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Govt Considering Reimposing Import Duty On Wheat, Says Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

The government is considering bringing back import duty on wheat to protect farmers' interest after a bumper domestic crop, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said

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India Has No Plan To Cut Sugar Import Tax For Now: Ram Vilas Paswan

India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, is not considering to cut import duty on the sweetener at least in the near term

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Government Agencies Will Not Import Wheat For Now, Says Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Government agencies will not import wheat at least in the near term, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday , as private players ramped up overseas purchases following a rally in local prices

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India's Food Security Programme To Cost Rs 1.4 Lakh Crore A Year, Says Ram Vilas Paswan

India's recently rolled out national food security welfare programme will cost the government Rs 1.4 trillion a year, food minister Ram Vilas Paswan said

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India Holding Talks With Brazil To Grow Pulses

The government has offered to give seeds for pulses besides sending a team of trained people to Brazil for helping in pulses cultivation

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Opposition Attacks Govt Over Rising Food Prices

TMC leader Derek O'Brien says the NDA government should be held responsible for the unchecked rise in prices of essential goods

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That Steaming Bowl Of Dal Has A New Beret

Much of the fire-fighting over the price and availability of pulses, obviously stems from a recognition of its worth as a primary source of protein in a country, where a vast swathe of the population are vegetarian

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Buffer Stock For Pulses Jacked Up To 20 Lakh Tonne From 8 Lakh Tonne

A high-level inter-ministerial meeting headed by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley took stock of the availability of pulses. The panel was informed that the production of pulses would shoot up to 20 million tonne this year, from 17 million tonne produced in 2015-16

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Government Sets Up Committee To Relook At Pulse MSP, Bonus

Trying out all possible ways to control pulse prices that have neared Rs 200 per kg, the Centre on Monday decided to set up a committee to relook at the minimum support price and bonus to promote pulse cultivation

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Govt Extends 25% Tax On Wheat Imports: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

India has extended a 25 per cent tax on wheat imports, the food minister said on Friday , to help curb cheap shipments with domestic stockpiles rising at the world's second-biggest wheat producer

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Export Tax Turns Sugar Stocks Bitter

The move to impose the export duty on sugar followed a meeting of key ministers, chaired by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday

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Govt-to-govt Contract Plan To Import Pulses: Ram Vilas Paswan

He said the government has also maintained a buffer stock, for which it has already purchased 1,13,000 tonnes of pulses

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India Plans 25 Per Cent Tax On Sugar Exports To Maintain Local Supplies

Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the levy was aimed at curbing the country's exports and would help keep local prices under control in the world's top consumer of sugar

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