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Vegetable Prices
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

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Rain damage pushes up green chilli prices in Kolkata markets

A shortfall in Bengal’s own production, coupled with poor supply from other states, has resulted in a sharp spike in the price of green chillies in Kolkata. On Friday, green chillies sold betwe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.10.21

Kolkata police visit city markets to prevent vegetable hoarding

Police on Tuesday inspected some markets in the city to find out whether traders were hoarding vegetables, the move prompted by a sharp rise in retail prices. The markets that witnessed surprise visi...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.21

Vegetables on fire as rain hits supply

The prices of several vegetables have shot up in Calcutta over the past 10 days because of a supply crunch that traders said was a result of heavy rain that damaged crops in south Bengal. The prices ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.21

Diesel price sets city market on fire

The rising price of fuel over the last few weeks has resulted in a hike in the prices of vegetables and other items that come to Calcutta from a distance. Capsicum, which cost Rs 60 a kg in March, is...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.20

MSP soon for vegetables

The state agriculture department is working on a plan to fix minimum support price (MSP) for vegetables, similar to paddy, agriculture minister Badal Patralekh said on Sunday, adding that the move was...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.10.20

Kerala to fix floor price for vegetables

Kerala on Tuesday became the first state to introduce a floor price for vegetables, which would be 20 per cent above the production cost, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here. The scheme would c...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

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

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

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


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