19 Jul 2012
Punjab based wheat flour mills have said there will not be any reduction in prices of wheat-based items like flour, citing 'insufficient' availability of raw material.
30 May 2012
Though wheat arrival declined considerably, its procurement in Punjab has reached record level of 128.5 lakh tonne (LT) so far in the ongoing rabi marketing season.
11 May 2012
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday lauded state wheat growers for contributing all time high wheat share into the central pool as wheat purchase from the state reached nearly 120 lakh tonnes on the back of a bumper output.
11 Sep 2012
Protesting the fixation of "high" price for wheat under OMSS, Punjab's bulk buyers including flour mill owners today stayed away from participating in the bidding process for wheat purchase.
06 May 2012
Punjab has emerged as the country’s only state where the government has purchased wheat from the farmers at minimum support price. Followed by the record yield of wheat crop in Punjab, the state government has claimed to have purchased the entire foodgrain from the farmers at fixed rates. All the agencies have purchased the 1,06,57,115 tonne of wheat from the farmers.
30 Oct 2014
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday asked the Union Government to "upwardly revise" the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat for the forthcoming season.
21 Jul 2016
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Assembly yesterday witnessed ruckus as the Opposition Congress staged a walkout alleging that wheat mixed with soil was being disbursed to victims of the recent floods in the state capital.
06 Sep 2016
New York: Cupertino-based giant Apple seems confident that its next generation iPhone 7, which is just a day away from launch, is going to be a huge success as the company has reportedly increased orders of the components needed to manufacture the handset by 10 per cent.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Pulses production fell by 4 percent to 16.47 million tonnes in the 2015-16 crop year due to drought in many states but the country's total foodgrains output rose marginally to 252.22 million tonnes on the back of bumper wheat crop.
11 May 2015
Chandigarh: Concerned over delay in crop lifting and payment to farmers, Punjab government on Monday asked all purchasing centres in the state to send daily report on procurement operations.