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Finger On The Pulses

Imports have grown steadily from 3.8 million tonne in 2012-2013 to 5.79 million tonne last year, to feed domestic demand. Yet, prices of pulses have remained untamed — implying a craving for pulses that should make nutrition experts at the FAO proud

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Farmers Beaten For Protesting Against Auction Of Oilfields

The farmers were demanding exclusion of 12 blocks from the auction in Assam and withdrawal of FDI in oil sector

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The Recurring Curse Of High Food Prices

There are solutions. But policymakers and governments, both at the central and state level, have been criminally negligent in implementing these solutions

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Corporate: Heart Of A Mother

Milk products major Mother Dairy puts farmers’ interest and consumer benefits above all. Its mission has been accomplished, but profit margins are floundering. Will an expansion spree turn the noble venture around?

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Who Will Dry Radha’s Tears?

It is quite clear that the Prime Minister realises the rural challenge. That’s why he has launched a national agriculture market, linking 21 mandis spread across eight states to provide a better market for the farmers’ produce

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Land Reforms Fail, 5% Of India’s Farmers Control 32% Land

Almost three decades ago in 1990, Radheshyam, 49, was given half an acre of farm land free, taken away from a landlord as part of what was then a 40-year-old state law that allows distribution of such land to the poor.

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India’s Biggest Farm Reform 91.6% Behind Target

There are 2,477 principal agricultural markets and 4,843 sub-markets (smaller than principal markets) that buy and sell agricultural produce in India

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India To Keep Regulating Seed Prices

Last month India cut the royalties paid by local firms for Monsanto's genetically modified cotton seeds by nearly 70 per cent, ignoring a threat by the world's biggest seed company to leave if it did

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Kwality: Milking Its Strengths

Along with augmenting the procurement system, the company also strengthened the distribution network and hired professionals from various dairy and FMCG companies spanning various functions

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Jaitley’s $13 Billion For Water Plan That’s Failed 66 Million Farmers

The AIBP started with Rs 500 crore in 1996-97. In three years, by 2000, non-AIBP spending on irrigation touched Rs 700 crore, while AIBP alone spent Rs 1,440 crore

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Farmers See Narendra Modi's Budget As All Promise, No Delivery

Growing discontent in rural India bodes ill for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he tries to bounce back from a heavy defeat in a state election last year in Bihar and build a support base to keep power in the 2019 general election

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Budget Is Pro-village, Pro-poor, Pro-farmers, says Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister says a special attention has been paid to agriculture, village infrastructure, healthcare, employment generation and Dalit entrepreneurship

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Key Takeaways For Agricultural Sector

FM announces nominal premium and highest ever compensation in case of crop loss under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

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A Premature Election Budget?

The latest Union Budget shows the Modi regime is deeply worried about 2019; even more worrying is the message being sent out by the Budget about the role of the state

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Digital Agri Market Platform To Be Launched On April 14: Narendra Modi

Under the e-agri platform, the government is working towards integrating all the 585 wholesale mandis of the country by 2018 in a phased manner, for which Rs 200 crore have been earmarked as of now

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