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  • Weak demand drags pulses

    Weak demand drags pulses Amid rains and weak physical demand, pulse seeds and pulses traded low with tur (Maharashtra) quoted at ₹5,850-5,900 a quintal, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹5,000-5,300. Tur dal (sawa no.) was quoted at ₹7,000-7,100, tur dal (full) at ₹7,200-7,300, while tur marka was quoted at ₹7,800-7,900. Moong (bold)quoted at ₹5,600-5,800, while

  • Pulses prices drop 10% over imports.

    Pulses prices drop 10% over imports. Arrival of imported pulses from Africa and Myanmar at Indian ports has led to a 5-10 per cent fall in their prices in the past one week, said traders and millers. The supply will peak by end-August and the start of September, keeping prices

  • Govt cuts tur dal supplies and increases chana dal for PDS

    Govt cuts tur dal supplies and increases chana dal for PDS The Maharashtra government has decided to increase allocation of chana dal for beneficiaries of the Antyodaya Anna Yojana and the priority households under the targeted public distribution system. Lesser availability of tur dal as against increased availability of chana

  • Kharif coverage down 6.6% despite improved rainfall

    Kharif coverage down 6.6% despite improved rainfall Paddy sowing worst affected with area down 12.5 per cent at 223 lakh ha Notwithstanding a moderate improvement in rainfall, kharif sowing across the country failed to register a corresponding increase with total area sown remaining at 788.5 lakh hectares (lh), about 6.6

  • Bearish sentiment in chana

    Bearish sentiment in chana Bearish sentiment prevailed on chana and dollar chana on subdued demand with chana (kanta)quoted at ₹4,250-75 a quintal, chana (desi) at ₹4,150-75, while chana (vishal) ruled at ₹4,000. Chana dal (average) quoted at ₹5,150-5,250, chana dal (medium) at ₹5,350-5,450, while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,550-5,650 . Dollar chana today ruled at ₹4,800-5,200

  • Area under pulses may shrink 10% this season

    Area under pulses may shrink 10% this season There could a 10% deficit in sowing of pulses this kharif across the country although the current drop in pulses cultivation is nearly 18.58% compared to last year, industry people said. While an area of 102 lakh hectares was covered in the

  • Sluggish trend in pulses continues

    Sluggish trend in pulses continues Sluggish trend in pulse seeds and pulses continued on weak physical demand. On Wednesday, tur (Maharashtra)was quoted at ₹5,950, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹5,000-5,400. Tur dal ruled stable with tur dal (sawa no.) quoted at ₹7,100-7,200 a quintal, tur dal (full) at ₹7,300-7,400, while tur marka was

  • Pulses: sluggish trend continues

    Pulses: sluggish trend continues Sluggish trend in pulse seeds and pulses continued on weak physical demand and lack of buying interest from the retailers and millers in control quality pulse seeds, which have flooded the market. Moong (bold) was quoted at ₹5,700-5,800 a quintal, while moong (medium) ruled at ₹5,000-5,200. Moong dal

  • Weak demand drags chana

    Weak demand drags chana Weak demand and decline in buying support at the higher rate dragged chana with chana (kanta) quoted at ₹4,150-75 a quintal, while chana (desi) was quoted at ₹4,100 and chana (vishal) at ₹4,000. Chana dal (average) was quoted at ₹5,100-5,200, chana dal (medium) at ₹5,300-5,400, and chana dal (bold) at ₹5,500-5,600. Dollar

  • Kharif crop output expected to match last year’s production

    Kharif crop output expected to match last year’s production Foodgrain production in the ongoing kharif (summer sown) season is expected to be same as last year’s despite deficient monsoon rains so far as there is still time to sow paddy and other crops, a senior government official said Tuesday. Read