Demand shoots up, MP wheat farmers turn to pvt mandis

The fully-mechanised government procurement center in Madhya Pradesh’s Dewas district can process around 2,000 metric tons of wheat per day. But in the peak of the wheat procurement season, only a handful of farmers are present here — in a year harvest has been largely unaffected. Among them is Vijay Patel, his red tractor-trolley loaded … Read more

Explained: Why India is facing the longest power cuts in 6 years | India News

NEW DELHI: Long hours of power cuts have added to the woes of the people in this scorching heat that is sweeping through most parts of the country. India is facing its worst electricity shortage in more than six years and the early onset of summer has pushed up demand to record levels. In the … Read more