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Govt has drought cover: A record stock of pulses

June 16, 2019 8:46 am

This will help prevent a repeat of prices going through the roof as seen before in 2015, ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections.

Govt disposes of seven lakh tonne pulses from buffer stock

March 30, 2018 3:15 pm

The country is expected to produce a record 23.95 million tonne in the current 2017-18 crop year (July-June), as against 23.13 million tonne last year mainly because of good rains and higher support prices.

With wholesale prices going up, retail customers likely to find daal dearer

December 24, 2017 1:17 pm

After Centre hikes import duty on chana, massor daal, wholesale prices move closer to MSP.

Govt-to-govt contract plan to import pulses, says Paswan

June 13, 2016 4:48 pm

The situation of pulses is now under control and their month-on-month prices have gone down, he told reporters in Bengaluru.

Missing the pulse

November 07, 2015 12:01 am

New procurement prices for pulses and cereals will not help. In fact, they could make things worse.

Dal on fire: Govt recovers 36,000 tonnes of pulses, to import 3,000 MT more

October 22, 2015 7:45 am

The finance minister said that penal action would be taken against the hoarders even as he urged the states to take action and lift pulses from the port.

Maharashtra cracks down on hoarders, seizes pulses worth Rs 190 crore

October 21, 2015 7:19 pm

The Maharashtra government had conducted raids on 270 wholesale and retail traders on Monday after it imposed stock limits on hoarding of dal and edible oil to contain price escalation.

Congress plans statewide demonstrations against skyrocketing prices of tuvar dal

October 20, 2015 3:33 am

Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee will hold demonstrations in front of civil supplies department offices in all 33 districts and eight municipal corporations across the state on October 23

Depot holders to boycott distribution of wheat, pulses

July 28, 2015 10:02 am

The decision was taken on Monday in a meeting of the association at Ludhiana.

New seed varieties tailored to suit Kashmir’s needs

November 29, 2013 3:19 am

Population pressure telling on state’s land resources,agri university brings out high-yield options.