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Urad prices softening, rainfall boosts sowing area under Kharif

Urad prices softening, rainfall boosts sowing area under Kharif

As on 5th July 2024, the area sown for Urad has reached 5.37 lakh hectares, as compared...

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Kharif sowing increases by 14 percent, pulses record 55 percent jump

Kharif sowing increases by 14 percent, pulses record 55 percent jump

The area under paddy cultivation has jumped to 59.99 lakh hectares from 50.26 lakh...

Opinion
Kharif Season in India – Changing dynamics and emerging perspectives

Kharif Season in India – Changing dynamics and emerging perspectives

The cultivation of the 4 Ms - Millets, Maize, Mustard and Moong - is crucial for...

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Amidst claims of self-sufficiency in pulses, declining production of gram, rising prices and resort to imports

Amidst claims of self-sufficiency in pulses, declining production of gram, rising prices and resort to imports

The buffer stock of gram in two years of government procurement crossed 30 lakh...

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Veg thali costlier by 8pc in Apr, non-veg meal cheaper

Veg thali costlier by 8pc in Apr, non-veg meal cheaper

Crisil Market Intelligence and Analysis' monthly "Roti Rice Rate" report said a...

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Centre asks states to monitor imported yellow peas, other pulses stocks

Centre asks states to monitor imported yellow peas, other pulses stocks

To ensure market availability, the Centre has directed state governments to step...

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Govt starts procurement of gram, may pay farmers more than MSP

Govt starts procurement of gram, may pay farmers more than MSP

The Central Government has started purchasing gram from farmers at Minimum Support...

Opinion
Formula for Keeping Prices of Food Products Low despite MSP Hike

Formula for Keeping Prices of Food Products Low despite MSP Hike

We need to achieve self-sufficiency in edible oils and pulses. However, the government...

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What proposal did the Center give to the farmers? Which crops will get at MSP for 5 years?

What proposal did the Center give to the farmers? Which crops will get at MSP for 5 years?

The Central Government has put forward a proposal before the farmers, under which...

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Roadmap to increase pulse production ready, India to be self-sufficient by 2027: Agri Minister

Roadmap to increase pulse production ready, India to be self-sufficient by 2027: Agri Minister

Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda and Union Food and Commerce Minister Piyush...

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Food inflation eases to 6.85pc in Jan

Food inflation eases to 6.85pc in Jan

Inflation in vegetables was 19.71 per cent in January, down from 26.3 per cent in...

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Retail inflation drops to 3-month low of 5.1pc in Jan

Retail inflation drops to 3-month low of 5.1pc in Jan

Thanks to lower food prices, retail inflation fell to a three-month low of 5.1 per...

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Masur output may hit new record at 16 lakh tonne this rabi season

Masur output may hit new record at 16 lakh tonne this rabi season

Masur (lentil) production is estimated to touch an all-time high of 16 lakh tonne...

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Veg thali dearer by 12pc YoY; cost of pulses jump by 24pc: Crisil

Veg thali dearer by 12pc YoY; cost of pulses jump by 24pc: Crisil

The cost of veg thali rose by 12 per cent on-year basis due to substantial increase...

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Need to promote industrial use of agriculture: CACP chief

Need to promote industrial use of agriculture: CACP chief

Agricultural Costs and Prices Commission (CACP) Chairman Prof. Vijay Pal Sharma...