Centre to table bill to repeal farm laws in Lok Sabha today
The PM, in his address, had appealed to farmers to end the stir. However, upping the ante, farmer groups retorted that the protest will be withdrawn only when the Centre formulates a law on MSP.
UP paddy farmers earn ₹34,000/acre less: AIKS forges divide before polls
The farmer group demands a law to make procurement at MSP rates, using the formula by the Swaminathan Commission.
Farm laws: Farmer groups remind guaranteed MSP still pending
Farmer groups welcome the decision but have said the demand for a statutory guarantee of remunerative prices for all agricultural produce for all farmers remains unfulfilled.
Budget 2021: FM tries to appease farmers’ angst
In an attempt to make peace with farmers amid the ongoing protests over farm laws, Sitharaman proposes an increase in agricultural credit target to ₹16.5 lakh crore in FY22.
Bharat Bandh: Mixed response, protest goes on
The Bharat bandh on Tuesday, December 8 went of peacefully. Fortune India travelled across NCR in order to photograph the progress of the bandh, and also to chronicle the mood in the protest sites.
Winter of discontent: Farmers intensify protest
Farmers, especially from the neighbouring states, have assembled near the Delhi border for a protest. Fortune India visited the epicentre to chronicle its growing intensity.
Reforms necessary to make India self-reliant
In the time of Covid-19, policies and regulations need to be overhauled to achieve the goal of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
Covid-19: A two-pronged attack to save the economy
The government is using its fiscal and monetary firepower to lessen the pain for individuals, companies, and the broader economy from slipping into a recession. But will it be enough?
Modi govt does a poll vault in Interim Budget
Govt announces major sops for farm sector, middle class and SMEs; unveils vision for next 10 years.
Ethanol could be the answer to the sugar crisis
The sugar industry is in the throes of a major crisis because of a glut in sugarcane production. Immediate government’s intervention can help mitigate a disaster in the making.