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Make versus Buy: India can both manufacture and import urea

In June, domestic and imported re-gasified liquefied natural gas (R-LNG) was being delivered to urea-making units at an average uniform “pooled” price of Rs 813.76 or $ 11.72 per mmBtu (million metric British thermal units) on a gross calorific value (GCV) basis.

A new mandi tax

A 2 per cent TDS on cash withdrawals beyond Rs 1 crore may hit the farm trade hard.

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How agri could soon break out of commodity downturn

Supply-side issues from El Nino could see agriculture stand out amid the carnage in commodities.

Agriculture research: Feeling India’s pulse the right way

The impression of Indian farm scientists not doing enough for legumes is misconceived.

Narendra Modi’s Bharat challenge: Low production, dipping income

Dealing with the farm distress, while simultaneously creating enough non-farm job opportunities, is going to be a tough task.

All ears for farm reforms

One area that has seen some reform, though, relates to minimum support prices (MSP) payable on official paddy and wheat purchases.

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Crisil slashes India GDP growth forecast to 4.8 pct,fiscal deficit at 5.2 pct

GDP growth for FY14 will come at a decadal low of 4.8 per cent: Crisil

We can’t allow citizens to go hungry,PM tells states

PM Manmohan Singh said that the Centre has adequate foodgrains and would not hesitate to take strong measures and intervene in the market if the need arose.

K’tka BJP MPs take up state's fertiliser shortfall with Pawar

19 BJP MPs from Karnataka met Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and demanded adequate urea and DAP to the state.

Private virtues,public vices

The economy is more affected by spread of rains across region and time,rather than aggregate precipitation.

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