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How Modi hacks EVMs, part 7: Going from Congress’ 35% neem-coated Urea to 100%, eliminating pilferage, to soil health cards and more. How Farmers...

When Prime Minister Modi announced that his government aims to double the farmer’s income by the year 2022, many mocked him.

Samyukt Kisan Morcha announces Jana Mahapanchayat across India to protest against BJP ahead of Lok Sabha polls

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has decided to convene a Jana Mahapanchayat across India asking BJP to explain why farmers peaceful protest was stopped

‘They are ending MSP under WTO policy’: As farmers justify demand to exit WTO, read how India is resisting western pressure to reduce farm...

‘Under WTO policy, they are working to end MSP’, Farmer leader Jagjit Singh Dallewal justifies demand to withdraw India from WTO

National Editor of LiveMint who won an award for Financial journalism makes bizarre excuse for MSP, comparing it to MRP of products sold by...

The ’award-winning’ journalist, however, conveniently ignored the difference between the MSP and MRP. Firstly, it is important to understand what MSP is and how it is computed. The Minimum Support Price is the guaranteed price at which central and state governments, as well as their agencies, purchase food grains from farmers.

Modi govt hikes Fair and Remunerative Price of sugarcane payable by sugar mills, says move to benefit 5 crore sugarcane farmers

It added that the decision is going to benefit more than 5 crore sugarcane farmers (including family members) and lakhs of other persons involved in the sugar sector.

Haryana: 80 ‘farmers’ detained on their way to Delhi, protestors gear up with gas masks, bulldozers, modified tractors despite police and HC orders

The farmers in the Punjab Haryana border who are gearing up to reach Delhi to talk to the government over the guaranteed MSP issues, have begun donning gas masks and fortified gear to face the police. This is a week after the farmers failed to cross the border given the heavy police presence.

‘Don’t give protesters services of equipment’: Haryana DGP warns JCB, poclain operators & owners as farmers take heavy machines to ‘move barricades’ at border

Videos shared on social media show heavy machinery being taken by protesters to the Haryana border. The person filming the video can be heard saying that the poclain machine is being carried to move the barricades put up at the Shambhu border.

“Not in favour, we reject it…”: Farmer leaders on Centre’s proposal over MSP

After the fourth round of talks, General Secretary of Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee Sarvan Singh Pandher asserted that the farmers will continue to move forward with the 'Delhi Chalo' march on February 21 adding that the discussion will also be held on the proposal proposed by the government on MSP.

Breakthrough in fourth round of Centre-farmers talks: Govt proposes 5-year plan for purchase of crops at MSP, ‘Delhi Chalo’ march halted temporarily

Union Minister Piyush Goyal highlighted the proposal's focus on diversification into pulses, cotton and maize with MSP assurances without limitations on the quantity.

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