He declared that the State government was ready to purchase black gram crop through the Telangana State Co-operative Marketing Federation (TS MarkFed).
Hyderabad: Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy said considering the welfare of farmers, the Centre should change its approach and take up the responsibility of...
The decision taken by the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will help farmers take a call on which kharif (summer) crop to grow.
He said what the farmers protesting against the new laws have highlighted is that there is no law on MSP, because of which traders loot them by buying crops at lower prices.
On the farm sector and the ongoing protest, Modi said, "MSP was there. MSP is there. MSP will remain in the future. Affordable ration for the poor will continue. Mandis will be modernised".
The delegation members included Sule, DMK's Kanimozhi, Shiromani Akali Dal's Harsimrat Kaur Badal and TMC's Saugata Roy.
Around 500 protesters stayed put at the UP Gate with more pouring in from western Uttar Pradesh in the night on the call of the BKU, an influential farmers' union in north India.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, a pro-farmer body, has given a nationwide call for a struggle from January 23 to 26, including rallies to Raj Bhavans (governor houses) in states.
11th round talks could not even reach a decision on the next date for the meeting as the govt also hardened its position saying it is ready to meet again once the unions agree to discuss the suspension proposal
The Centre had offered to put on hold the three laws for 12-18 months and also set up a joint committee to find solutions.
Addressing a crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee, she alleged that it was now abundantly clear that the three farm laws were prepared in haste.
Sources said police officers tried to convince the protesting farm unions to hold their tractor rally on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway instead of the Outer Ring Road, but in vain.
Says no clarity in laws if FCI will procure agri produce in future
Suryapet: Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy on Monday urged the State government to reconsider its decision of scrapping paddy procurement centres in the...
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