Food  /  Published 23.11.22

Turkey roast to pumpkin pie: Must-try recipes for a lip-smacking Thanksgiving

Remember, it’s not just a feast to celebrate but bonding over food too!...
By Jaismita Alexander

News  /  Published 25.03.22

Colours of emotions run high among Salt Lake residents

After two years of inactivity, people got drenched in Holi revelry...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.21

Potato farmers happy in Bengal, but need more

The TMC is hoping to reap dividends in the Assembly elections in the potato belt of Hooghly, East Burdwan, Birbhum, West Midnapore and parts of Murshidabad...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.21

Price buffer for potato farmers

A senior government official elaborated why a minimum price guarantee was needed in a year of bumper production...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Sudden rain spells woe for pricey potato

Delayed sowing usually delays harvesting, and often reduces production, which impacts the market...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore


West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.20

Factors behind potato price rise in Bengal

We spoke to government officials, traders and cold storage owners to assess the network of reasons behind the situation...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.20

Costly potato poser on midday plate

Price gap between Rs 45 per kg of sold in markets and Rs 32 for a kg that the state education department had allotted...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.20

Cheaper govt stall potatoes trigger row

Vegetables sellers forced officials, who had set up a mobile stall to sell potatoes at Rs 25 a kilo, to leave the spot...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

India  /  Published 22.09.20

PM offers potato logic to farmers

He said the 'pressure' created by the early-June ordinances led to cultivators receiving better prices in the mandis...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

ED's drive at city markets

Retail traders asked to sell the tuber at not more than Rs 27 a kg, warned of consequences on non-compliance...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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