Business  /  Published 15.10.20

Wholesale price inflation at 1.32%

A spike in the prices of food items pushed wholesale price inflation to a seven-month high of 1.32 per cent in September, after turning positive in August for the first time since March. The WPI-base...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.20

Stomach this: Conflict and food security

The Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme underlines the urgency of the challenge posed by hunger in a planet ravaged by conflict, the vagaries of climate c...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.20

Dangerous hunger: Farm bills & food security

The three agriculture bills rushed through Parliament by the Narendra Modi government seek to bring peasant producers into direct contact with corporate buyers without any intervention by the State. T...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Business  /  Published 13.10.20

Factory output dismal, prices of food pinch

According to data released by the National Statistical Office, the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) crossed the double-digit mark and was 10.68 per cent in September. The inflation in the vegetable s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Truck strike fuels food price hike fears

Vegetables, eggs, fruits, fish and other items can become costlier down the week following a three-day strike by truckers starting Monday. Thousands of trucks carrying essential items to the state hav...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 12.10.20

Food for thought: Nobel Peace Prize for UN programme

Sir — It is heartening that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the United Nations World Food Programme. This will prioritize the importance of alleviating global hunger amidst th...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 10.10.20

Nobel nod to food soldiers

By Megan Specia, Matina Stevis-Gridneff in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

Camps for ration cards in Ranchi

Ranchi district administration will organise 33 special ration card application camps in the city on Friday for facilitating inclusion of downtrodden people under the Jharkhand state food security sch...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Food  /  Published 05.10.20

The business of food in the new normal

The chief of Speciality Restaurants, Anjan Chatterjee talks from the heart but means business. In Calcutta to take stock of his various brands that dot the city, he spoke to The Telegraph about t...
By Nandini Ganguly in

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.20

Anxious situation

Sir — The farmers’ produce trade and commerce (promotion and facilitation) bill, 2020, the farmers (empowerment and protection) agreement of price assurance and farm services bill, 2020 an...
By The Telegraph in


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