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Centre rolls out measures to curb cereal prices

The food secretary said the government expected a bumper rice crop despite a patchy monsoon because of robust acreage.

A number of anti-inflation measures over the past several hasn’t stamped out food inflation, especially in cereals. (Reuters file photo)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 01:41 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Kharif planting normal for most crops, barring pulses

The area under kharif crops in India remains nearly the same as last year, with rice acreage expanding despite a patchy monsoon. However, the sowing of pulses is trailing last year's levels, which could impact food supply and contribute to high inflation. The monsoon is vital for India's economy as it waters nearly half of the country's net-sown area.

Women harvesting kharif crop in Kota region, File Photo
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 12:34 AM IST

Global rice prices surge 15-year high after India bans exports: Report

Rice prices have increased exponentially and hit a 15-year high in August after India banned overseas grain sales of Indica white rice.

Representational image(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 08, 2023 02:59 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Neha Yadav

Centre had rice stocks available, but did not give, says Karnataka Minister

Karnataka Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao accuses Centre of stopping rice distribution to scuttle the state's Anna Bhagya scheme.

Karnataka Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 08, 2023 07:33 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S

India basmati rice exporters face surge in early shipments requests

"We are assuring buyers that there is no possibility of a ban on basmati rice exports but some buyers are afraid due to the recent decisions," an exporter said.

Government of India's decision to ban export of non-basmati rice has triggered a hoarding race among Indian-Americans.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 04:07 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
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