Aug 12, 2019 10:45 AM IST
The scare caused by truant rainfall in June has been made up to a considerable extent in July. If August also lends a shoulder, then farm output could get a major boost.
- Jul 07, 2019 08:02 AM IST
Delayed rains have affected sowing of pulses, particularly short-duration crops. Acreage may be much behind last year's level, particularly for tur dal
- Jul 05, 2019 07:04 PM IST
The rise in the food subsidy bill this year is primarily because of the sharp rise in minimum support prices (MSPs) for 14 summer-sown kharif crops
- Jul 05, 2019 04:28 PM IST
The actualisation of healthy corporate income tax assumptions will critically depend on how rapidly the broader economy turns around, and how quickly consumption spending picks up
- Jun 26, 2019 12:43 PM IST
Apps, blockchain, warehousing network, part of govt’s Rs 25 lakh crore wide-ranging plan to make farming rewarding.
- May 06, 2019 01:13 PM IST
Nafed and other agencies are sitting over 35 lakh tonnes of pulses procured over the last three years.
- Apr 24, 2019 11:44 AM IST
This is one of the bigger ideas that the economic survey this year would concentrate on - how to use technology and reduce regulations to bring markets closer to the farmers
- Apr 05, 2019 06:39 PM IST
Here's a roundup of the commodities market.
- Feb 28, 2019 07:19 PM IST
High inflation hurts people’s buying power, while low levels can indicate poor demand and weak economic activity. Currently, it is the latter that seems to be playing out in the rural economy.
- Jan 08, 2019 11:27 AM IST
The government needs to shrink its role in the sugar sector.
- Jan 01, 2019 02:16 PM IST
Looking at the price trend for the previous cycle, one finds that copra prices are largely determined by the prevailing demand-supply equation. In the previous deflationary cycle, copra prices breached their prevailing MSP briefly
- Dec 28, 2018 04:20 PM IST
The Centre also approved a hike in MSP for Copra, the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2018 and setting up of National Commission for Homeopathy.
- Dec 20, 2018 01:51 PM IST
If the new government elected in 2019 talks less and acts more, Indian farmers will benefit
- Dec 17, 2018 04:20 PM IST
BJD's vice-president Prasanna Acharya, who is also president of the party's farmers' wing, told reporters that the Centre had betrayed the farmers of Odisha with the false assurance to increase the MSP of paddy.
- Dec 14, 2018 04:08 PM IST
- Nov 13, 2018 02:47 PM IST
Sakshi Batra is in conversation with Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Executive Editor, Moneycontrol to find out if a lower headline retail inflation number is actually good news.
- Sep 26, 2018 07:02 PM IST
Watch the video for a roundup of key happenings in the commodities market with a deep dive into some of the most active counters.
- Sep 20, 2018 10:29 AM IST
Most experts believe that a rate hike of 25 basis points is imminent in the RBI’s next bi-monthly monetary policy meeting in October
- Sep 18, 2018 11:17 AM IST
The MSP of sugar produced by mills may be raised to Rs 34 per kg, while loan restructuring and similar incentives for cooperative sugar mills may also be included in this fresh incentive package
- Sep 12, 2018 02:00 PM IST
A decision in this regard was taken in the cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, held here.
- Sep 09, 2018 11:49 AM IST
The agriculture ministry has prepared a cabinet note proposing a new mechanism 'Price Deficiency Payment' on the lines of Madhya Pradesh government's Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana (BBY) to protect oilseeds farmers
- Sep 04, 2018 05:34 PM IST
The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh at his official residence here.
- Aug 30, 2018 04:42 PM IST
Pulses growers in the state are in distress as green gram prices have fallen below the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 6,975 per quintal fixed for the 2018-19 crop year (July-June).
- Aug 03, 2018 02:40 PM IST
If the weatherman’s predictions turn out to be true, then RBI’s assumptions go for a toss and food inflation might rear its head again.
- Aug 02, 2018 02:45 PM IST
The Centre is planning to provide 70 million households in selected districts with 2 kg of pulses monthly at a price that is about 50 percent cheaper than market prices.