Wholesale onion prices firm up on lifting of ban on export; Shetkari Sanghatana rues government interference

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Wholesale Onion prices at Lasalgaon — the country’s largest wholesale market for the bulb firmed up last week by Rs 500 per quintal after Ram Vilas Paswan, Union minister of consumer affairs, food & public distribution tweeted that the government has decided to lift the ban on onion export. The minister tweeted that since the […]

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Maharashtra cotton farmers seek technological freedom; plan to grow other GM crops defying state diktat

Maharashtra’s cotton farmers who had defied the government and planted herbicide tolerant cotton (HTBT) in their fields are now planning to begin a technology freedom movement in the country that will be led by the Shetkari Sanghatana, reports Financial Express. The farmer body plans to take this movement further by planting other GM crops, including […]

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