Minimum Support Price: News

11 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

BJP hits out Lalu's daughter over her 'jail PM' jibe

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Misa Bharti has stirred controversy with her recent remarks.

05 Apr 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Congress releases manifesto for 2024 polls, focus on 'Paanch Nyay' 

The Congress released its manifesto for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Friday.

14 Mar 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers' mahapanchayat at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan today, traffic jams likely 

After camping at Delhi's borders for a month, protesting farmers are set to march into the national capital on Thursday to take part in the "Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat" at Ramlila Maidan.

29 Feb 2024

Haryana Police

'Will cancel passport, visa': Haryana cops tell protesting farmers

The Haryana police are working to cancel passports and visas of "rowdies" for their involvement in breaking barricades and causing disturbances during the farmer protests at the Punjab border.

22 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Who was Shubkaran Singh: 22-year-old who died during farmers' protest

The death of a 22-year-old Punjab farmer during the "Delhi Chalo" protests has sparked condemnation from farmer leaders.

22 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo' march paused for 2 days after farmer's death

Farmer leaders have put the "Delhi Chalo" march on hold for two days after a protester was killed during clashes with the police at the Haryana-Punjab border.

22 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

'Committed to farmers,' PM Modi says after sugarcane FRP increase

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that his government is dedicated to fulfilling all promises made to the farmers.

21 Feb 2024


Farmers' protest resumes today: Traffic restrictions at Delhi, NCR borders

The "Delhi Chalo" farmers' protest march continued on Wednesday, following the failure of four rounds of talks with the Centre.

21 Feb 2024


Centre calls for talks, farmers tear-gassed at Punjab-Haryana border 

The Centre on Wednesday urged protesting farmers to hold the fifth round of talks, even as the agitators resumed their "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

20 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo' march to resume on Wednesday after talks fail

Farmers participating in the "Delhi Chalo" protest have turned down the Centre's new five-year plan for minimum support prices (MSP).

19 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers put protest on hold after Centre proposes MSP plan

The protesting farmers have put their "Delhi Chalo" march on hold after the Centre proposed a new five-year plan for the minimum support price (MSP) for their crops.

18 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Farmers seek ordinance for MSP ahead of talks with Centre

Ahead of the much-anticipated fourth round of talks on Sunday, agitating farmer leaders urged the central government to bring in an ordinance providing a legal guarantee for minimum support price (MSP).

17 Feb 2024

Piyush Goyal

Centre's 4th round of talks with farmers on Sunday

The Centre will likely hold the fourth round of talks with protesting farmers on Sunday.

16 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers to join widespread 'chakka jam'

Several farmers' unions have called for a "Bharat Bandh" on Friday, in solidarity with the "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

15 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

Gramin Bharat Bandh tomorrow: See what's open and what's closed

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) and central trade unions have announced a Gramin Bharat Bandh nationwide strike on Friday, in solidarity with the farmers' march to Delhi.

15 Feb 2024


Centre to hold 3rd round of talks with protesting farmers 

The Centre will hold the third round of talks with farmers in Chandigarh on Thursday.

14 Feb 2024

Central Government

Farmers resume 'Delhi Chalo' march after a day of chaos

Protesting farmers resumed their "Delhi Chalo" march on Wednesday, undettered by clashes with the police at the Punjab-Haryana border a day earlier.

13 Feb 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Farmers' protest: Delhi government refuses to convert stadium into jail

The Delhi government, led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday rejected the Centre's proposal to turn the Bawana Stadium into a "temporary jail" for farmers.

13 Feb 2024


Farmers' protest: Chock-a-block traffic at Delhi's Gurugram, Noida borders 

Vehicular traffic in Delhi was disrupted on Tuesday as farmers began their "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

13 Feb 2024

Central Government

Farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' march today after talks with government fail

Farmers on Tuesday began their "Delhi Chalo" march after talks with Union ministers on Monday remained inconclusive.

11 Feb 2024


Delhi: Residents troubled by police's drill ahead of farmers' protest

Residents in parts of Delhi complained of eye discomfort and respiratory ailments on Sunday as a result of the Delhi Police's anti-riot drill in the Yamuna Khadar area.

28 Sep 2023


Why Punjab farmers are holding 3-day 'rail roko' starting today

Several farmers' organizations have organized a three-day rail blockade in Punjab over their demands for financial aid for flood-related damages, a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP), and debt waivers.

12 Jun 2023


Haryana: Farmers block Jammu-Delhi National Highway over MSP demand

Farmers in Haryana's Kurukshetra blocked the Jammu-Delhi National Highway after a mahapanchayat on Monday to escalate their protest against the state government after it refused to buy sunflower seeds at the minimum support price (MSP).

07 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Centre increases MSP for kharif crops for 2023-24 

The Centre on Wednesday increased the minimum support price (MSP) for kharif crops for the marketing season of 2023-24.

06 Jun 2023


Haryana farmers demanding MSP on sunflower seeds block Delhi-Amritsar highway

Hundreds of farmers in Haryana's Kurukshetra on Tuesday blocked the Delhi-Amritsar highway to protest after the Haryana government refused to buy sunflower seeds at the minimum support price (MSP).

