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  • Congress, states, Planning Commission all wanted agri reforms; what changed now? Sep 18, 2020 12:50 PM IST

    Congress, states, Planning Commission all wanted agri reforms; what changed now?

    Politicking aside, it will all boil down to whether India’s millions of small and marginal farmers end up securing a stronger bargaining power.

  • Explained | Amendments to Essential Commodities Act May 16, 2020 10:28 AM IST

    Explained | Amendments to Essential Commodities Act

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra breaks down the amendments​ in the Essential Commodities Act

  • Budget 2019 | 10,000 new farmer producer organisations to be set up, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman Jul 05, 2019 11:49 AM IST

    Budget 2019 | 10,000 new farmer producer organisations to be set up, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    She also announced that the government would invest widely in agricultural infrastructure and support private entrepreneurships in driving value-addition to farmers' produce from the field.

  • Reporter's Take | Why PepsiCo’s tussle with Gujarat farmers has become a hot potato Apr 29, 2019 03:20 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Why PepsiCo’s tussle with Gujarat farmers has become a hot potato

    Stanford Masters gets in a conversation Moneycontrol's Vaibhavi Khanwalkar to find out why the multinational corporation is suing these four farmers.

  • Budget 2019 | Piyush Goyal announces annual income support scheme of Rs 6,000 to allay farmer woes Feb 01, 2019 01:37 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | Piyush Goyal announces annual income support scheme of Rs 6,000 to allay farmer woes

    The scheme will benefit 12 crore farmer families and will cost the public exchequer Rs 75,000 crore

  • Commodities@Moneycontrol | Roundup of key happenings in the market Nov 29, 2018 06:04 PM IST

    Commodities@Moneycontrol | Roundup of key happenings in the market

    Here's a roundup of key updates in commodities market

  • All India Kisan Sabha accuses Yogi govt of diverting attention from 'rural distress' Nov 23, 2018 03:35 PM IST

    All India Kisan Sabha accuses Yogi govt of diverting attention from 'rural distress'

    Dharampal Singh, the president of Kisan Sabha's Uttar Pradesh unit, said it was impossible for the state and the central government to fulfill their pre-poll commitments to farmers "simply because funds have dried up... they have been diverted to non farmer segments within the agriculture sector."

  • 1.11 crore farmers register on e-NAM to sell produce online Aug 07, 2018 01:27 PM IST

    1.11 crore farmers register on e-NAM to sell produce online

    Singh said in the Lok Sabha that farmers wishing to join e-NAM platform need to register themselves on e-NAM portal and can sell their produce on e-NAM platform in any e-NAM mandi of their choice.

  • Commodities@Moneycontrol: Why Skymet forecast of a normal monsoon may not enthuse farmers Apr 04, 2018 05:04 PM IST

    Commodities@Moneycontrol: Why Skymet forecast of a normal monsoon may not enthuse farmers

    Manisha Gupta tells us why Skymet forecast of a normal monsoon may not really be good news for Indian farmers.

  • Chambal Fertilisers to commission Kota plant by Jan 2019: Govt Aug 01, 2017 06:28 PM IST

    Chambal Fertilisers to commission Kota plant by Jan 2019: Govt

    Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (CFCL) will commission its brown-field project in Kota, Rajasthan by January 2019, Parliament was informed.

  • Supreme Court stays High Court debt relief order for Tamil Nadu farmers Jul 03, 2017 01:20 PM IST

    Supreme Court stays High Court debt relief order for Tamil Nadu farmers

    In its April order, the High Court had asked the Tamil Nadu government to waive farm loans obtained by all farmers, instead of limiting the benefit only to those owning less than five acres of land.

  • In second Cabinet meet, Yogi Adityanath focuses on electricity and farmers Apr 11, 2017 07:23 PM IST

    In second Cabinet meet, Yogi Adityanath focuses on electricity and farmers

    The UP government is planning to sign an MoU with the Centre for 'power to all' scheme to ensure that there is power supply in various parts of the state.

  • V-Mart Retail upbeat on double-digit same store sales growth next fiscal Apr 05, 2017 01:57 PM IST

    V-Mart Retail upbeat on double-digit same store sales growth next fiscal

    Money spent during election time had increased spending and now with this loan waiver and other policies, the consumer sentiment will improve further and therefore spending will continue to improve, said Lalit Agarwal of V-Mart Retail.

