Farm exports rose 16.9% in April-Feb. FY21

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr India exported agricultural commodities worth ₹2.74 lakh crore till February of the 2020-21 fiscal, a 16.9% increase from ₹2.31 lakh crore in the year earlier, notwithstanding the pandemic, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. Similarly, imports of agriculture and allied commodities increased by 3% to ₹1,41,034 crore during the April-February period of 2020-21 […]

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Government bulldozed three farm laws, agriculture can’t be run sitting in Delhi: Sharad Pawar

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The NCP supremo said the Centre has passed farm bills on the basis of their own strength in Parliament, didn’t consult the States and that’s why all the problems started NCP supremo and former agriculture minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday accused the Centre of bulldozing three new farm laws without consulting States and […]

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Special Kerala Assembly session on December 23 for resolution against farm laws

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Finance Minister Thomas Isaac in a tweet said Kerala was in “total solidarity” with the farmers’ struggle and the session would discuss and ‘reject’ the laws. A special session of the Kerala Assembly is being convened on December 23 to discuss the three contentious central farm laws and pass a resolution against the […]

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Interest on interest waiver: Crop, tractor loans not part of ex-gratia relief scheme | India Business News – Times of India

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr NEW DELHI: Agriculture and allied activity loans are not eligible for the interest on interest waiver announced by the government last week, the finance ministry has clarified. Issuing additional frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the ‘scheme for grant of ex-gratia payment of difference between compound interest and simple interest’, it said credit card […]

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Rajasthan to become second State to reject farm laws

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Special session of the State Assembly will be convened shortly to discuss impact of the contentious laws on farmers Rajasthan is likely to become the second Congress-ruled State after Punjab to formally reject the Centre’s farm Acts being opposed by large sections of agriculturists across the country. A special session of the State […]

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