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Modi govt asks names of 5 farmer leaders for panel to discuss MSP, SKM to decide on 4 Dec

Farmer leader Darshan Pal said the names will be decided during the SKM meeting on 4 December. The request comes a day after Parliament passed a Bill to repeal the farm laws.

Punjab farmer leaders say Modi govt must reply to demands by tomorrow, call SKM meet on 1 Dec

The farmers had put forth six demands, including legal guarantee for MSP, withdrawal of cases against farmers and compensation for those who died during the agitation.

Farm laws, MSP, fuel price –– Opposition demands govt action on 15 issues at all-party meet

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge slammed PM Modi for skipping meeting, saying he was supposed to head it to address issues.

Bhangra, blood donation at Singhu on 1 yr of protests, but farm agitation to go on over MSP

Thousands of farmers across Punjab, Haryana reached Singhu to show support. Some were happy about the announced repeal of farm laws, others cautious until passage in Parliament.

MSP won’t bankrupt India. It’s complex, but so is disinvestment

Debunking six myths about the MSP for BJP and allies, free-market wallahs and ecological warriors.

Why legal guarantee for MSP — the other demand of protesting farmers — is a lose-lose proposal

After the repeal of farm laws, protesting farmers now want govt to make MSP a legal guarantee for all 23 crops covered under the safety-net framework.

Congress has created a Punjab-like crisis in Rajasthan. Party needs a decisive leadership

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Committee will be formed to make MSP for farmers more transparent & effective, says PM Modi

Modi said the committee will also take decisions on promoting zero budgeting-based agriculture, evolving crop patterns as per the changing needs of India.

Haryana’s deficit payment scheme still a work in progress, I learnt in my mandi visits

Farmers, farm leaders, economists and policy makers would do well to study this scheme carefully as it shows a possible path to the future.

PM Modi should express grief in Parliament on death of protesting farmers: Rakesh Tikait

Slamming the Centre over the Minimum Support Price (MSP) issue, Tikait alleged that the assurance that the system would continue is 'only on paper' while farmers want it in reality.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

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Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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