Arhtiyas call off strike after Punjab govt modifies software allowing them to get paid for foodgrain procurement from farmers
The Arhtiyas withdrew the strike after the CM assured them that they will remain an integral part of the food grain procurement system
Punjab farmers refuse direct payment of MSP, arhtiyas and labourers stage protests and block sale of food grains at mandis
Majdoor Union leader in Punjab said that if centre's direct benefit transfer scheme is implemented, it will destroy farmers
Union government to enhance distribution of fortified rice to fight malnutrition, production to be doubled in the country
Fortified rice will also be distributed through Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) & Mid-Day Meal Scheme
If such trends continue, countries which traditionally import rice from Thailand and Vietnam might eventually turn towards India.
‘Govt is paying MSP much higher than market price for some crops’: Nitin Gadkari speaks on farm reforms, ethanol fuel and more
Nitin Gadkari talked about EVs, ethanol production, MSMEs and more in an interview with the Indian Express.
Kejriwal govt quietly notifies one of the three farm laws in Delhi while crying ‘injustice’ to farmers amid protests
While Arvind Kejriwal and his party leaders are busy extending support to protesting 'farmers' from Punjab, his government in Delhi very quietly notified one of the three farm laws he opposes.
BJP leader Tajinder Bagga says Arvind Kejriwal govt is stealing food meant to go to the poor during lockdown: Read details
Tajinder Bagga shared video showing food grain kept locked in a school, which were to be distributed among poor people during lockdown
Food Corporation of India fact-checks Scroll, calls out its deliberately misleading report claiming 65 lakh tonnes food grains wasted amid lockdown
The FCI has slammed Scroll after the latter published a report claiming that India had let 65 lakh tonnes of grains go to waste.
Cabinet approves Atmanirbhar Bharat package for the allocation of food grains, 8 crore migrant workers to benefit
The State governments will be identifying the migrants, distribute the grains, and will be conducting the complete implementation of the scheme.