Agri Reforms


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Farm bills have potential to be a notable step forward for Agri reforms: IMF
Farm bills have potential to be a notable step forward for Agri reforms: IMF
The measures will enable farmers to directly contract with sellers and allow them to retain a greater share of the surplus, the IMF said
India News Network | Fri, Jan 15

New York Times needs to be fair; India’s farm laws aim at farmers’ betterment
New York Times needs to be fair; India’s farm laws aim at farmers’ betterment
There is a serious attempt, through these farm laws, to make agriculture an attractive option for educated youth too
Ashutosh Vashishth, India News Network | Mon, Jan 11

US Congressman welcomes Indian Government efforts in engaging with the protesting farmers
US Congressman welcomes Indian Government efforts in engaging with the protesting farmers
The comment was made by Andy Levin while addressing the US House of Representatives
India News Network | Thu, Dec 31

Farmers' demand can be examined by a committee, government says at 6th round of talks
Farmers' demand can be examined by a committee, government says at 6th round of talks
Both sides need to take steps forward to arrive at an amicable solution, said Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
India News Network | Wed, Dec 30

PM Modi flags off 100th Kisan Rail, carrying farm produce from Maharashtra to West Bengal
PM Modi flags off 100th Kisan Rail, carrying farm produce from Maharashtra to West Bengal
Perishable rail cargo centers are being constructed in the vicinity of railway stations where farmers can store their produce
India News Network | Mon, Dec 28

Farmer’s protest: Government invites representatives for talk on Wednesday
Farmer’s protest: Government invites representatives for talk on Wednesday
Committed to resolve issues, we invite farmers for talks on Wednesday 2pm, says government.
India News Network | Mon, Dec 28

MSP and APMC mandis to continue, farmers given a new option: PM Modi explains farm laws
MSP and APMC mandis to continue, farmers given a new option: PM Modi explains farm laws
Consultations for the agricultural reform laws had been on for the last 20-22 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said
India News Network | Fri, Dec 18

Govt steps in to help sugarcane farmers, assistance of Rs 3,500 crore cleared by Union Cabinet
Govt steps in to help sugarcane farmers, assistance of Rs 3,500 crore cleared by Union Cabinet
This decision will benefit five crore sugarcane farmers and their dependents, as well as five lakh workers, the government said
India News Network | Wed, Dec 16

Farmers are being misled about agricultural reforms: PM Modi
Farmers are being misled about agricultural reforms: PM Modi
The government is committed to farmers' welfare and will keep addressing their concerns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said
India News Network | Tue, Dec 15

Government committed to the welfare of farmers: PM Narendra Modi
Government committed to the welfare of farmers: PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for greater private sector investment in areas like supply chain, cold storage and fertilizers
India News Network | Sat, Dec 12

India’s farmer protests: Why Canada needs to get its messaging right
India’s farmer protests: Why Canada needs to get its messaging right
The new laws are an opportunity for Canadian companies to engage with India
India News Network | Thu, Dec 10

Government always open for dialogue with farmers' unions: Agriculture Minister
Government always open for dialogue with farmers' unions: Agriculture Minister
Minimum Support Price (MSP) and Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees (APMCs) will continue, the government has reiterated
India News Network | Thu, Dec 10

Center assures ‘history won’t be repeated’ amid rising farmers’ agitation
Center assures ‘history won’t be repeated’ amid rising farmers’ agitation
“The agricultural reforms in the past few days have also now opened new doors of possibilities for our farmers," PM Modi
India News Network | Mon, Dec 7

Amid farmers’ protest, stubble burning remains an issue
Amid farmers’ protest, stubble burning remains an issue
The problem of crop residue burning remains as it triggers global warming and causes serious threats to health
India News Network | Mon, Dec 7

Government to hold next round of talks with farmers on December 9
Government to hold next round of talks with farmers on December 9
The central government is willing to walk shoulder to shoulder with the farmers and resolve farm-related issues amicably
India News Network | Sun, Dec 6

Amidst protests by Punjab farmers, farmers from other states come out in support of farm laws
Amidst protests by Punjab farmers, farmers from other states come out in support of farm laws
Many farmers have emphasized that the middlemen will be eliminated and farmers will be benefitted
India News Network | Sat, Dec 5

FEATURED

Farmers are unnecessarily worried about farm laws
Farmers are unnecessarily worried about farm laws
Newly enacted farm laws promise to change the course of farmers’ life in India
Shankar Kumar, India News Network | Wed, Dec 9

Expert Opinion: How farm protest politics is ignoring farmers’ interests
Expert Opinion: How farm protest politics is ignoring farmers’ interests
The three new farm laws are in the interest of the farmers, and repealing these will lead to farmers to lose thrice over
India News Network | Sat, Dec 5

Videos

How the new farm laws are actually beneficial for farmers
How the new farm laws are actually beneficial for farmers
The three Acts are revolutionary and would boost infrastructure in the agriculture sector, experts at a recent webinar said
India News Network Video Desk | Sat, Dec 12

Disinformation

No! 25,000 Shaurya Chakra awardees have not returned their medals to support farmers
No! 25,000 Shaurya Chakra awardees have not returned their medals to support farmers
A report to this effect is malicious and aimed at damaging the reputation of the country's armed forces, the central government has said
India News Network | Tue, Dec 15

Protesting farmers never treated badly; ‘Toronto Star’ fabrications exposed
Protesting farmers never treated badly; ‘Toronto Star’ fabrications exposed
The daily heaps praise on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for speaking out against the treatment of protesting farmers in India by police
Shankar Kumar, India News Network | Tue, Dec 8

Infographics

Minimum Support Price to farmers: Huge jump between 2013-14 and 2020-21
Minimum Support Price to farmers: Huge jump between 2013-14 and 2020-21
The Minimum Support Price (MSP) paid for procurement of different crops have shown an impressive and consistent rise during this period
India News Network Infographics Desk | Fri, Dec 18

PM Modi clears the air on MSP paid to farmers for agricultural produce
PM Modi clears the air on MSP paid to farmers for agricultural produce
Speaking in Varanasi on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave out procurement prices paid to farmers
India News Network Infographics Desk | Wed, Dec 2