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  • Govt plans to sell pulses at subsidized rates to poor families in 201 districts

    Govt plans to sell pulses at subsidized rates to poor families in 201 districts NEW DELHI: The government is working on a plan to supply pulses to poor households across 201 identified districts at subsidised rates. Sources said two kilogram pulses per family will be distributed to those covered under the National

  • Farmer angst stokes record pulses procurement in 2017-18

    Farmer angst stokes record pulses procurement in 2017-18 New Delhi: The central government procured a record Rs29,070 crore worth of pulses and oilseeds from farmers at minimum support prices (MSPs) in the 2017-18 crop season, arresting what could have been a sharper fall in wholesale prices. The procurement was unprecedented and

  • Hyderabad: Import of pulses will affect domestic market

    Hyderabad: Import of pulses will affect domestic market Hyderabad: Farmers in the Telugu states have demanded that the state governments and the Centre stabilise prices and ensure procurement at minimum support price (MSP) for all 24 commodities. The latest decision of the Centre to allow import of pulses will further affect

  • Chana futures slide 1.23% on profit-booking

    Chana futures slide 1.23% on profit-booking Chana prices moved down by 1.23 per cent to Rs 3,441 per quintal in futures trade today as participants booked profits at prevailing levels amid easing demand at the spot markets. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in July fell by Rs

  • Chana futures slide 1.46% on profit-booking

    Chana futures slide 1.46% on profit-booking Chana prices moved down by 1.46 per cent to Rs 3,440 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators booked profits at prevailing levels amid easing demand at the spot market. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in the current month fell

  • Kabuli gram, other pulses climb up to Rs 400/qtl

    Kabuli gram, other pulses climb up to Rs 400/qtl Select pulses led by kabuli gram spurted by up to Rs 400 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on brisk buying by stockists, driven by pick up in demand from dal mills and retailers. Traders said, increased buying by stockists following upsurge in demand from dal mills

  • Select pulses rise on stockists’ buying

    Select pulses rise on stockists' buying New Delhi, Jun 18 Select pulses led by masoor rose by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on emergence of stockists' buying following uptick in demand from dal mills and retailers. Traders' buying driven by pick up in

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures by 1.03%

    Rising demand lifts chana futures by 1.03% Chana prices rose by 1.03 per cent to Rs 3,440 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions amid rising demand from dal mills at the spot market. Besides, tight stock positions following drop in arrivals from producing regions also fuelled the

  • Gram, its dal move up in mixed trend

    Gram, its dal move up in mixed trend New Delhi, Jun 14 () In a mixed pattern of trading, gram and its dal prices edged up by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market in the national capital today on scattered demand from dal mills. However,

  • Spot Market Update: Chana Trades Higher On Weak Kharif Pulses Sowing

    Spot Market Update: Chana Trades Higher On Weak Kharif Pulses Sowing Weak sowing trend of kharif pulses has supported chana prices in local mandies amid poor arrivals. The spot prices were trading in the range of Rs 3550-3600 per quintal with total arrivals of just 12 motors. As per latest