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Will block roads to get waiver: Farmers

Move could hinder supply of essentials to city.

14 Aug 2017 1:25 AM

Onions now cost Rs 2100 a quintal, bring tears along

The highest rate of Rs 2,400 was seen in Chandwad while the average was Rs 2,100.

04 Aug 2017 2:42 AM

Grain brands deregister themselves ahead of GST

“The government thinks that the branded food grain merchants earn 50 to 150 per cent margins and hence they need to pay taxes,” said Mr Shah.

01 Jul 2017 5:42 AM

Increase in fresh produce, prices recede

Vendors too said that they are getting fresher produce and prices are under control.

09 Jun 2017 1:47 AM

Veggies become affordable as strike loses steam

According to Wednesday’s statistics, the number of trucks reaching vegetables, fruits and onion and potatoes markets was 1,573 trucks.

08 Jun 2017 2:53 AM


Veggie prices fall as more trucks arrive at APMC

“For two days, customers have been just asking for the price of veggies and going away,” said Sanjit Kumar, a vegetable vendor from Dadar.

05 Jun 2017 1:37 AM

Farmers hold ground, veggie prices up

Prices of fruits and vegetables soared on Friday, public fearful of further spike.

03 Jun 2017 1:53 AM

Retailers hike veggie prices, public suffers

Owing to the strike, there was 56 per cent dip in milk procurement in Maharashtra.

03 Jun 2017 1:49 AM

Ruckus on first day of protest, eight arrested

The strike began on a violent note when a police vehicle was pelted with stones in Lasalgaon at 1 am on Thursday.

02 Jun 2017 12:30 AM

Maharashtra farmers on strike, Mumbai may face veggie and milk shortage

APMC says certain section with vested interests out to make fast buck.

02 Jun 2017 12:24 AM


Farmers’ stir to have no impact on Mumbai: APMC

Agriculture minister Pandurang Phundkar has appealed to the farmers to talk to the government.

01 Jun 2017 1:26 AM

BJP eyes APMCs to go rural

Farmers may get to choose APMC members, undercutting Cong, NCP.

04 May 2017 3:12 AM

Lasalgaon, Niphad onion markets reopen, arrivals slow

Patil further said that after three or four days, the rates would stablise as more farmers would bring their produce.

03 May 2017 2:16 AM

Alphonso, king of mangoes, leaves for Japan

Wholesalers at APMC said they exported 500kg of mangoes to Japan on Thursday via air.

16 Apr 2017 1:19 AM

APMC vegetable prices plummet

The issue of dip in the prices at APMC was raised in the marketing department’s meeting held in Mantralaya last week.

16 Jan 2017 4:25 AM


Farmers in dire straits due to currency ban

Rural communities, who had been reeling under nearly two years of drought were looking forward to the rabi crop.

02 Dec 2016 2:27 AM

Need to integrate mandis in country: Arun Jaitley

The Finance Minister also pushes for high-yielding crop varieties to help double farmers' income by 2022.

19 Nov 2016 6:41 PM