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If the rains fail

Low retail food inflation, ample stocks of pulses and cereals give government leeway to plan for the exigencies of a poor monsoon.

Monsoon likely to be delayed by week, to make onset over Kerala on June 8: IMD

The normal onset date for monsoon over Kerala is June 1 which also marks the official commencement of the four-month-long rainfall season.


Delayed monsoon a worry, Gujarat worst affected

With the Southwest monsoon expected to hit Kerala late on June 6 and its northward progression to be delayed, western India’s water woes are likely to go on for yet another month or more.

Monsoon likely to be delayed, may hit Kerala on June 6: IMD in forecast

The delay, meteorologists said, is due to the presence of a strong mid-latitude regime which is preventing the otherwise smooth entry of the monsoon currents from over the Bay of Bengal.

Lower yield of groundnut, cotton, cane crops likely due to delayed monsoon

Commodity analysts say the prices of essential goods might go up due to the lesser yield.

Drought likely in parts of west India: Agriculture minister

As per the Met Department, the Monsoon is likely to improve after July 6.


In MP budget, cheer for farmers, no new taxes

Agriculture got top billing with a substantial rise in allocation from Rs 16,355 crore in 2013-14 to Rs 22,413 crore.

PM Modi on delayed monsoon: Centre, states should work in tandem to implement action plan

Monsoon delayed but likely to improve in next 2 months; contingency plan for more than 500 districts is ready.

Deficient rains not worrisome for paddy: Pawar

Monsoon 31% below average; sowing of coarse cereals affected,says minister.

Power demands reach all time high

Scorching heat and a delayed monsoon has resulted in a sharp increase in power demands across Haryana touching an all time high of 1,528.33 lakh units on June 28.