Pulses are healthy and economically viable
Edible seeds such as lentils, chickpeas and pigeon peas are often neglected as staple grains are given more prominence
देश की आठ हजार दाल मिले बंद है, जानिए दलहन किसान और मजदूर का हाल
लॉकडाउन की वजह से दाल मिलें बंद पड़ी हैं, 2 लाख से अधिक मजदूर खाली बैठे हैं और दलहन किसान की चिंता बढ़ती जा ...
Promoting pulses can contribute to Sustainable Development Goals
One of the most extensively-used foods in the world, pulses are rich in fibre and are a great source of vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc …
India pins hopes on Myanmar pulses
Desperate to check growing prices, the country plans to encourage domestic players to grow pulses in Myanmar despite having bad experiences in …
India to import 3 mln tonnes of pulses in 2020-21
Import could lower prices of domestic pulses, increasing losses to farmers
India importing pulses despite self-reliance
Despite the Centre's claims of not importing pulses the previous year, foreign dal still entered the country
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'We are unable to produce quality seeds'
India is facing a shortage of pulses. Untimely rains have caused their prices to rise by up to 64 per cent in 2014-15. Experts say we need to …
Will climate change bring back the age of famines in Kashmir?
A quick glance at government data shows that climate change has eaten into the output of top food crops in Jammu and Kashmir
'Permaculture potential is huge in India'
Permaculturist Dwarakanath talks to Down To Earth about how this innovative design science can help India become food resilient in future
Government sees record food grains output in 2016-17; doubts over claims remain
Despite importing wheat and pulses, government claims production of these grains will surpass previous record
Pulses production in 2019-20 will reduce due to erratic monsoon: IPGA
Trade body also demands of removal of import restriction and quota on green peas
FSSAI clears imported pulses for consumption
The body’s move came after month-long tests on consignments entering three different ports were mostly found to be free of glyphosate
Impact of stalled monsoon: 30-45% decline in sowing of kharif crops in June
Cotton, oilseeds, pulses and coarse cereals are among the worst-hit crops
Government sets up committee to relook at pulse MSP, bonus
Decision comes after prices of pulses touched nearly Rs. 200 a kg
Book on pulses takes readers on amazing journey across varied cultures
Pulses are packed with proteins–double than that found in wheat and three times than that in rice
कहां गई गरीबों की 'सरकारी' दाल?
बिहार में पहली दफा लॉकडाउन की घोषणा हुई थी तो सरकार ने घोषणा की थी कि इस अवधि में हर गरीब को तीन महीने ...
Sikkim is 100% organic! Take a second look
The state's transition to organic farming is yet to become a true success
Economic Survey pegs real GDP growth at 6.75-7.5 per cent for 2017-18
The survey said that India’s exports are recovering, buoyed by increased global economic activity
Severe urea shortage leads to row between Madhya Pradesh, Centre
An extended monsoon in the state increased wheat acreage, leading to spiraling urea demand and a consequent war of words
A record production of pulses is in the offing. But neither farmers nor consumers stand to benefit because the government is withdrawing …
Despite being a world leader in pulses production, India has been forced to import due to crop loss and seed deficit. The sharp rise in prices is …
India claims to be self-sufficient in food production but facts say otherwise
If the government decides to feed all its hungry people, India's tag of a net exporting country will be easliy lost
Poor show of northeast monsoon raises doubts over Rabi crops production
Erratic distribution of northeast monsoon rains is most evident in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and the Deccan regions
Pulses, neglected for long