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Vegetable Prices
States  /  Published 03.08.20

Vegetable rates rise in Sikkim

Cabbages are rotting in the farmlands of West Sikkim because of snap in the supply chain amid the Covid-19 pandemic when people across the state are compelled to buy the limited veggies available at t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Lockdown, rains set veggie prices on fire

Vegetables prices are skyrocketing. Over the past week or so, prices of items like tomatoes and chillies have doubled in some markets. Other vegetables and fruits have reduced drastically in supply an...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.04.20

Consumer inflation cools down

Retail inflation dropped to a four-month low of 5.91 per cent in March, mainly because of a fall in the prices of food items, especially vegetables. However, it remained above the mid-point of the RBI...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.03.20

Coronavirus crisis: Rate chart sparks chaos

Retailers dealing in grocery items are forced to bicker with customers following the release of the official rate chart for various essential grocery items.After complaints of inflated prices in the w...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 12.03.19

Retail inflation at 4-month high of 2.57% in February

Retail inflation rose to a four-month high of 2.57 per cent in February, driven by higher food prices, but remained lower than the RBI’s expectations, giving hope the central bank could cut the key ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Minus onions, tears in Odisha midday meal

Rising onion, garlic and ginger prices have prompted most primary schools in rural Odisha to replace the egg curry in their midday meals with boiled eggs, which the children are forced to eat with ric...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Business  /  Published 12.03.20

Retail inflation at 6.6%

Retail inflation dropped for the first time after six months in February, easing to 6.58 per cent as the prices of vegetables and other kitchen items cooled, government data showed on Thursday. The in...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

India's economy: broad hints of causes for worry

The ministry of commerce has released the latest data on wholesale price index inflation. The data on food inflation have attracted attention as it soared to a 33-month high in April 2019. However, th...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.19

Farmers forced to sell veggies at low price

Farmers are forced to sell their produces at half the market rate as road and rail connectivity was disrupted in the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.The vegetables include cab...
By Alamgir Hossain and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

After rain, vegetable prices go north in Calcutta

Prices of vegetables have gone through the roof following the unseasonal rain in the last week of February.Large swathes of low-lying cultivatable land in North and South 24-Parganas, Howrah, Nadia an...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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