Govt raises wheat MSP by Rs 50 to Rs 1,400 per quintal

The government on Thursday raised the minimum support price (MSP) for wheat by Rs 50 to Rs 1,400 per quintal to encourage farmers to cover more area under the crop in the ongoing rabi season.

Wheat harvesting to be delayed by 10-15 days in Punjab, Haryana

Wheat harvesting is set to get delayed by 10-15 days in wheat growing states of Punjab and Haryana because of untimely rains and unanticipated low temperature.

India to harvest wheat close to last year's record: Govt

Area sown under wheat has declined to 294.98 lakh hectares so far in the current rabi season, from 295.93 lakh hectares in the year-ago period.