Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicChana dal

Topic: chana dal

Modi govt plans to procure more pulses this year to guard against inflation & help farmers

Price Stabilisation Fund Management Committee recommends increase in buffer stock of pulses due to continued inflation in market prices & increasing y-o-y production.

Chana dal prices set to spike, Kabuli chana could cost Rs 100/kg in festive season

Prices are already increasing as hotels & restaurants reopen, govt acquires large quantities for distribution under Covid plan, and demand rises further.

Govt procures 3 times as much chana dal as last year to meet massive food aid requirement

NAFED has procured 21.43 lakh metric tonnes of chana dal, as Modi govt has promised 1 kg per month free to every ration card-holding family until November.

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Congress Chintan Shivir to conclude today, CWC to give final nod to committees' recommendations

For long, Congress wavered on social justice. Now it’s waking up to BJP’s OBC politics

Many wanted Congress to focus on secularism, diversity and pluralism. But party has realised that the Shudra/OBC/Dalit/Adivasi aren't interested in these abstract ideas.
The LIC headquarters in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

After disappointing debut listing, LIC investors seek attractive Aramco-Style dividend

Guaranteeing a 3%-4% regular dividend may make LIC investors stay put, but having to hold the shares long-term in a volatile market may make them uncomfortable.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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