Milk Prices

  • Government should fix price of the milk we sell: Haryana dairy farmers June 25, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government came to power with a huge mandate, there are high expectation of the people from the maiden Budget of the NDA government which will be tabled in July. Dairy farmers in Haryana says, "We don't get the right price for the milk we sell. When...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea on milk adulteration and price hike May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the city government to take immediate steps to prevent supply of adulterated milk in the capital and to not hike the price of milk further. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw rejected social...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy and Amul, terming it is "unnecessary". "Mother Dairy, which is Governmentrun Company, has also increased the milk price by 2 per litre after Amul increased price. Increase in the price of...
  • Delhi BJP demands roll back of hike in milk prices May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi unit of BJP on Monday demanded an immediate roll back of the hike in milk prices by Mother Dairy, expressing apprehension that the Delhi Milk Scheme and other vendors will follow suit. "The residents of Delhi have already been reeling under the pressure of price rise....
  • Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by upto Rs 3 per litre May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy on Sunday announced an increase of up to Rs 3 per litre in milk prices in DelhiNCR region from Monday, citing rise in input costs. Full cream milk will be dearer by Rs 3 per litre, while other variants will be costlier by Rs 2 per...
  • Delhi: Mother Dairy milk prices hiked by up to Rs 2 September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Pay more for your daily does of calcium now. Milk has become dearer by Rs 2 in the national capital. This is the first hike of the year. A litre of full-cream Mother Dairy milk will now cost Rs 39. Toned milk will cost Rs 31. Mother Dairy has attributed...
  • Mother Dairy hikes milk prices in Delhi September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy on Friday announced an increase of up to Rs 2 a litre in milk prices in the Delhi-NCR region with effect from September 8. Full cream milk will be dearer by Rs 2 per litre, while other variants will be costlier by Re 1 a litre. One...
  • Jaya defends hike in milk prices, bus fares November 20, 2011

    Chennai: Defending the hike in milk prices and bus fares as a "painful" decision taken by her government, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday slammed opposition parties for criticising it out of "political reasons". Jayalalithaa also came down on her arch-rival and DMK chief M Karunanidhi for flaying the state...
  • TN govt hikes bus fares and milk prices November 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday announced hike in bus fares and milk prices and blamed Centre for the price hike. Jayalalithaa slammed Centre for not providing enough funds for the state. "The Congress government at the Centre only wants to help the state where they are in power...
  • After sugar, milk price hike may ruin your tea January 23, 2010

    Mumbai: Just as the price of sugar was starting to come down, there is growing concern that the price of milk may not remain the same in Maharashtra. The state has already witnessed a hike in price of milk a few months back. Now, farmers want Rs 2 more for...
  • After sugar, Pawar goofs up on milk prices January 21, 2010

    First it was vegetables, then sugar, and now its milk. Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has kept everyone guessing whether there is a shortage of milk or not. The Pawar speak has left everyone confused and the political battle against price rise is hotting up. LK Advani asked Prime Minister...
  • Sugar expensive; Pawar fears milk will be dear too January 20, 2010

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday indicated that the price of milk would increase in north India on account of a dip in milk production. "There is a gap of 18 lakh tonnes between demand and the current milk supply," said Pawar in New Delhi while maintaining that the...
  • Drought hits milk business, price soars January 7, 2010

    This year's drought has taken a toll on the cattle and the only choice for milk traders is to raise milk prices. Milkman Shree Govind said, "Fodder price has gone from Rs 2.50 to Rs 5. 50/kg in last 5 years and quality has gone down. So milk yields are...
  • Europe's farmers dump milk to protest low prices September 17, 2009

    Amsterdam/Brussels: Dairy farmers sprayed about 3 million litres of fresh milk onto fields in Belgium on Wednesday, the latest high profile act in a European-wide protest over low milk prices. Dairy farmers have blocked deliveries, held back supply and thrown away millions of litres of their produce as part of a...
  • Milk to be dearer by Re 1 in Gujarat and Delhi August 27, 2009

    Ahmedabad: State's largest milk producer, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) marketing its dairy products under brand Amul, is likely to increase the milk prices by Re 1 in Gujarat and New Delhi, senior Federation official said. "In the backdrop of drought-like situation prevailing in the state the prices of cattle...