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Mar 28, 2017
Govt slaps 10% import duty on wheat, tur dal to protect farmers' interestOn 8 December, the government had reduced customs duty on wheat to zero from 10 percent to boost domestic availability and check retail prices. There has been nil duty on tur dal.
Jun 03, 2016
India's pulse problem: Why the illness needs a cure beyond price supportDespite the latest hike in MSP, there is a wide gap in what the farmers make by selling pulses in the open market and through the government procurement
May 25, 2016
India signs deal to import 500,000 tonnes of wheat after drought reduces outputIndian flour mills have signed deals to import about 500,000 tonnes of Australian and French wheat this year for shipment between July and September as drought reduces domestic supplies, two trade sources said on Wednesday.
Feb 19, 2016
Advertorial: Drive to Punjab in search of wheat fields in the Datsun GoWe meet a wheat farmer in rustic Punjab to learn about what goes into making the finest grain
Jun 24, 2015
Untimely rains hit output: Indian millers buy 5 lakh t Australia wheat - biggest import in 10 yearsThis year's unusually large volumes have surprised some
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.
Jun 05, 2015
US questions India on its domestic support programmesIndia was also asked to provide percentage of landholding that is pooled, the average size of the combined pooled landholdings, the number of farmers in a single landholding "pooled" system etc by the US.
May 02, 2015
Skewed govt policies to declining yields: Do we really care about agriculture?Instead of spreading limited resources available across the geography, the govt should be targeting the vulnerable regions to bring about a transformation
Apr 24, 2015
Just Rs 75 as relief? UP stares at agrarian crisis ; land bill aggravates fearsRegardless of the great crisis, inevitable politics is being played over the issue. While the ruling Samajwadi Party is constantly blaming the Centre for not giving enough money, the Congress has refrained from becoming too critical of the SP government, and joined the SP in attacking the Centre.
Apr 14, 2015
Punjab farmers like makka in roti but not in fields: Here's how govt is changing itThe Punjab farm ministry has written to other states to amend their APMC laws so that processors and poultry breeders can buy maize directly from farmers