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Nov 27, 2016
Pakistan suspends import of cotton from India due to rising tension in tiesPakistan has suspended the import of cotton and other agriculture commodities from India due to rising tensions between the two countries.
May 23, 2016
India tightens rules over sale of Monsanto's GM cotton seedsIndia has tightened rules for the sale of genetically-modified cotton seeds, a government order said, in a move that will cap royalties for any new variety that the market's sole supplier - U.S.-based Monsanto Co - decides to develop and sell.
Sep 08, 2015
Too little, too late? 3 years after Monsanto’s Bt gene went off patent, govt wakes upThe government has suggested to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) that the gene be incorporated in re-sowable straight line varieties and supplied cheaper to farmers than Bt cotton hybrids
May 21, 2015
Centre ready to tackle below normal monsoon, says on alertUntimely rains during March-April this year have already put farmers in distress and there have been quite a few cases of farmer suicides.
Mar 16, 2015
As workers leave the fields, mechanised cotton sowers and pickers are driving inAgricultural operations in India are headed for greater mechanisation as farmers everywhere complain that labour is not available when required
Feb 17, 2015
In a bid to boost commodities trading, govt exempts 38 agri items from CTTGovernment has exempted 38 more agriculture items from the ambit of the Commodity Transaction Tax (CTT), which was imposed in July 2013.
Sep 12, 2013
CCEA defers decision on cotton distribution policyThe duty has been proposed to encourage shipments of value-added textiles and contain the current account deficit.
Sep 11, 2013
CCEA may moot 10% export duty on surplus cottonThe textiles ministry said the imposition of export duty on cotton will lead to revenue collection and also improve inclusiveness of textile industry in the economic activity.
Aug 03, 2012
Despite slow demand, steel sector remains stable: FitchDespite a slowdown in demand, the outlook for domestic steel producers will remain stable in the second half of the current financial year, a report by rating agency Fitch said.
Aug 01, 2012
India turns cotton importer despite bumper cropTextile mills have started importing cotton and are likely to purchase 2 million bales in 2011-12 marketing year ending next month, as excess exports have led to shortage of the fibre in the domestic market.