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AA Edit | No politics over rice, please

After Karnataka results convinced every political party of the strike power of the freebie promises, the focus now is on their realisation

22 Jun 2023 12:20 AM

Wheat sowing up 4.28 per cent at 202.54 lakh hectares so far

As per the ministry's latest data, wheat was sown in 8.34 lakh hectare more area so far in the ongoing rabi (winter) season.

06 Dec 2019 7:53 PM

Foodgrain output at 140.5 million tonne in FY20 on monsoon boost

Maize acreage is expected to go up, but output may fall by 5.75 percent due to the massive armyworm infestation.

08 Oct 2019 7:14 PM

Govt estimates kharif crop output at 140.57 MT in 2019-20

Foodgrains production stood at 141.71 million tonnes (MT) in the kharif season of the 2018-19 crop year (July-June).

23 Sep 2019 4:48 PM

5 rice alternatives that are super interesting

Try these low-calorie options that’ll add a kick to your diet.

16 Sep 2019 5:19 PM


Monsoon deficit narrows; kharif sowing progressing well: Agri Min

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has projected overall monsoon to remain normal.

09 Aug 2019 3:20 PM

Here's why you should include lentils in your diet

Swapping half a portion of starchy dishes for lentils can significantly improve body's response to carbohydrates.

20 Jun 2018 8:36 AM

Rice becomes less nutritious as CO2 levels rise: Study

Local wildlife has sometimes added an additional challenge to the research.

26 May 2018 5:26 PM

Eating potatoes helps you lose weight faster

According to researchers, the foods fill dieters up quicker so they have fewer cravings for snacks and junk food and end up eating less.

10 May 2018 11:10 AM

India giving rice and wheat production vast support, US tells WTO

In 2013-14, India notified MPS for rice of 120 billion rupees equivalent to 5.45 pc of the value of rice production.

10 May 2018 8:45 AM


5 ingredients all busy women should have in their pantry

On days when time is of the essence, a well-stocked pantry can help keep you on track to maintaining your health goals.

09 Apr 2018 5:43 PM

This woman can go into shock and die if she eats anything other than rice and veggies

Rare condition, striking around one in 150,000 people means she can go into life-threatening anaphylactic shock if she eats anything else.

06 Apr 2018 2:44 PM

Scientists find anti-cancer properties in three rice varieties

Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha are found to have the ability to fight cancer.

19 Feb 2018 7:09 PM

7400-year-old rice grains found in China

The grains were discovered in a stratum that dates back as early as 7,400 years ago, and a starch granule were also found on the millstone.

19 Feb 2018 6:39 PM

Govt's rice procurement rises marginally to 69.89 lakh tonne so far

FCI procured 381 LT in 2016-17 marketing season which is October-September period.

23 Oct 2017 3:06 PM


Make this Navroz special with this delectable dish

We share recipe for Dhansak rice bowl so that you can savour the flavours of Parsi cuisine.

17 Aug 2017 4:50 PM

Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study

This is causing populations at risk of growth stunting and early death. Find out more.

02 Aug 2017 1:52 PM

Wheat at Rs 2 per kg, rice at Rs 3 to be provided till 2018

FCI guarantees hiring of the godown constructed by a private party for 10 years.

01 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

India raises rice, cotton buying prices as farmers' protests mount

Prices paid to local farmers for common grade paddy rice are to be raised by 5.4 per cent to 1,550 rupees per 100 kg.

20 Jun 2017 12:44 PM

Foodgrains, common-use products to get cheaper under GST

Milk and curd will continue to be exempt from taxation when GST replaced current indirect taxes.

19 May 2017 12:36 PM