India  /  Published 16.12.21

Bihar to buy parboiled rice only

Bihar has decided to procure parboiled rice instead of raw rice from this year, at a time the Centre has contentiously stopped buying the parboiled variety from Odisha and Telangana citing lack of dem...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.21

Jharkhand to borrow to buy paddy

Jharkhand, which is plagued by a shortage of rice mills, has for the first time decided to take a loan from two public sector banks to procure paddy from farmers at minimum support price (MSP). The H...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 08.12.21

Neutral TRS to boycott House over paddy

The usually neutral Telangana Rashtra Samithi on Tuesday announced that it would boycott the remaining part of the winter session in protest against the government’s refusal to procure paddy fro...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.21

Bogus BPL stench in paddy sale

As many as 65,000 below-poverty-line people had sold paddy to the Jharkhand government last year, unusually large quantities in many cases, setting off suspicion that there could be fake BPL cardholde...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.12.21

State to buy paddy from December 15

Jharkhand will begin paddy procurement from December 15 and all districts have been directed to be prepared with mandatory logistics for a seamless process ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.21

Panchayat official requests farmer not to burn paddy stubble

Still, stubble burning is not that rampant in Bengal as it is in the country’s northern states. ...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

WhatsApp for paddy posers

The state food and supplies department released a WhatsApp helpline number on Thursday to maintain transparency in paddy procurement process in Bengal. From November 1, the department will buy paddy ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Floods hit puja husk supply

Devotees in East Midnapore shopping for Lakshmi Puja essentials are facing a low supply of paddy husk, among the most vital items of the ritual, as prolonged rainfall has destroyed over 2.1 lakh hecta...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 03.10.21

Paddy procurement starts in Punjab

  Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday launched the paddy procurement across the state from a grain market here. The development came a day after the Centre allowed the paddy ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 03.10.21

Centre rolls back decision to postpone paddy procurement

Following protests, the Centre has rolled back its decision announced on Thursday to postpone paddy procurement from Punjab and Haryana till October 11. Procurement will now begin on Sunday. The two ...


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