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Prasanna Mohanty
September 21, 2020
Contrary to Centre's claims, a parallel private market for farm produce and negation of states' regulatory power are aimed at helping private businesses at the cost of farmers. The last thing distressed farmers need is exposure to unregulated market forces


PTI
September 21, 2020
The CM vowed to fight till his last breath to protect the interests of the state's farmers, according to a statement


Anup Jayaram
September 20, 2020
Akhil who has been part of the top management of Bharti Enterprises is the best bet on anything to do with numbers. Here Gupta draws the reader through three sections in the book at a managerial level


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 20, 2020
Farmers across several states are up in arms against the three contentious farm-sector bills tabled by the government in Parliament - Farmers' Produce Trade And Commerce (Promotion And Facilitation) Bill; The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill; and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill. Various farmers' organisations have expressed apprehension that the three bills will pave a way for dismantling the minimum support price system, leaving them at the 'mercy' of big corporates. Extensive protests spread across states like Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the past few days. Watch the video for more.Also Read: 'Watershed moment' in history of Indian agriculture: PM Modi on passing of farm bills


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2020
The Prime Minister says for decades, Indian farmers have been bound by various constraints and bullied by middlemen; these bills passed by Parliament will liberate farmers from such adversities, says the PM


PTI
September 20, 2020
Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa, who hails from Punjab, describes the proposed laws as \"ill-conceived and ill-timed\" and says his party \"completely rejects\" them. He says the bills are against land owners across the country, especially those of Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh


PTI
September 19, 2020
The Lower House later approved the first batch of the supplementary demands for grants, mainly to enable the government meet expenses for combating the COVID-19 pandemic


Joe C Mathew
September 18, 2020
Farmer leaders want the government to introduce an assurance of minimum support price (MSP) for agricultural crops in the Bill itself instead of giving verbal promises


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
Farm bills 2020: PM Modi said that the government is committed to help farmers get the right prices through Minimum Support Price amid massive protests over the three bills that were passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday


Sonal Khetarpal
September 18, 2020
Flexing It's cofounder and CEO Chandrika Pasricha says the numbers of firms looking at hiring consultants on their platform has increased by a whopping 75% in FY20, driven largely by large corporates and enterprises clients


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the \"grave flaw\" in the ordinances passed in Lok Sabha is that they don't specify that the price which the farmer gets shall not be less than the MSP


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
India Stock Market Highlights Today: Sun Pharma, followed by Tech Mahindra, Tata Steel, TCS, Titan, PowerGrid, NTPC, Reliance Industries and Asian Paints were among the top gainers on Sensex today. On the other hand, HUL, Bajaj Auto, Maruti and Nestle India were among the laggards


BusinessToday.In
September 17, 2020
Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal announced in the Lok Sabha that Harsimrat Kaur Badal will quit the Modi government to protest against the three farm bills


Prasanna Mohanty
September 17, 2020
It would be naive to expect agriculture providing jobs to about 43% of the workforce and sustaining 70% of the population living in rural India with a meagre share of 14.5% in national income (GDP) to drive growth, especially when it is going through unprecedented job and income loss


BusinessToday.In
September 16, 2020
As per the report, advancement in sowing has led to buoyant demand for agricultural inputs in the first quarter of this fiscal, albeit on a low base


PTI
September 16, 2020
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, an ally of the ruling BJP, spoke about \"misgivings\" and \"doubts\" among farmers on the bill and two other proposed legislations related to the farm sector


BusinessToday.In
September 5, 2020
Decline in India's GDP during June quarter was a result of stringent lockdown imposed across the country, claimed Finance Ministry in Economic Review report for August


Reuters
September 4, 2020
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.3% and looked set to snap a six-week winning streak with its biggest weekly loss since April. Japan's benchmark Nikkei share average closed down 1.1%


PTI
September 4, 2020
As about 10 lakh people have returned to the state due to pandemic situation across the state, Patnaik said, adding that MSME sector has a major role to provide employment to the migrant workers


BusinessToday.In
September 2, 2020
India's overall fuel sale in June reached 88 per cent of the pre-COVID-19 levels as lockdown restrictions were ease


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