Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector

FARMERS ARE PROTESTING around the country today over concerns about the impact of new legislation. Demonstrations were organised in 30 towns in Ireland this morning to highlight farmers’ dissatisfaction with EU reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the government’s climate action bill. Farmers drove tractors through towns, handed out leaflets and held signs … Read more

Centre Should Break Its Silence On Farmers’ Protests: Shiv Sena

Farmers hold black flags during a protest against farm laws marking a Black Day, in Amritsar. (File) Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today said the Centre should break “silence” and give up its “apathetic” attitude towards the ongoing farmer protest against the three new agriculture laws. The agri laws, which seek to encourage private trade, contract … Read more

Fertiliser Subsidy Hiked by 140%, PM’s Office Says “Historic Decision”

The PM’s Office said the amount of subsidy per bag “has never been increased so much at once”. New Delhi: The Centre will offer a whopping 140 per cent increase in subsidy on fertiliser to offset the price rise in international market, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office said today. The government will spend an additional … Read more