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Farm growth may slip to over 3% in FY18: Niti Aayog

The expected 3 per cent growth this year is not that bad when compared to 2016-17 fiscal when the sector grew from a low base effect, he said.

Oct 13, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

States will have to bear farm loan waivers from own coffers: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the union government will not partake in state's fiscal leverage in waiving farm loans and made it clear that the cost has to be borne by them.

Jun 12, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Flood alert: Situation remains grim in Assam, Arunachal, railways affected in Bihar

Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal reviewed the situation yesterday as over six lakh people are reeling under the fury of flood in Assam.

Jul 25, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

Rabi wheat sowing down 27% at 117.32 lakh hectare so far

Wheat sowing has declined by 27 percent to 117.32 lakh hectares so far this rabi season due to lack of moisture content in soil and late harvest of Kharif crops.

Nov 27, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Pulses sowing up by 13% to 38.91 lakh hectares

Buoyed by higher support price, farmers have planted pulses in more area at 38.91 lakh hectares in this rabi season so far against 34.42 lakh hectares area in the year-ago period.


Nov 13, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

Wheat sowing lagging behind at 2.76 lakh hectare

Wheat sowing is lagging behind as the crop has been planted in only 2.76 lakh hectare so far in the ongoing rabi season due to lack of soil moisture.

Nov 06, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Urea sales higher this Rabi season: Govt

The government today said there is no shortage of urea in the country and sales of the key soil nutrient were higher during the ongoing rabi season compared to the same period last year.

Feb 16, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Rabi sowing marginally lower than last year: Care Ratings

Rabi season accounts for roughly half of the overall agricultural production, compared to last year.

Dec 26, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

India has surplus urea stocks for rabi season: Ananth Kumar

Amid reports of urea shortage in the country, Fertiliser Minister Ananth Kumar on Thursday said there is a surplus of the soil nutrient to meet the domestic requirements of the ongoing rabi sowing season.

Nov 20, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

Onion output estimated to rise 15% to 19.3 MT in 2013-14

Onion production in the country is estimated to increase by 15 percent to 19.3 million tonnes (MT) in 2013-14, Parliament was informed Friday.

Jul 11, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

Wheat procurement in Haryana reaches targeted level of 65 LT

Wheat procurement in Haryana has reached almost the targeted level of 65 lakh tonnes (LT) in the ongoing rabi marketing season.

May 30, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

Wheat area reaches all-time high at 30.2 million hectares: Govt

Sowing of wheat, a major rabi crop, starts in October and harvesting takes place from April.

Jan 03, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2013, 15:34 PM IST

MMTC invites bids for import of 3 lakh tonnes of DAP

With a view to augment fertiliser supply in the upcoming rabi season, state-owned trading firm MMTC has invited bids for the import of three lakh tonnes of di-ammonium phosphate (DAP).

Sep 19, 2011, 13:28 PM IST