20 Mar 2023

Samyukt Kisan Morcha

Delhi: Farmers begin agitation; MSP, withdrawal of cases among demands

Delhi will likely witness a fresh wave of farmers' protests as thousands are expected to arrive at the national capital to participate in the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Ramlila Maidan.

23 Aug 2022

Agriculture Ministry

Centre's committee on MSP constitues sub-groups to discuss key issues

The government's committee on minimum support price (MSP), natural farming, and crop diversification constituted three internal sub-groups to discuss the mandated issues in its inaugural meeting on Monday.

22 Aug 2022


MSP not implemented because of PM's friend Adani: SP Malik

Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik recently stated that India's farmers cannot be subdued and will continue to demonstrate till their demands are met, lashing out at the government for not implementing the promised legal assurance of Minimum Support Price (MSP).

24 Jul 2022


Control inflation, reduce prices but without hurting farmers: RSS

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale, on Friday, called for the government to reduce inflation and lower prices, but with the interest of farmers in mind.

11 Dec 2021


Farmers' victory march today as yearlong protest comes to end

Thousands of farmers camping at Delhi's borders will hold a victory march on Saturday as they start returning to their homes in Punjab, Haryana, and other states.

22 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

Legalize MSP, sack Minister: Farmers' demands to PM Modi

Farmers protesting at Delhi's borders wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi listing their remaining demands after the central government agreed to repeal the controversial agricultural laws.

16 Jan 2021

Piyush Goyal

Farm laws: Centre wants clause-by-clause discussion with protesting farmers

During the ninth round of talks with farmers on Friday, the Centre insisted on clause-by-clause discussion, a departure from the blanket demand of protesters to repeal the three laws.

02 Jan 2021


Farmers threaten to shut petrol-pumps, malls if January-4 talks fail

Farmer unions protesting the three newly-enacted central farm laws on Friday threatened to shut all malls and petrol pumps in Haryana if the Centre fails to meet their demands during the next, seventh round of talks on January 4.

06 Dec 2020

Farmers Protest

Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP

The central government is ready to give written assurance on Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws, Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said on Sunday.

05 Dec 2020

Piyush Goyal

Next round of farmers' meeting with government on December 9

Representatives of the protesting Farmers and the government sat down for the fifth round of talks on Saturday amid the brouhaha over the Centre's new agricultural bills.

03 Dec 2020

Farmers Protest

Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting

Representatives from Farmers groups protesting against the Centre's new farm laws on Thursday held talks with the government to address their concerns.

01 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday

On Tuesday, a three-member team of Union Ministers started talks with 35 representatives of farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws.

21 Nov 2020


Punjab farmers to temporarily lift train blockade from Monday

Punjab's farmer bodies on Saturday decided to lift their rail blockade, which had been imposed in protest of the Centre's contentious new farm laws.

21 Sep 2020


Government announces MSP hike amid protests over farm bills

Amid intense protests over the controversial farm bills, the Union Cabinet has approved an increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Rabi crops for the 2021-22 season, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in the Lok Sabha, today.

19 Sep 2020

Lok Sabha

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.

01 Feb 2019

Piyush Goyal

#Budget2019: Piyush Goyal announces direct cash transfer for marginal farmers

On Friday, acting Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented the interim budget in the Parliament amid ruckus from the Opposition.

17 Nov 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP polls: BJP releases manifesto, promises 10L jobs per year

Providing 10 lakh jobs per year to youths in Madhya Pradesh and welfare of all sections of society are among the major promises made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its manifesto for the November 28 Assembly elections.

03 Nov 2018


Odisha Government's negligence forcing farmers to commit suicide: BJP

The BJP has alleged that the BJD government has neglected the agricultural sector, forcing many farmers to commit suicide in Odisha.

26 Oct 2018

Farmers Protest

Fed up of Center's apathetic-attitude, farmers plan march to Delhi

An umbrella body of 260 Farmers organizations will hold a 'Kisan March' to Delhi next month to protest against the central government's "apathetic attitude" in solving problems of their community, leaders of a farmers' committee said yesterday.

02 Oct 2018


#KisanKrantiMarch: What are our farmers demanding?

Thousands of farmers today marched towards Delhi over demands ranging from farm loan waivers to cut in fuel prices.

08 May 2018


Maharashtra government to give Rs. 3/liter subsidy to milk producers

The Maharashtra cabinet today decided to provide Rs. 3 subsidy for every liter of milk to the co-operative and private producers to manufacture milk powder.

26 Mar 2018


As Anna Hazare continues stir, villagers protest in 'Sholay' style

As the most famous resident of their village continued his indefinite hunger strike in Delhi, people in Anna Hazare's Ralegan Siddhi on Monday replicated actor Dharmendra's protest atop a water tank in the iconic film "Sholay", to support the social activist's demands.

25 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more

In the latest edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi has announced that each and every expense incurred by farmers, including their labor cost, will be accounted for while fixing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at 1.5 times the input cost.

12 Mar 2018


Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red Monday morning as thousands of Farmers, carrying red flags, converged after walking around 180 km under the blazing sun over the last six days.

01 Feb 2018


#DecodingBudget: Who are the biggest winners and losers this time?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has delivered the crucial Budget 2018, which is the last full-fledged Budget for the incumbent Modi-led government before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

15 Sep 2017


Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000

Rajasthan may waive farmers' loans following a 13-day farmer protest in the state.