pulses News

Govt has drought cover: A record stock of pulses

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pulses set to be part of food security scheme in Haryana

Barring last-minute hurdles,pulses are all set to be part of the food security scheme in Haryana.