As per the ministry's latest data, wheat was sown in 8.34 lakh hectare more area so far in the ongoing rabi (winter) season.
06 Dec 2019 7:53 PM
The government wants to restrict overseas purchase so that domestic prices of wheat do not come under pressure.
28 Apr 2019 3:18 PM
The hike in duty is likely to make imports of wheat unviable for flour mills even after recent declines in global prices
27 Apr 2019 1:02 PM
Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have contributed the most to wheat procurement so far, an official said.
24 Apr 2019 6:03 PM
The government fixed higher target of 32 MT for this year in view of record output.
28 May 2018 3:16 PM
Government's third advance estimate has pegged wheat output at a record 98.61 million tonnes for the 2017-18 crop year.
24 May 2018 12:04 PM
In 2013-14, India notified MPS for rice of 120 billion rupees equivalent to 5.45 pc of the value of rice production.
10 May 2018 8:45 AM
Central government has fixed the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat at Rs 1,735 per quintal.
11 Apr 2018 8:52 AM
Indian flour millers imported nearly 2 million tonnes of wheat last year and 6.5 million tonnes in 2016.
22 Mar 2018 12:32 PM
In people with celiac disease, having even microscopic amounts of gluten triggers autoimmune response that harms lining of small intestine.
22 Mar 2018 8:15 AM
Under the influence of either xenoestrogen, the breast cancer cells also resumed proliferating at a rate seen in absence of treatment.
15 Jan 2018 3:39 PM
The world's first "Speed Breeding" technique can boost the production by three-times in Space.
03 Jan 2018 4:04 PM
The findings are published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
18 Nov 2017 7:29 PM
To encourage the cultivation of gram and masoor, their MSPs have been raised by Rs 200 per quintal.
24 Oct 2017 12:51 PM
Earlier, duty was raised to curb shipments in view of record output at around 97.44 MT in 2016-17 crop year.
12 Aug 2017 6:11 PM
This is causing populations at risk of growth stunting and early death. Find out more.
02 Aug 2017 1:52 PM
FCI guarantees hiring of the godown constructed by a private party for 10 years.
01 Aug 2017 1:47 PM
Milk and curd will continue to be exempt from taxation when GST replaced current indirect taxes.
19 May 2017 12:36 PM
As per the government's second estimate, wheat production is estimated at record 96.64 million tonnes in the 2016-17.
28 Mar 2017 1:53 PM
Country is all set to harvest a record production of 96.64 million tonnes in 2016-17 crop year (July-June).
22 Mar 2017 2:23 PM