Punjab CM to discuss legal guarantee to MSP, farm debt at NITI Aayog meet

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said he will raise several issues, including a legal guarantee to the minimum support price (MSP) for crops and farm debt, at the NITI Aayog governing council meeting in Delhi on Sunday. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, Mann slammed his predecessors Charanjit Singh Channi and Amarinder … Read more

To promote crop diversification, Chhattisgarh govt to procure pulses at MSP

To propel farmers to take pulse crops, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to procure ‘arhar’, ‘urad’ and ‘moong’ at minimum support price (MSP) in the current kharif marketing season 2022-23. While farmers will get Rs 6,600 for a quintal of ‘arhar’ (pigeon pea), ‘urad’ (black gram), those selling ‘moong’ … Read more

MSP Recovery Scores Another Appeals Court Victory Against Auto Insurers

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! A Florida law firm that has made a lucrative business out of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act – and disrupted the auto insurance industry in the process – has scored another victory at the federal appeals court level. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided … Read more

SKM leaders question composition of MSP panel, may give it a miss

The three slots the Centre has kept vacant for the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) in the 29-member high-powered panel formed to make the Minimum Support Price (MSP) mechanism more effective and transparent, are unlikely to be filled by the farm grouping because of reservations of the composition of the committee and … Read more

Govt forms panel to make MSP more transparent and effective after 8 months

The government has notified a committee to make “more effective and transparent” Minimum Support Price (MSP), eight months after it promised to set up such a panel while withdrawing the three contentious farm laws. The panel, headed by former agriculture secretary Sanjay Agrawal, will have 26 members including farmer … Read more

Eight months after rolling back farm laws, Centre sets up MSP panel

Nearly eight months after the government repealed the three controversial farm Acts, it has constituted a high-powered panel under the chairmanship of former agriculture secretary Sanjay Agarwal to make the minimum support price (MSP) mechanism more effective and transparent as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his televised address announcing … Read more

Tikait warns of ‘agriculture hartal’ in India to press for MSP guarantee

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday warned of a “country-wide agriculture hartal” if the demand for a legally guaranteed minimum support price (MSP) was not met by the Narendra Modi government. Tikait, who is on a three-day tour of Bihar, also urged Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to restore the … Read more

Top headlines: Cabinet hikes paddy MSP; masks made mandatory on flights

Govt hikes MSP for paddy, other kharif crops as sowing season begins The government on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 100 to Rs 2,040 per quintal for the 2022-23 crop year. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister … Read more

Govt hikes MSP for paddy, other kharif crops as sowing season begins

The government on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 100 to Rs 2,040 per quintal for the 2022-23 crop year. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the increase in MSP for all mandated Kharif (summer) crops … Read more