Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: Pulses

Govt hikes MSP for wheat by Rs 85 per quintal, pulses up to Rs 325 per quintal

The increase in MSP, the rate at which the government buys grains from farmers, is in line with the recommendation of the farm price advisory body CACP.

Modi govt to import more yellow peas, moong dal to check high inflation in pulses

Inter-ministerial committee to send proposal to commerce ministry to raise ceiling of import for pulses for the financial year 2020.

Why higher MSPs don’t really help the Indian farmer in the long run

Production of pulses went up in response to the higher MSP, but mandi prices crashed.

Pulse of the problem — rising output plus rising imports have messed up India’s dal prices

There is a glut in the pulses market due to high imports and production resulting in CPI prices for pulses dropping by 9% for November.

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Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

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AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.