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  • Rising demand lifts chana futures by 0.40 per cent

    Rising demand lifts chana futures by 0.40 per cent Chana prices went up by 0.40 per cent to Rs 4,051 per quintal in futures trade Thursday as participants expanded positions, driven by rising demand in the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in December was trading

  • Imported pulses to be tested for glyphosate contamination

    Imported pulses to be tested for glyphosate contamination In order to address a lacunae in food-safety regulations, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has directed its imports division to test glyphosate levels in imported pulses in line with global standards. Noting that the Maximum Residue Limit (MRL)

  • Poor inflows lift pulses

    Poor inflows lift pulses Most of the pulses and pulse seeds edged up at the mandis in Indore amid weak arrivals. On Friday, moong (bold) new ruled at ₹5,500-5,700 a quintal, while moong (medium) new was ₹4,500-5,100. Urad (bold) new fetched ₹4,500-4,600, while urad (medium) new ruled at ₹3,600-4,000. Masur traded lower on sluggish

  • Chana futures soften by 0.10 pc as traders trim position

    Chana futures soften by 0.10 pc as traders trim position Chana prices eased by 0.10 per cent to Rs 4,156 per quintal in futures trade Friday as speculators reduced their exposure. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in December fell by Rs 4, or 0.10 per cent, to

  • Chana futures gain 0.96% on strong demand

    Chana futures gain 0.96% on strong demand Chana prices went up by 0.96 per cent to Rs 4,212 per quintal in futures trade Monday, as participants enlarged their positions, tracking a firm trend at the spot market on surging demand. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in October rose by

  • Procurement at MSP will surge under PM-AASHA, but won’t fuel inflation

    Procurement at MSP will surge under PM-AASHA, but won’t fuel inflation The Centre’s procurement of oilseeds and pulses this year is expected to reach record levels, thanks to the new scheme PM-AASHA (Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan). While nutri cereals or millets (maize, bajra, jowar and ragi) will be

  • Big move by Maharashtra government: Online registrations of farmers for MSP procurement begins

    Big move by Maharashtra government: Online registrations of farmers for MSP procurement begins The Maharashtra government has commenced online registrations for farmers as part of the process of procurement of moong (green gram), urad (black gram) and soybean at Minimum Support Price (MSP). The registration process has begun from September

  • Pulses steady on muted demand

    Pulses steady on muted demand Pulses and pulse seeds at the mandis in Indore have been ruling steady on subdued demand from the millers. Tur (Maharashtra), in private trading, was at ₹3,900-3,950 a quintal, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹3,500-3,600. Tur dal (sawa no.) traded at ₹5,200-5,300, tur dal (full) at ₹5,500-5,600, while

  • Farmers hit as prices of kharif crops plunge below MSPs

    Farmers hit as prices of kharif crops plunge below MSPs Wholesale prices of just-harvested kharif crops are trading at lower than minimum support prices (MSPs), despite the government’s promise to ensure better prices for farmers. The centre significantly raised MSPs in July to ensure 50% returns over costs and followed

  • Uptrend in chana halted

    Uptrend in chana halted Decline in buying support at the higher rate and sale of government stock by the NAFED at many centers below the MSP have arrested uptrend in chana with chana (kanta) quoted at ₹4,175-4,200 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹4,100 and chana (vishal) at ₹4,150 . Chana dal