World Vegetarian Day 2020: Rapeseed, soy and other sources of plant-based protein to supplement Indian vegetarian diet
A vegetarian diet is a plant-based diet that includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and other plant-based foods that are low in fat.
Reliance Industries launches JioMart service across cities, offers discounts: Here's how to buy groceries, place an order
Customers can now log on to the newly-launched website jiomart.com to place an order
Tata Consumer Products to acquire PepsiCo stake in NourishCo Beverages; plans to scale up distributor, vendor networks
Over the last decade, NourishCo has focused on building brands in the healthy hydration space and has Himalayan mineral water, Tata Gluco Plus and Tata Water Plus in its portfolio.
Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package: Govt to amend Essential Commodities Act to deregulate cereals, edible oil, pulses
The government will amend the six-and-a-half-decade old Essential Commodities Act to deregulate food items, including cereals, edible oil, oilseeds, pulses, onion and potato, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday
The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.58 percent in February 2020 and 2.86 per cent in March 2019.
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.
Wholesale inflation spikes to nine-month high of 3.1%; impact of rise in fuel cost, manufactured food products
Wholesale inflation has spiked to 3.1 percent in January from 2.59 percent in the previous month on higher fuel cost and price rise in manufactured products, as per government data released on Friday
India on track to become self-sufficient in pulses production: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
India, the world's largest consumer and importer of pulses, is on track to become self-sufficient in production of the protein-rich commodity and will further boost the output to meet global demand, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Monday
Retail inflation rose significantly to over three-year high of 5.54 percent in November, mainly on account of higher food prices
Govt hikes minimum support price of wheat by Rs 85 per quintal and pulses by up to Rs 325 per quintal
The government on Wednesday increased the minimum support price (MSP) for wheat by Rs 85 to Rs 1,925 a quintal and for pulses by up to Rs 325 per quintal, official sources said
Centre plans to make Essential Commodities Act simpler, may replace jail term with penalty, fine; seeks suggestions from states
The proposed amendment in the Essential Commodities Act is being done in consultation with the NITI Aayog with an aim to boost investment and ease of doing business without compromising on consumer protection.
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
Inflation numbers well on track, but what Budget offers to revive industrial growth this year will be interesting to watch
Core inflation is the serious part that can be affected by monetary policy action and hence the direction becomes critical.
WPI inflation at 8-month low of 3.80% in December on softening fuel, food prices; vegetables witness deflation at 17.55%
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood at 4.64 percent in November, 2018, and 3.58 percent in December 2017.
In its fourth advance estimate released on Tuesday, the ministry revised upward the total foodgrain production by 5.3 million tonnes from the previous projection of 279.51 million tonnes for the 2017-18 crop year.
Kerala floods: Govt to supply 89,540 tonne foodgrains, 100 tonne pulses, says union minister Ram Vilas Paswan
Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said 89,540 tonne of foodgrains and 100 tonne of pulses will be supplied for free to flood-hit Kerala for distribution among those who are not covered under the food security act
WPI inflation rises to over 4-year high of 5.77% in June on costlier vegetables, fuel; potato price hike at peak of 99%
Inflation in vegetables jumped to 8.12 percent in June, from 2.51 percent in the previous month.
Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform
If PM Modi is really serious about doing his bit for agriculture, he and Amit Shah must push BJP governments to execute the needed agriculture reforms.
Wholesale price inflation eases to 2.47% in March as veggies and pulses turn cheaper, says govt data
Inflation based on wholesale prices eased marginally to 2.47 percent in March on cheaper food articles, especially pulses and vegetables
According to a government data released on Wednesday, inflation in food articles slowed to 0.88 percent in February from 3 percent in the preceding month