Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicFarm reforms

Topic: Farm reforms

Modi’s reform momentum has finally hit a wall

The reversal of farm laws and a possible stalling of the new labour codes could be the beginning of two years of inertia as India gets closer to the 2024 elections.

Stan Swamy’s death tragic. Courts must reflect on UAPA’s draconian bail provisions

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Farm income could see ‘massive increase’ in a few years with agritech help, report says

Bain and Company report says technological and regulatory changes could see agri sector value grow by $30-35 billion by 2025.

Direct payments to farmers will work if govts can be agile, flexible like arhatiyas

If the Modi govt wants to strengthen terms of engagement of farmers in markets, it must replace the need for multiple services that arhatiyas provide farmers.

Even Montek panel wanted to reform Punjab farming like Modi govt. But Amarinder got cold feet

The committee, appointed to recommend post-Covid economic strategy, criticised APMCs’ hold on agriculture and wanted more private players in its marketing.

India can grow in double digits in post-Covid decade, but needs more reforms — Panagariya

Speaking to ThePrint, ex-NITI Aayog vice-chief Arvind Panagariya calls for privatisation of public firms, trade liberalisation & more relaxation in labour laws by states, but no Covid cess.

Off The Cuff with Dr Rupinder Singh Sodhi

Watch this conversation between ThePrint's Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta and Amul's managing director R.S. Sodhi, as they discuss farming, farm reforms, the country's changing consumption habits and Amul's future business plans at length. Sodhi argues that the three farm laws passed last year are beneficial for the farmers but the government has failed in communicating their benefits. Politicisation of...

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk missiles for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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