Day: September 26, 2020

Malayalam poet Akkitham wins 55th Jnanpith Award

Eminent Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, popularly known as Akkitham, has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award, according to an announcement by the Jnanpith Selection Board. Born in 1926, Mr. Akkitham …

Minimum Support Price (MSP)  

One of the major criticisms of the recently enacted Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill is that it does not give any statutory backing to MSP. …