• Select pulses remain up on high demand

    New Delhi, Dec 19 Select pulses, led by arhar, strengthened by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market on increased buying by stockists, supported by rising demand from retailers against tight supplies. Traders said increased buying by stockists on the back of rising demand from retailers

  • Kabuli gram, other pulses climb up to Rs 500 per qtl

    New Delhi, Dec 18 Prices of kabuli gram and other pulses surged by up to Rs 500 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market on emergence of buying by stockists following uptick in demand from retailers. Traders said buying by stockists, driven by pick-up in demand from retailers against restricted

  • Chana futures climb 2.81% on robust demand

    New Delhi, Dec 18 Chana prices rose 2.81 per cent to Rs 3,950 per quintal in futures trade today as traders created fresh positions, supported by soaring demand from dal mills at the spot market amid restricted supplies. In futures trading at the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for

  • Imports of high-protein pulses to rise

    Worldwide trade in pulses — edible seeds such as dried peas, lentils and kidney beans — is expected to grow 5% to a record 16.9 million tonnes. Expansion in import and export of pulses is largely tied to increased demand from Far East Asia and Africa, where some countries have

  • Lobia softens on muted demand

    In restricted activity, Lobia prices drifted down by Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on subdued demand from retailers against adequate stocks position. However, other pulses moved in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged at last levels. Traders said low demand from retailers against ample stocks

  • Goal of doubling farmers’ income ‘impressive’: IFAD

    India has kept an "impressive" target of doubling farmers' income by 2022 and the country will not be far in achieving that goal, Rome-based International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) President Gilbert Houngbo said.  Houngbo -- former prime minister of West African nation Togo -- also said that IFAD is keen to

  • Unshackle Indian agriculture

    The story of pulses from last year is a stark illustration of what ails agriculture policy. India is the world’s largest producer, consumer and importer of pulses. That may sound contradictory, but isn’t, because domestic production is unable to meet the large and growing domestic demand. Last year, India’s production

  • Gram, its dal recover on scattered demand

    New Delhi, Dec 7 () Gram and its dal prices recovered by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on mild demand from retailers. However, masoor and its dal ended lower on lack of buying support. Traders said some demand from retailers mainly helped gram

  • India’s rising wheat, pulse output likely to curb imports

    MUMBAI, India (Reuters) — India’s production of wheat and pulses is expected to jump next year because a hike in the government’s assured purchase prices and ample rainfall have prompted farmers to plant more of the winter crops, industry officials said. Higher production will help the south Asian country reduce

  • Higher crop report pounds pulses

    INDORE, DECEMBER 6:   Sluggish trend in pulses continued on weak physical demand and reports of higher crop. Tur (Maharashtra) in Indore mandis ruled at ₹4,000, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) was ₹3,500-3,600 a quintal. Given rise in arrival of new crop in Karnataka and Maharashtra, rally appears unlikely in the coming