Farm laws optional, not compulsory: Modi

Asserting that the Central government honours the farmers and it is ready to accept their logical suggestions on the three contentious farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that these laws are optional and not compulsory. Continue Reading

Seventh round of farmer-Centre talks inconclusive, next meet on 8 January

The seventh round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three Central Ministers ended inconclusively on Monday as the farmer leaders insisted on the repeal of the three contentious farm laws right from the beginning, even as the government listed various benefits from the Acts. Continue Reading

Farm reforms not done in a jiffy: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the farm reform legislations were brought in after elaborate stakeholder consultations and a lot of homework, and will benefit farmers. Continue Reading

Government holds meet on issues related to sugar industry

A meeting on ‘Issues relating to Sugar Industry and Cane Growers of Tamilnadu’ was convened by DFS, Ministry of Finance recently here in the city. The meeting was chaired by Additional Secretary, Banking, DFS, Pankaj Jain. Continue Reading