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BusinessToday.In
October 17, 2020
The GHI severity scale determines hunger severity on a 100-point scale where zero is considered to be the best possible scale, i.e., no hunger and 100 is considered to be the worst


Mudit Kapoor Mohsin Sheikh
October 16, 2020
Modi government recently introduced three new farm bills with the promise to remedy the agricultural sector of its malaises, but these have been met with protests across India. We take a look at what promise do these bills hold for farmers


PTI
October 14, 2020
The International Monetary Fund in its annual World Economic Outlook significantly downgrades India's growth for the fiscal year 2020 to minus 10.3 per cent


PTI
October 10, 2020
Rajasthan Congress Chief Govind Singh Dotasra said that at a time when the Centre should work to eliminate coronavirus infection, \"it is working to finish farmers from the country\"


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 6, 2020
The new farm laws have brought in the concept of contract farming. The farmers seem to have divided opinions on the new farming concept, calling it non-feasible and non-sustainable due to rising prices of labour charges and fertilisers. While some seem to favour the new laws, others have rejected the decision calling it a bad move. Watch the video for more.Also Read: India Inc on a parent-subsidiary merger spree post COVID-19


Joe C Mathew
October 1, 2020
The volley of questions at Committee on Agriculture of the World Trade Organisation has come at a time when India has amended its laws to further liberalise its agricultural trade


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 30, 2020
The three new agriculture laws will shift the power centre of agriculture trading from established APMC markets to corporate players in a gradual manner. But will the transition be smooth?


BusinessToday.In
September 28, 2020
Harsimrat Kaur Badal who recently resigned from the government tweeted, 'Indeed a DARK DAY for democracy as President Kovind too refused to heed the request of 18 political parties pleading him not to sign the undemocratically passed anti-farmer bills'


Manoj Sharma
September 25, 2020
The statement from Ramesh comes amid allegations by Opposition parties, including Congress and Trinamool Congress, that the government tried to block Parliament coverage as members were discussing crucial bills like agri reform bills and labour codes in the House


BusinessToday.In
September 22, 2020
Farm bill: In the next four days, Congress chief ministers, Pradesh Congress Committee presidents, Congress legislative party leaders along with MPs, MLAs, and senior leaders will walk from the PCC office to Raj Bhavan


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 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


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2020
Chidambaram said farm bills do not contain a clause that final price a farmer will get from private purchaser should not be less than MSP; bills undermine only regulated market available to farmers without creating thousands of alternative markets, he adds


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
Once these bills will become laws, farmers can take their produce anywhere -- inter-state or intra-state -- beyond APMCs; states can't levy any fee or cess on farmers; and farmers and buyers can reach at an agreement before procuring harvest


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


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


Prasanna Mohanty
February 13, 2020
Taxing agricultural income is a politically sensitive issue; successive governments have shown little interest in taking corrective measures even while official reports have repeatedly expressed serious concerns over non-agriculturists abusing the exemption


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 31, 2020
Union Budget 2020 Live Updates: PM Modi says budget will increase income, investment, demand and consumption, and will bring new vigor in financial system and credit flow


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