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Dec 06, 2019
Onion prices will stay high for some time; restrain or abstain like Sheikh Hasina, Nirmala SitharamanThe delayed arrival of monsoon in the onion-growing regions affected the early Kharif crop.
Dec 02, 2019
Onion price rise: MMTC to import 11,000 tonne kitchen staple from Turkey to boost domestic supply, ease soaring pricesAccording to sources, MMTC has contracted 11,000 tonnes of onion imports from Turkey and the consignments are expected in January next year.
Jun 13, 2019
Inflation numbers well on track, but what Budget offers to revive industrial growth this year will be interesting to watchCore inflation is the serious part that can be affected by monetary policy action and hence the direction becomes critical.
Jun 04, 2019
Govt creating 50,000 tonne of onion buffer to curb price rise; wholesale price jumps by over 29% to Rs 11/kgIn the national capital, retail onion prices are ruling at Rs 20-25 per kg depending on the varieties, as per the trade data.
May 14, 2019
Stubble burning rises in northern states as authorities turn blind eye during polls; but politics a poor excuse for environmental crisisLimited by high cost of labour and greener alternatives to get rid of stubble, farmers are forced to pick up a Re 1 matchbox to prepare their field for next crop
Jan 05, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Virat Kohli's captaincy, farmers face water crisis, Sonia's Sabarimala hypocrisy; today's must-read articlesKohli constantly spoke with the fast bowlers and spinners. The idea was simple: Place in-out fields and play on the virtue of patience.
Dec 24, 2018
Marathwada villagers demand jobs under MGNREGA as drought dries up work in farms, factoriesFearing a rise in the number of suicides, alcoholism and housebreaking incidents, farmers in Marathwada are demanding that the Maharashtra government immediately provides jobs to the youth under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
Nov 18, 2018
Sugarcane emerges as likely culprit in drought-hit Marathwada; growing cultivation of cash crop depleted groundwaterSugarcane requires 2,500mm of water and rainfall in Marathwada is between 500-700mm. The remaining 80 percent of water has been pumped out of groundwater for years now, causing a depletion of groundwater level so much that there is no water left to pump out, say experts
Nov 06, 2018
'Don't know how we'll manage': Facing drought, villagers in Maharashtra's Marathwada left scrounging for waterThis year, Marathwada received 534 millimeters of rain against the region average of 682.9 millimeters
Nov 04, 2018
'Two meals a day and water will be our Diwali,' say Marathwada farmers as drought turns festival of lights into low-key affairFor farmers in Marathwada region of Maharashtra, Diwali is a low-key affair with lack of jobs at farms and elsewhere, and drought adding to their despair after a low yield Kharif season