January 15, 2016 3:03 am
What IARI scientists have now bred is a ‘determinate’ early-maturing pigeon-pea, which produces 20 quintal per hectare in just 120 days.
November 06, 2015 12:27 pm
The minimum support price (MSP) for the two pulse crops has been raised by Rs 250 per quintal over their levels in the 2014-15 rabi season.
October 25, 2015 1:27 am
The Maharashtra government conducted 2492 raids across state and seized 46397 metric tonnes of stock of pulses and oil seeds.
October 24, 2015 2:48 am
The current crackdown on the pulses trade may do more harm than good in the long run.
October 23, 2015 12:48 am
Scapegoating ‘hoarders’ and ‘speculators’ for the spike in dal prices might have been effective in the 1960s. But today, it is only evidence of a rather sloppy conceptual policy framework.