News  /  Published 09.05.22

Chandramukhi potatoes make costlier return to Kolkata markets

Chandramukhi potatoes: Rs 35-Rs 40 a kilo Sold for Rs 25-30 per kilo a few months back Tomatoes: Rs 50 Sold for Rs 25 a kilo a few weeks back Carrots: Rs 50-Rs 60 a kilo Sold ...
By Kinsuk Basu

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Potato and other staples turn dearer in Kolkata markets

Potatoes Chandramukhi variety: Not available Jyoti and other varieties  • Rs 24 to Rs 30 a kilo a week-and-a-half back • Rs 28 to Rs 35 a kilo now Dressed chicken •...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

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

News  /  Published 30.10.21

Fuel, rain drive veggie prices up

Rising fuel prices and huge wastage because of waterlogging across large swathes of agricultural land in Bengal are leading to a rise in vegetable prices.  On Friday, pointed gourds sold between...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.10.21

Lakshmi worshipped amid soaring prices of essentials

“Several acres of land with vegetable-bearing plants are waterlogged. As a result, the supply of vegetables to the wholesale markets has been hit severely,” he said. Brinjal and pointed g...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.21

Ranchi veggies market ready

The civic authority in Ranchi is ready with the capital's first dedicated vegetable market where over 300 sellers, who operate out of a road opposite Raj  Bhavan,  are to relocate, ensur...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 12.08.21

Go low on high glycemic index

Pasta is a great dinner, except that it could leave you craving for sweets in the late hours of the night. That’s because certain foods, such as refined carbs, are high on the glycemic index (GI...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.21

Prices of 'outsider' veggies jump

The prices of onions and other vegetables sourced from states such as Maharashtra and Karnataka are rising because of regional lockdowns. The price of onion has shot up from Rs 25 a kg a few days ago...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Veggie prices set to soar

The price of eggs, a cheap source of protein, has gone up by Re 1.50 apiece in a fortnight and the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas may push up vegetables prices, too. The rise in the price of eggs, cou...
By Kinsuk Basu and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

Covid curbs send food prices soaring

A Kasba resident bought chicken for Rs 200 a kg on Friday from a neighbourhood market. About a week back, chicken sold for Rs 165 a kg there. A Ballygunge resident bought grapes for Rs 200 a kg on Fr...
By Kinsuk Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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