• Government likely to ban import of desi chickpeas

    LAHORE: After successive crop failures and losses to farmers, federal government at last made up its mind, and is likely to ban import of desi chickpeas (black gram), it was learnt on Thursday. The aim to check imports of desi chickpeas is indispensable with a view to stabilising the price

  • Pulses end steady in thin trade

    New Delhi, Apr 12 The wholesale pulses market ended on a flat note today as prices by and large moved in a narrow range on alternate bouts of trading and pegged at last levels. Traders said ample stocks position on increased supplies from producing belts against sluggish demand from retailers

  • With higher output, lower prices and likely import curbs, wheat may go the pulses way

    The Indian wheat situation is turning worrisome, not because of the over-optimistic production estimate released by the Ministry of Agriculture recently, but because of the current price levels that provide no encouragement to farmers. Fraught with possibilities, the wheat may go the pulses way. The policy-makers may soon be forced

  • Limited buying keeps pulses flat

    Pulses and pulse seeds in Indore mandis ruled flat amid adequate availability and limited demand from millers with masur (bold) ruling at ₹3,650 a quintal (down ₹100 from last week), while masur (Madhya Pradesh) was at ₹3,300. Masur dal (medium) fetched ₹4,700-4,800 a quintal, while masur dal (bold) went for ₹4,900-5,000 respectively. Decline in buying

  • Pulses stay stable in thin trade

    Amid limited demand and buying support majority of pulse seeds and pulses in Indore mandis either traded low or ruled stable. Decline in buying support and rise in selling pressure dragged tur in Indore mandis in the past one week by ₹100 with tur (Maharashtra) declining to ₹4,200 quintal, while tur (Madhya

  • Export 2.5 MT of pulses to support local prices: Traders to centre

    PUNE : India may have removed restrictions on export of pulses but this has not led to a surge in shipments because a decade-long ban on exports led to a loss of overseas markets, millers and traders said, demanding that the government export 2.5 million tonnes of pulses to support

  • Pulse weekly outlook: Low prices change growers’ marketing tack

    After years of western Canadian farmers rushing to lock in pulse crop contracts during the spring, this year that hasn’t been the case. “Normally I would say that I’d have my plant booked to December and I don’t have a single thing booked this year. But does that mean we’re

  • Government starts procuring pulses to stop price fall

    All India Dal Mill Association has been demanding to immediately ban imports and allow export of at least 25 lakh MT of pulses to check the price fall.“Pulses farmers are suffering from huge losses this season because prices have gone below MSP. “The process of procurement will continue till June

  • Pulses procurement April 10

    “The process of procurement will continue till June 9. Indore: To prevent falling prices of pulses, the state government has started procurement of chana, masur and mustard in Indore district from Tuesday.The state government is purchasing pulses from farmers at minimum support price and also offering a bonus of Rs

  • Select pulses slide on muted demand

    Select pulses led by gram fell by upto Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on subdued demand from retailers and dal mills. However, masoor and its dal ended higher on selective buying. Traders said subdued demand from retailers and dal mills against ample stocks position on