Farm Sector

  • Wary India watches monsoon, gold scrap sales up June 19, 2012

    Singapore/Mumbai: Jewellers in Thailand cashed in gold as global prices extended gains for an eighth consecutive session on Tuesday, while a weaker rupee curbed buying interest in India, the world's main consumer, dealers said. Jewellers in India are also watching the progress of the monsoon, which could set the tone for...
  • Farm, services sector push economic growth February 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Driven by good performance of agriculture and services sector, the Indian economy grew by 8.2 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal, up from 7.3 per cent in the corresponding period a year ago. According to the data released by the government on Monday, farm sector...
  • Farm sector hurting overall growth: Chidambaram March 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that an investment boom in India was continuing but a sluggish farm sector was hurting overall growth. The Indian economy, Asia's third largest, has grown at an average 8.8 per cent in the past four years and is estimated to grow...