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Inflation control: Centre asks states not to announce bonus on rice,wheat
Economy

Inflation control: Centre asks states not to announce bonus on rice,wheat

It 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.

Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize
Politics

Indian born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram winner of World Food Prize

More than 480 high-yielding wheat varieties bred by Rajaram have been released in 51 countries on six continents and have been widely adopted by small and large-scale farmers alike.

Congress, BJP try to make hay as farmers weep in MP
Politics

Congress, BJP try to make hay as farmers weep in MP

The Congress has also kept its focus over the professional examination board scam which the government is trying to push under the carpet.

Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal
Economy

Govt hikes minimum price for wheat by Rs 50 a quintal

The increase in wheat MSP is likely to lead to a rise in the government food subsidy bill in the next fiscal and may also put pressure on inflation.

The Congress (I) Principle: Deny livelihood, give dole
Economy

The Congress (I) Principle: Deny livelihood, give dole

If the Government was so concerned about the rising prices of food why would it hike the minimum support prices of wheat and rice by 5 percent each in the last year and by an average of around 20 percent since 2009 - a period of high food inflation?

Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat
World

Egypt's food security teeters with severe shortage of imported wheat

Egypt has less than two months' supply of imported wheat left in its stocks, ousted President Mohamed Mursi's minister of supplies said, revealing a shortage more acute than previously disclosed.

 Uttarakhand floods: Centre allocates extra 4,000 tonne of wheat, rice
India

Uttarakhand floods: Centre allocates extra 4,000 tonne of wheat, rice

Last week, Food Minister KV Thomas had said that the Centre would allocate more foodgrains to flood-hit Uttarakhand to provide relief to affected people.

Forget food bill, why is no one talking about the Rs 80,000 cr grain scam?
Economy

Forget food bill, why is no one talking about the Rs 80,000 cr grain scam?

That the food grains management policy of the Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is in a mess, we all know. But the tragedy is that the mess is getting messier.

Wheat output in Punjab, Haryana may slip
Economy

Wheat output in Punjab, Haryana may slip

Punjab had secured over Rs. 19,998 crore from the Reserve Bank of India this year for payment to farmers for the wheat being procured.

Food Security Act an opportunity for Rahul to say I don't want to be PM
Politics

Food Security Act an opportunity for Rahul to say I don't want to be PM

In its current form the Right to Food Security Bill is nothing but a vote gathering ploy for Rahul Gandhi and nothing else, the bleeding hearts of jholawalas notwithstanding.

CAG report shows why food security will be a disaster
Economy

CAG report shows why food security will be a disaster

The CAG report tells us that the FCI and the government are completely unprepared to give us food security without big wastage. That needs fixing first.

10 reasons why Amartya Sen is wrong about food security bill
Economy

10 reasons why Amartya Sen is wrong about food security bill

The bill envisages to distribute highly subsidised rice and wheat to almost two-thirds of India's population of 1.2 billion.

 Pawar wants India to export more FCI wheat owing surplus
Economy

Pawar wants India to export more FCI wheat owing surplus

As on 1 March, Food Corporation of India had total foodgrains stock of 62.8 million tonnes, of which wheat was 27.1 million tonnes.

Drought plays spoilsport; dashes farmer hopes of dream run in 2013
Economy

Drought plays spoilsport; dashes farmer hopes of dream run in 2013

The agriculture sector witnessed record foodgrains output of 257.44 million tonnes in this year enabling the country to become world's largest rice exporter for the first time

Govt approves sale of 6.5 mn tonnes wheat
Economy

Govt approves sale of 6.5 mn tonnes wheat

The government has, since June 2012, released about 3 million tonnes of wheat to bulk consumers.

 CCEA hikes minimum price for rabi crops, wheat waits
Economy

CCEA hikes minimum price for rabi crops, wheat waits

Among cereals, the CCEA has okayed increasing the support price of barley to Rs 1,100 per quintal for 2013-14 from Rs 980 per quintal this year.

Despite poor monsoon, India continues to export rice, wheat
Economy

Despite poor monsoon, India continues to export rice, wheat

India is likely to continue exports of wheat and rice despite the poor monsoon, food minister KV Thomas said on Tuesday, as the country has ample stocks from last year's harvest.

Badal asks Centre to allow wheat export
India

Badal asks Centre to allow wheat export

The Punjab wants the Centre to relax export norms so that the surplus produce can be sold outside the country.

State Trading Corp invites bids for wheat exports
Economy

State Trading Corp invites bids for wheat exports

Government warehouses had around 19.9 million tonnes of wheat on April 1, nearly five times the official target of 4.0 million tonnes for the quarter ending June 30

India to have all-time high foodgrain production in 2011-12: Pawar
Economy

India to have all-time high foodgrain production in 2011-12: Pawar

India will have an all-time high foodgrain production of over 252 million tons in 2011-12 with a record output of wheat, rice and cotton, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said today.