Keyword : Pulses

Protein intake expensive as inflation goes up, so is industrial output

As Maggi controversy alters the household consumption habits, the retail inflation is going to make changes in the family budgets as pulses and protein-rich food items turn expensive.  Consume

Govt rate for pulses hiked to boost production

Prices of pulses have been under stress and the food has remained high due to expensive pulses. To bring down prices of pulses and incentivise farmers the government has approved an increase in MSP

Soaring price of pulses and the food for elite

Gone are the days for the slogan ‘Dal Roti Khao, Prabhu Ke Gun Gao’ as prices of pulses are going through the roof. The rising prices of pulses have been a serious concern for common me

Inflation in prices of pulses sharpest in a decade

As the families struggle to maintain balanced diet in view of sky-rocketing prices of pulses, CRISIL research, in a report, has said that this price-rise has been the sharpest in a decade. Accordin

Morning briefing: UN chief welcomes India, Pak decision to engage in dialogue

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon today welcomed the decision by India and Pakistan to engage in a comprehensive dialogue to discuss peace and security issues and hoped for progress in their efforts

Inflation hits people, prices of pulses go sky high

That time of the year has come again when basic commodities try to shrug off their ‘basic’ tag. Providing sudden unrest to the public’s budget, this trend is invariably seen every

Price rise: Rahul Gandhi pulls up Modi government

 Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took the Modi government to task for price rise, particularly of food items like lentils. “Today in villages people are raisin

Procurement must on war footing when price of pulses decline: Report

Enhancing domestic productivity and production rapidly and sustainably is the only reliable way of minimising volatility in prices of pulses, and safeguarding the interests of farmers and also cons

No pulses, palmolein oil in TN fair price shops

Pulses and palmolein oil have vanished from the fair price shops in Tamil Nadu. An official admitted that its supply has stopped, but assured that the scheme has been extended so the commodities wi

Drop in kharif foodgrain production

 The total production of kharif foodgrain during 2017-18 is estimated at 134.67 million tones, as per the First Advance Estimates. This is lower by 3.86 million tonnes as compared to last year



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