Kharif Crop

  • Onion prices at Lasalgaon Mandi fall as kharif crops arrive, down by Rs 12/kg to Rs 30/kg 02-10-2013 08:37 AM

    Onion prices on Tuesday fell sharply by Rs 12 to Rs 30 per kg at Lasalgaon Mandi in Nashik as supplies almost doubled with the arrival of new crops, raising hopes of a similar cut in retail rates. The impact of a fall in onion prices at Lasalgaon Mandi, which...
  • Excess rains to boost Kharif production this season 23-08-2013 03:22 PM

    Excess rains will be a boon to the parched state and Rajasthan will have a bumper kharif crop this season as sowing target touched 94 per cent, a top state agriculture department official said on Friday. As against a target of 1.54 crore hectare of sowing, an average of 1.45...
  • Monsoon likely to hit Kerala by June 2: IMD 30-05-2013 07:50 PM

    New Delhi: The south-west monsoon, crucial for the country's agriculture-based economy, is likely to hit the Kerala coast by June 2, the IMD said on Thursday. "Conditions are becoming favourable for the onset of south-west monsoon over Kerala during the next three days," DP Yadav, Director of the Indian Meteorological...
  • Talking Point: Will UPA be able to contain food prices? 19-11-2009 12:41 AM

    Like gold, prices of essentials are touching record levels. ...