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Last updated: 23 Feb, 2017  
 Agriculture


Stop driving farmers to misery, CPI-M urges Centre
SME Times News Bureau | 09 Jun, 2017
Blaming the "callous attitude" of the Modi and BJP state governments for farmer protests in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, the CPI-M has called for an immediate end to policies that cause misery to peasants.
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Agitating Maharashtra farmers threaten 'rail blockade' on Tuesday
SME Times News Bureau | 09 Jun, 2017
Virtually rejecting Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assurance of coming up with the ‘biggest farm loan waiver in history, farmers groups on Thursday served a two-day ultimatum to the Maharashtra government to accept their demands, failing which they threatened the agitation would be intensified with a ‘rail blockade next Tuesday.
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Madhya Pradesh announces Rs 1,000 cr fund for farmers
SME Times News Bureau | 06 Jun, 2017
In order to help the farmers, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday announced a Rs 1,000 crore stabilization fund.
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Tea production at new high in 2016-17
SME Times News Bureau | 03 Jun, 2017
India's tea production touched a new high in 2016-17, reaching 1,250.49 million kilogram -- an increase of 1.41 per cent over the corresponding year-ago figure, the Tea Board said on Friday.
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Farmers should anticipate market demand: Minister
SME Times News Bureau | 27 May, 2017
Farmers should not follow the sheep mentality of going with the same crop trend which has done well in a particular period but should anticipate the market for their produce, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs C.R. Chaudhary said on Friday.
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Cabinet nod for hike in sugarcane FRP
SME Times News Bureau | 25 May, 2017
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved fixing Rs 255 per quintal, as the fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane for the 2017-18 season, a hike of nearly 11 per cent.
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Odisha forms team to check distress onion sale
SME Times News Bureau | 25 May, 2017
In order to check distress sale of onion, the Odisha government on Wednesday formed a three-member team to take stock of the situation and suggest remedial measures.
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Centre restores sugar subsidy under antyodaya scheme
SME Times News Bureau | 16 May, 2017
Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said the government had decided to restore subsidy to states on sale of sugar to poor families covered under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) through the PDS.
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Centre approves procurement of one lakh tons of 'toor'
SME Times News Bureau | 09 May, 2017
The Central government on Monday approved purchase of one lakh tonnes of toor dal (pigeon pea) from Maharashtra's farmers, an official statement said.
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Firm on taxing farm income, Debroy says onus on states
SME Times News Bureau | 05 May, 2017
Undeterred by the raging row stoked by his comments, NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy is sticking to his guns that agricultural income should be taxed and says that the onus for this must be on the state governments.
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