MSP

  • Growth will not be less than 5 pc in 201314, says Chidambaram February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday expressed confidence that the economic growth rate for the current financial year will be revised to not less than 5 per cent. "I am confident that the final estimate will be not less than 5 per cent for the whole year," Chidambaram said,...
  • Rajasthan government took several profarmer steps :Gehlot April 14, 2013

    Jaipur: The state government has taken several steps in favour of farmers, including no increase in power tariff for five years, but the opposition BJP has labelled us as antifarmers, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Saturday. "An important decision of not increasing the power tariff for farmers for...
  • Recast Constitution, scrap central schemes, says Badal March 19, 2013

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday called for a nationwide political initiative to recast the Constitution along federal lines, scrapping of all central schemes and provisions for direct transfer of 50 per cent of central taxes to states. Winding up the debate on the motion of thanks...
  • Andhra farmers threaten to go on crop holiday June 9, 2011

    Hyderabad: Farmers in Andhra Pradesh are battling a paddy crisis. While many farmers have resorted to distress sale of their bumper crop below the Minimum Support Price (MSP), others even threatened to go on a crop holiday, which means, they will not sow paddy this kharif season, work as NREGA...