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WPI inflation eases to 12.07% in June as food, crude prices soften
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WPI inflation eases to 12.07% in June as food, crude prices soften

Inflation in fuel and power basket eased to 32.83 percent during June, against 37.61 percent in May

Farm growth not to be impacted much this fiscal due to coronavirus lockdown, says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
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Farm growth not to be impacted much this fiscal due to coronavirus lockdown, says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

The country's farm sector is functioning smoothly despite COVID-19 lockdown and there will not be much impact on its growth in the current fiscal unlike other sectors, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday

Pre-monsoon sowing of kharif crops begins, paddy acreage up 27%; govt to hold national video conference on 16 April
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Pre-monsoon sowing of kharif crops begins, paddy acreage up 27%; govt to hold national video conference on 16 April

Total area planted under all kharif crops has increased to 48.76 lakh hectare so far this season as against 37.12 lakh hectare in same period last year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Maharashtra, police disrupting farm produce supply chains impairs farmers, lack of labour stalls harvest
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Coronavirus Outbreak: In Maharashtra, police disrupting farm produce supply chains impairs farmers, lack of labour stalls harvest

A farmer in Latur said the price of watermelons he has harvested has collapsed because of lack of mobility.

Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers

Agriculture is the backbone of our survival and most of our agriculture today depends on quality seeds and the organised seed sector.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How a prolonged shutdown will affect India’s salaried class, jobs, farm production, manufacturing
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Coronavirus Outbreak: How a prolonged shutdown will affect India’s salaried class, jobs, farm production, manufacturing

The government sector has been one of the drivers of the economy but will have to change track this year.

Govt to allow onion export from 15 March as kitchen staple's price stabilises; decision to boost farmers' income: Piyush Goyal
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Govt to allow onion export from 15 March as kitchen staple's price stabilises; decision to boost farmers' income: Piyush Goyal

The government last week decided to lift nearly six-month-old ban on onion export as prices are likely to fall sharply due to bumper rabi crop.

Govt pegs wheat production at record 106.21 mn tonne in 2019-20 on increase in acreage, good monsoon rains
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Govt pegs wheat production at record 106.21 mn tonne in 2019-20 on increase in acreage, good monsoon rains

Wheat production has been estimated at a record level for this year as acreage under wheat crop has increased substantially due to better soil moisture following good monsoon rains.

Onion crisis: Govt allows exports of Krishnapuram variety of kitchen staple with certain conditions
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Onion crisis: Govt allows exports of Krishnapuram variety of kitchen staple with certain conditions

Krishnapuram onions are not used in kitchen due to their size and pungency. The onions are imported by Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Singapore.

Onion prices remain high across major cities; average rate Rs 100 per kg, highest Rs 165 per kg at Panaji
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Onion prices remain high across major cities; average rate Rs 100 per kg, highest Rs 165 per kg at Panaji

According to the data, onion prices are ruling at Rs 96 per kg in the national capital, Rs 102 per kg in Mumbai, Rs 100 in Chennai and Rs 140 per kg in Kolkata

Onion prices will stay high for some time; restrain or abstain like Sheikh Hasina, Nirmala Sitharaman
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Onion prices will stay high for some time; restrain or abstain like Sheikh Hasina, Nirmala Sitharaman

The delayed arrival of monsoon in the onion-growing regions affected the early Kharif crop.

Onion prices touch Rs 150 per kg in Hyderabad; citizens demand government reduce rates amid price hike
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Onion prices touch Rs 150 per kg in Hyderabad; citizens demand government reduce rates amid price hike

Poor and middle-class people in Hyderabad city are having a tough time managing their kitchen supplies as the onion prices have touched Rs 150 kg in the city

Onions sell at record price of Rs 130 per kg in wholesale market in Lasalgaon; rates to go up even further, caution traders
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Onions sell at record price of Rs 130 per kg in wholesale market in Lasalgaon; rates to go up even further, caution traders

Lasalgaon, the country’s largest wholesale market for onions in Maharashtra, is witnessing a dip in supply of onions

Onion price rise: MMTC to import 11,000 tonne kitchen staple from Turkey to boost domestic supply, ease soaring prices
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Onion price rise: MMTC to import 11,000 tonne kitchen staple from Turkey to boost domestic supply, ease soaring prices

According to sources, MMTC has contracted 11,000 tonnes of onion imports from Turkey and the consignments are expected in January next year.

Govt extends relaxed fumigation norms for onion imports till 31 December; move aims to improve domestic supply, check prices
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Govt extends relaxed fumigation norms for onion imports till 31 December; move aims to improve domestic supply, check prices

In its latest order, the ministry has extended these relaxed provisions till 31 December for onion imports with some conditions.

Onion prices at Rs 100 per kg: Govt should explore Israel, Brazil models for storage, says FICCI
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Onion prices at Rs 100 per kg: Govt should explore Israel, Brazil models for storage, says FICCI

India, which is currently witnessing a spike in retail onion price up to Rs 100/kg on tight supply, should explore low-cost modern technology models from countries like Israel and Brazil for storing the commodity, industry body FICCI said on Friday

Onion prices reaches Rs 100-mark, wholesale rates hit 4-year high as heavy rain affects production
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Onion prices reaches Rs 100-mark, wholesale rates hit 4-year high as heavy rain affects production

Prices in Nashik’s Lasalgaon market — Asia’s largest wholesale onion market — touched Rs 5,500 per quintal on Monday

Onion price rise temporary phase, country has buffer stock to meet shortage; govt boosting supply: Ram Vilas Paswan
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Onion price rise temporary phase, country has buffer stock to meet shortage; govt boosting supply: Ram Vilas Paswan

Among metros, onion was quoting at Rs 34 per kg in Chennai, Rs 43 per kg in Mumbai, Rs 44 per kg in Delhi and Rs 45 per kg in Kolkata on Friday, the ministry data showed.

Monsoon deficit narrows, kharif sowing progressing well: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
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Monsoon deficit narrows, kharif sowing progressing well: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

The deficit in southwest monsoon has narrowed and the sowing of summer (Kharif) crops is progressing well across the country, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Friday

Farm distress: Not just debt, small landholding and poor access to market are also killing farmers: Report
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Farm distress: Not just debt, small landholding and poor access to market are also killing farmers: Report

The NIRDPR cited poor implementation of agricultural marketing reforms and low reach of minimum support price (MSP), which was adding to the farmers' distress.