Duty free apples from Iran have been coming to India via Afghanistan under the India - Afghanistan Free Trade Agreement for last two years. In spite of numerous petitions and representations made by the farmers of Himachal and J&K to the government of India these Iranian apples have not stopped coming. Will the Indian fruit survive the odds?
The prices of the apple boxes weighing between 20 kg to 25 kg, have plummeted from Rs 2,200-2,400 to Rs 700 to 1,200 in just 10 days.
A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.PTI Photo
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.PTI Photo
Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...PTI Photo
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