Essential Commodities
News  /  Published 08.07.22

LPG price hike hardens inflation blow for Kolkatans

The price of a 14.2kg domestic LPG cylinder was around Rs 840 a year ago. Now, it costs around Rs 1,080 in Kolkata, after the latest hike of Rs 50. People already reeling from inflation said the late...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 10.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The rat race to join 'godi' media is appaling

Join the rat race Sir — It is no secret that the ruling party and its acolytes tend to see red at the slightest mention of anything associated with Islam, be it the hijab or the&...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Rising fuel prices set Kolkata markets on fire

Prices of vegetables, fruits and other essential commodities continued to shoot through the roof, keeping up with the rise in fuel prices.  Common people are left with a hole in their pockets an...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.22

Pocket pinch: price rise

The prime minister has assured his legion of admirers that India’s stature is rising in the global order. The countrymen, however, can spot only one thing that is on an unprecedented rise: the p...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.22

Didi scan on price rise

Bengal on Wednesday reported 37 new Covid-19 infections, 57 recoveries and no death.  Currently, there are 517 active cases in the state, 472 in home isolation and 45 in hospitals, according to ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 02.01.22

Modi’s ‘New Year gift’: price rise

The Congress on Saturday criticised the Narendra Modi government for increasing the cost of more essential commodities and services that would mount pressure on the poor and the middle class in the ne...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

Pincer grip of food and fuel

“I used to spend around Rs 2,500 per month on groceries before the pandemic. Now, the bill has shot up to around Rs 4,000. My consumption has not increased. We are still three people,” sai...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.21

Bengal: Stricter curbs till June 15

By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.12.20

History at the gates: BJP’s economic libertarianism

The remaking of a nation is typically a process that unfolds at a glacial pace over time. A few bellwether events however stand out, both as catalysts of change as well as signs for posterity on how t...
By Arghya Sengupta

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.20

The grapes of wrath: Modi’s agricultural reforms

The farmers’ protest near New Delhi is a major political event challenging the Narendra Modi government. The participation is widespread and it is growing by the day. That farmers have been unha...
By Anup Sinha


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.