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Apr 18, 2017
IMD sees normal monsoon this year: Good news for GDP, but don't rush to celebrate yetThe monsoon forecast is critical for us since around half of India’s agricultural production consists of kharif crops which are largely rain-fed.
Apr 18, 2017
WPI inflation at 5.7%: With food prices remaining the villain, monsoon holds the keyThe Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had cautioned in its recent policy readings that monsoons this year will be crucial to decide the course of policy rates, while changing its policy stance from ‘accommodative’ to ‘neutral’ early this year.
Dec 22, 2016
Demonetisation: Concerns on farm output minimal, but rural demand may feel the heat amid cash crunchThe demonetisation scheme has affected agriculture and linked activities not just in terms of affecting output at the margin, but also lowering potential income as this sector is almost fully cash driven
Nov 11, 2016
US, EU question India on its recent move to increase MSPs for Kharif cropsThe US has questioned India at the WTO on its move to increase minimum support prices (MSPs) for kharif crops in the current year and asked India to confirm whether one of its objectives is to limit imports of pulses.
Aug 31, 2016
Rainfall deficit in 37% districts of India despite ‘normal’ monsoon; September crucial: IMD dataAfter two consecutive droughts, India received normal rainfall — 2 percent less than the 100-year average —by the end of August 2016
Apr 13, 2016
IMD's first monsoon estimate is good news: But, here's why it's not yet time to celebrateIn the past it has been observed that the second forecast is always better than the first
Apr 11, 2016
Maharashtra drought: Cereal output to fall 41%, pulses 11% as state's farm crisis deepensThe lack of rain has created crises in other states as well: 246 of India’s 688 districts across 10 states are now officially drought-hit, according to this answer provided on 10 March to the Lok Sabha (the lower house of Parliament)
Aug 25, 2015
Onion prices fall below Rs 50/kg at Lasalgaon on export curbsHowever, retail onion prices across the country continue to rule as high as Rs 80 per kg.
Jul 25, 2015
Agriculture can be highly profitable, but the gains are not easy to sustainIndia's farmers are good at production. Their Achilles' Heels are marketing and nature's waywardness. If the government could be more proactive, farming can be viable for many, though not all, farmers
Jun 10, 2015
Learn from 2014: How the Modi govt can tame rising food pricesWhile prices of food grains can be contained by releasing government stock into the open market, such a thing is not possible in case of vegetables, given their short shelf life.