight over pro-farmer schemes ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian says farm loan waivers are an economically unsound solution and that not only their benefits are cornered by "not-so-deserving borrowers" but they also create a moral hazard.
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Kamal Nath meets Modi, calls for early release of pending amount from PM AASHA scheme 4.2.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him for an early release of Rs 575.90 crore as the pending amount out of the Centre’s share in a scheme aimed at addressing gaps in MSP-based procurement of crops. A statement by the Madhya Pradesh information centre said […]
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"All Fluff And No Action": Amarinder Singh Rejects Interim Budget 1.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Trashing the union budget presented on Friday as a "jumla budget" of the Modi government, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh described it as "a hogwash, with nothing for the farmers and youth,...
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Farmers may get interest-free loans, premium-free insurance 29.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Modi government has worked out a relief package for farmers including interest-free farm loans and premium-free crop insurance ahead of its interim Budget to be tabled on February 1, informed sources say.
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Income support better option than debt waiver: Ind-Ra 29.1.2019 Sify Finance
The roll-out of income support as a core centrally sponsored scheme is a better option than debt waiver, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said on Tuesday.
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Delhi To Introduce MSP For Farmers Based On Swaminathan Commission Report 29.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi government has decided to introduce Minimum Support Price (MSP) for farmers based on the report of the MS Swaminathan Commission, minister Gopal Rai said Monday.
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No place for cane growers in farm package 28.1.2019 Sify Finance
A big relief package for the distressed farmers in the country is set to be announced soon but the sugarcane growers, who have pending arrears of around Rs 19,000 crore, are likely to be left out as a fallout of the tiff between the millers and the government.
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"Our Alliance Is Only With People Of Odisha": BJD's Dig At Rahul Gandhi 27.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Hitting back at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for alleging that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was "remote controlled" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJD on Saturday said its alliance was only with...
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Chhattisgarh Government To Waive Rs 207 Crore Irrigation Tax Of Farmers 27.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a move that will benefit 15 lakh farmers in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday announced to waive their outstanding irrigation taxes worth Rs 207 crore.
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Reform arcane agricultural policies to resolve farmers distress 26.1.2019 Sify Finance
, the upcoming interim Budget is quite unlikely to be a traditional vote-on-account.
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'Budget to reveal government's priority, farm distress or fiscal discipline' 25.1.2019 Sify Finance
The interim budget may be the last chance for the Modi government to "woo and win" a large section of society facing agri challenges but the actual package will reflect its commitment towards the farmers vis-a-vis fiscal consolidation, a report said.
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Sowing distress 24.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Farm income will remain understress this year based on low prices of Kharif crops. Most Kharif crops currently fetch 20-30 per cent below minimum support prices, Elara Capital reports after visitng Madhya Pradesh We recently visited the Malwa region in MP to gauge the mood of farmers and ascertain overall demand for agri-input in the Rabi season. Soft Q3FY19 for agri-inputs Sales in Q3FY19 dropped by 10-20% for agrochemical dealers Major crops in this region are soyabean during the Kharif season and wheat during the Rabi season. Apart from this, garlic, onion, potatoes, peas, chilli and chana also are grown in the Rabi season. However, due to low crop prices of garlic, onion and chana, farmers have started planting wheat. As a result, wheat sowing has increased by 20% YoY The Malwa belt is herbicides heavy, forming ~65-70% of total agrochemicals consumed in the region. As a result, herbicides consumption has been healthy this year. Rising labor cost also has led to increased consumption.§ However, this ...
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Sugar production could fall 21.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
There are wide spread apprehensions that India’s sugar production might fall in 2019-20 as farmers are struggling to plant cane, thanks to a drought like situation in two of the country’s top sugar cane producing states. If it so happens, the drop in production would not only slash exports from the world’s second-biggest sugar producer, it would also support global prices that have fallen nearly 15 per cent so far in 2018. Interestingly, around mid-2018, it was expected that sugar output in India would reach a record level as timely showers helped boost yields in the world’s top consumer. Around April-May, 2018, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) expected that production may total 31.5 million metric tonne in the year that began on October 1, against 29.5 million tonne, as estimated in March, 2018 and the previous record of 28.36 million tonne in 2006-07. That’s not all. Analysts had thought at that time (April-May, 2018) that a bigger harvest in the world’s second-largest producer might further ...
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No liquor sale in Rajasthan after 8 pm 20.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
No liquor sale in Rajasthan after 8 pm
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