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Sep 18, 2018
Govt eyes record 285.2 MT foodgrain output in 2018-19 despite deficit rains so far this monsoonIndia harvested a record 284.83 MT of foodgrain in the 2017-18 crop year (July-June).
Sep 25, 2017
Govt pegs 2.77% fall in kharif foodgrain output at 134.67 mtIndia's foodgrain production is estimated to decline by 3.86 million tonnes to 134.67 mt this kharif season on account of poor rains as well as floods in some parts of the country
Jun 08, 2017
Madhya Pradesh farmer protest: Loan waivers are worst form of populism, they won't solve real issuesFarmers must be encouraged to grow crops that require less water like pulses and millets, which are more nutritional too. Instead, the government is incentivising rice and wheat cultivation, as it procures only these
Apr 25, 2017
Many LPG consumers back in subsidy net: Will Modi's call to give up food subsidies appeal to more Indians?Clearly, the “Give-it-up” appeal by PM Modi is slowly losing its charm – if prices rise further, more people could opt back for the subsidized cooking gas cylinder
Jan 15, 2015
WPI inflation may be negative between March-September 2015. Here's whyWPI inflation continues to be benign and could even turn negative some time between March and September, as long as oil prices behave.
Nov 28, 2014
India's stance on food security vindicated at WTO: SitharamanCommerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said India's stand on food security at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been vindicated.
Oct 14, 2014
Ready to supply foodgrains to cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra: PaswanAmidst shortage of essential food items in the Hudhud-hit Andhra Pradesh, the Centre said it is ready to supply foodgrains to the affected region.
Sep 11, 2014
Global food prices decline to four-year low, finds FAOArray
Jul 20, 2014
Farmers take to bonded labour, sowing new crops as monsoons delayedThe farm sector accounts for about 14 percent of the economy but two thirds of its 1.2 billion people depend on farming to live. Most poor live on the land. Areas that lack irrigation are most vulnerable when the rains fail.
Jul 18, 2014
Inflation control: Centre asks states not to announce bonus on rice,wheatIt also warned that state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) will restrict procurement of foodgrains from such states and will not give subsidy to states on procurement and distribution of surplus foodgrains.