19 Dec 2014
Ahmedabad: Around 20 Congress workers including an MLA were on Friday detained by local police at Amreli town in Saurashtra region as a precautionary measure to stop them from staging protests at a government function attended by two state ministers.
26 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has said the country needs to support Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s moves to reboot the Indian economy.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Thursday slammed the BJP-led government for failing to bailout farmers from an agrarian crisis.Initiating the discussion on the issue in the upper house Thursday, Congress leader Anand Sharma urged government to formulate a national policy to protect the interests of farmers by increasing minimum support price (MSP) and supporting them to increase country's food production.
02 Jun 2012
Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday rejected outright the Rs.170 per quintal proposed hike in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy and Rs.800 for cotton.
14 Apr 2011
Despite the protest from Ministry of Food, the Central government on Wednesday had to buckle under the demand of state governments to pay a bonus of Rs 50 per quintal on the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 1,120 on wheat.
07 Oct 2011
In a major move, the Ministry of Agriculture has given green signal to the proposal of Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) to hike the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat here on Thursday.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today increased the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 50 to Rs 1,410 per quintal for this year.
30 Oct 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday asked the Union Government to "upwardly revise" the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat for the forthcoming season.
18 Dec 2014
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress threatened to disrupt the forthcoming 'Vibrant Gujarat Summit' today, if both the Centre as well as the state government did not solve the issue of Minimum Support Price (MSP) of cotton within eight days.
08 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The government will not rush into fixing a minimum import price (MIP) for certain steel products, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.