Sep 18, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Politicking aside, it will all boil down to whether India’s millions of small and marginal farmers end up securing a stronger bargaining power.
- May 16, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra breaks down the amendments in the Essential Commodities Act
- Jul 05, 2019 11:49 AM IST
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.
- Apr 29, 2019 03:20 PM IST
Stanford Masters gets in a conversation Moneycontrol's Vaibhavi Khanwalkar to find out why the multinational corporation is suing these four farmers.
- Feb 01, 2019 01:37 PM IST
The scheme will benefit 12 crore farmer families and will cost the public exchequer Rs 75,000 crore
- Nov 29, 2018 06:04 PM IST
Here's a roundup of key updates in commodities market
- Nov 23, 2018 03:35 PM IST
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."
- Aug 07, 2018 01:27 PM IST
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.
- Apr 04, 2018 05:04 PM IST
Manisha Gupta tells us why Skymet forecast of a normal monsoon may not really be good news for Indian farmers.
- Aug 01, 2017 06:28 PM IST
Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (CFCL) will commission its brown-field project in Kota, Rajasthan by January 2019, Parliament was informed.
- Jul 03, 2017 01:20 PM IST
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.
- Apr 11, 2017 07:23 PM IST
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.
- Apr 05, 2017 01:57 PM IST
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.
- Mar 15, 2017 02:02 PM IST
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.
- Feb 02, 2017 10:30 PM IST
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.
- Feb 02, 2017 04:51 PM IST
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.
- Jan 10, 2017 09:47 AM IST
Fertiliser stocks are buzzing ahead of the Budget on expectations of government focus on agriculture.
- Jan 05, 2017 09:19 AM IST
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.
- Dec 26, 2016 08:54 PM IST
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.
- Nov 29, 2016 10:42 AM IST
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.
- Nov 25, 2016 06:55 PM IST
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.
- Nov 25, 2016 06:55 PM IST
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.
- Nov 25, 2016 01:53 PM IST
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.
- Nov 23, 2016 11:28 AM IST
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.
- Nov 22, 2016 10:08 PM IST
Farmers in Rajasthan have welcomed PM Narendra Modi's decision of banning big notes, saying he has done this for country's benefit.