  • Farm loan waivers upset credit discipline: SBI Chairman Mar 15, 2017 02:02 PM IST

    Farm loan waivers upset credit discipline: SBI Chairman

    Ahead of the recently concluded assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP had promised to bring in a loan waiver scheme for farmers in the state, if its voted to power.

  • Budget 2017: India is open for biz, says Piyush Goyal to investors Feb 02, 2017 10:30 PM IST

    Budget 2017: India is open for biz, says Piyush Goyal to investors

    India is open for business and now the ball is in your court, said Piyush Goyal, while talking to people about the Union Budget that was presented yesterday. He said that it depends on the entrepreneurs whether they are willing to take the first mover advantage.

  • Govt needs to reduce risk, increase reward for farmers: Pro Feb 02, 2017 04:51 PM IST

    Govt needs to reduce risk, increase reward for farmers: Pro

    The government in its Budget has given attention to rural and farm reforms, which was needed, said Siraj A Chaudhry, CMD of the Cargill India.

  • Passed on benefits of low prices to farmers: RCF Jan 10, 2017 09:47 AM IST

    Passed on benefits of low prices to farmers: RCF

    Fertiliser stocks are buzzing ahead of the Budget on expectations of government focus on agriculture.

  • DBT scheme likely to be finalised in Budget, says FACT Jan 05, 2017 09:19 AM IST

    DBT scheme likely to be finalised in Budget, says FACT

    Fertiliser stocks have been buzzing on the back of expectations that the government will focus on the agriculture and rural theme in the upcoming Budget.

  • Demonetisation will hurt after Dec: Rahul Gandhi Dec 26, 2016 08:54 PM IST

    Demonetisation will hurt after Dec: Rahul Gandhi

    Terming demonetisation a 'yajna' where the poor and the labourers are "being sacrificed", Rahul Gandhi today said though the Prime Minister has assured the problems due to note ban will end by December 30, the "economic lockdown" will continue to hurt people beyond that.

  • Farmers selling produce 20% cheaper than normal: Ex-Agri Secy Nov 29, 2016 10:42 AM IST

    Farmers selling produce 20% cheaper than normal: Ex-Agri Secy

    Although demonetisation may seem like a shock for the agricultural society, Hussain says the yields may remain unchanged due to this Narendra Modi decision. The yield will instead depend on the weather.

  • Milk procurement and sales are normal: RS Sodhi Nov 25, 2016 06:55 PM IST

    Milk procurement and sales are normal: RS Sodhi

    Watch the interview of RS Sodhi of GCMMF with Manisha Gupta on CNBC-TV18. He spoke about how demonetisation has benefitted Amul and its farmers.

  • Quality of sowing may not be same as last year: Ajay Jhakar Nov 25, 2016 06:55 PM IST

    Quality of sowing may not be same as last year: Ajay Jhakar

    Watch the interview of Ajay Jakhar, Chairman of Bharat Krishak Samaj with Manisha Gupta on CNBC-TV18. He spoke about the impact of demonetisation on the farmers and farming.

  • Sakthi Sugar sees volumes lower, profitability higher in FY17 Nov 25, 2016 01:53 PM IST

    Sakthi Sugar sees volumes lower, profitability higher in FY17

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, M Manickam, Executive VC of Sakthi Sugars said no impact of demonetisation as company's payments to farmers is 100 percent via cheque.

  • Demonetisation: NABARD sanctions Rs 21,000 cr to district central co-op banks Nov 23, 2016 11:28 AM IST

    Demonetisation: NABARD sanctions Rs 21,000 cr to district central co-op banks

    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned an additional Rs 21,000 crore to district cooperative banks to enable more loans available for farmers ahead of the winter sowing season.

  • Demonetisation: How farmers in Rajasthan are affected by Modi's move? Nov 22, 2016 10:08 PM IST

    Demonetisation: How farmers in Rajasthan are affected by Modi's move?

    Farmers in Rajasthan have welcomed PM Narendra Modi's decision of banning big notes, saying he has done this for country's benefit.

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