Tomatoes

  • Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 80 per kg in some cities 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Tomato prices have soared up to Rs 80 per kg in some parts of the country after a substantial drop in supply from key producing states. The average price of tomato, monitored by the Consumer Affairs Department, in 59 cities, however, stood at Rs 60 per kg. The vegetable...
  • Tomato prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg in Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With prices sky rocketing, tomato dishes may not be the menu in many household across the country. The soaring price of tomato is the biggest concern of the common people across India. In the national capital, tomato prices have gone up from Rs 60 per kg to Rs 80...
  • Rising tomatoes prices push kitchen budget into the red July 17, 2014

    The humble tomatoes have pushed the kitchen budget into the red over the last few days. "These tomatoes that were selling for Rs 10 a kg at the wholesale market are being sold at Rs 45 a kg. These tomatoes will be sold at Rs 60 to Rs 80 a...
  • After onions, tomato prices soar due to delayed monsoon July 17, 2014

    A delay in monsoon is seeing vegetable prices soar. After onions, now tomato prices have shot through the roof in the metros. "The rising prices have severely affected our monthly budget," says a customer in Bangalore. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes July 16, 2014

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • After onions, tomatoes prices shoot up in metros July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi,...
  • No rain causes increase in the price of tomatoes July 16, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN a resident of Jaipur expresses his anxiety over the rising price of tomatoes. The crop has been majorly affected this time because of no rains. "The way things are, we might have to resort to tomato ketchup,"he says. ...
  • Vegetable prices will come down soon as Met has predicted more rains: Agriculture Minister July 16, 2014

    As food inflation hits consumers, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan has said that prices will decrease after more rainfall later this month. "This government is more active than previous government over prices of vegetables. The Met department is of the view that rain will be good in July, so prices will...
  • Common man faces the brunt of high vegetable prices July 16, 2014

    After onions, now it is tomato prices which have shot up in major cities. In the capital, tomato prices have gone from Rs 35 per kg last week to Rs 50 per kg this week. It has doubled from Rs 20 to Rs 40-50 per kg in Hyderabad. ...
  • After onions, tomato prices shoot up in major cities July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Price rise continues to plague the common man. After onions, now tomato prices have shot up in major cities. In the national capital, tomato prices have gone from Rs 35 per kg last week to Rs 50 rupees per kg this week. It has doubled from Rs 20 to...
  • Valentine's Day: Tomatoes thrown on couples by Bajrang Dal, VHP men February 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The activists of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday threw rotten tomatoes at couples celebrating Valentine's Day on the banks of Sabarmati River. Couples were seen running to save themselves when a large group of Bajrang Dal workers suddenly thronged the place and started throwing tomatoes...
  • After onions and tomatoes, salt prices touch Rs 100 November 16, 2013

    Kolkata: After onions and tomatoes, it is the price of salt that is hitting the roof in the state of West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha and Meghalaya. There is panic buying of salt after rumours of a shortage spread like wildfire prompting shopkeepers to cash in and sell salt over Rs...
  • Delhi: After onions, tomato prices hit a new high November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After onions, it is the tomatoes that is bringing tears to the common man (aam aadmi). A kg of tomatoes which were available at Rs 40 to 50 just a month ago is now being sold at Rs 80-90 per kg. The spike in tomato prices has been blamed...
  • No fall in onion prices, tomato prices shoot up in Delhi, Chandigarh November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The festival season is over, but there is still no sign of vegetable prices coming down. After onions, now tomatoes have become too expensive to handle. Prices have shot up to Rs 70 and 80 per kg in Delhi and Chandigarh. In other cities the prices are hovering...
  • Reason behind vegetable price rise crop shortage or profiteering? July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The rising prices of vegetables across parts of the country have become a huge concern among the consumers. Early monsoons have affected the crops resulting in lesser produce, but the consumers are also flummoxed by the marked difference between wholesale and retail prices. In the national capital, even...
  • Eating tomatoes helps fight depression: Study December 5, 2012

    London: Eating tomatoes few times a week can reduce your chances of suffering from depression by half, a new study has claimed. Researchers analysed the mental health records and diet habits of around 1,000 men and women aged 70 or over. They found that those eating tomatoes two to six...
  • Food inflation affects household budgets July 20, 2012

    The prices of vegetables, fruits and pulses have shot through the roof in major metros. ...
  • Vegetable prices shoot up in Delhi, Bangalore July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: There has been worrying news that is affecting all households. The prices of vegetables, fruits and pulses have shot through the roof in major metros. The chief reasons behind such escalating prices are poor production monitoring and abysmal storage facilities which are leading to decay. A shortfall in supply...
  • Egypt: Hillary on visit, pelted with tomatoes July 16, 2012

    Alexandria: Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade on Sunday during her first visit to Egypt since the election of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. A tomato struck an Egyptian official in the face, and shoes and a water bottle landed near the armoured cars carrying...
  • Spanish town celebrates the 'Tomatina' festival September 1, 2011

    Bunol: This Spanish town launched its internationally famous tomato food fight, the "Tomatina", with the participation of about 45,000 young people from all over the world who faced off against everyone else in the narrow streets with 120 tonnes of the ripe red vegetables for ammunition. The run-up to the peaceful...
  • Know your onions February 14, 2011

    1. The onion is probably one of the oldest vegetables that man consumed and has been traced back to about 5000 BC. In the land of the Pharaohs, the dead were buried along with onions as the Egyptians believed it would help bring breath back to the mummies. Onions also...
  • Food inflation is a global reality February 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Topping our casualty list is this man - Ben Ali - Tuinisa's dictator of 23 years - now on the run. Food riots in the country forced by a 3.5 per cent inflation and large scale unemployment toppled his government. He's now without a job and without his pet...
  • After onions, egg prices rise January 11, 2011

    After onions and tomatoes prices of eggs are on the rise. Supply constraints push the prices up in north India. ...
  • Food inflation at 10-week high of 14.44 pc December 30, 2010

    New Delhi: Food inflation surged to a 10-week high of 14.44 per cent for the week ended December 18 as prices of vegetables, particularly onions, fruits, cereals and protein-based products, continued to escalate. Food inflation stood at 12.13 per cent in the previous week. This is...
  • Sudden rise in tomato prices pinches consumers December 23, 2010

    New Delhi: After onions, it’s now tomatoes that are making the consumers cry. In one day alone, the prices have shot up by nearly Rs 10-15 and seem unlikely to drop anytime soon. In a nationwide increase, tomatoes are selling in the price range of Rs 40-60 a kg. Housewives across...
  • Food inflation jumps as vegetable prices rise December 23, 2010

    Rising prices of vegetables have taken food inflation back to double digits. Food inflation jumped sharply for the third week in a row to 12.13 per cent for the week ended December 11 with fruits and vegetables price soaring by almost six per cent. After onions, prices of tomatoes have started...
  • Tomato prices shoot up, consumers see red December 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Even as citizens are yet to come to terms with skyrocketing prices of onion, tomato prices have shot up across cities by almost Rs 10-15, currently selling at RS 45-55 a kg. Prices of tomato soared to Rs 50 a kg in Delhi on Thursday double of what it...
  • FB, Rotten Tomatoes make users movie critics September 18, 2010

    Los Angeles: Attention Facebook users: you can now be your own movie critic. Rotten Tomatoes, the film website known for aggregating movie reviews, is partnering with Facebook to give its readers the opportunity to recommend films to their other Facebook friends. "People have always found movies through recommendations from friends," said Carl...
  • Floods in Punjab, Haryana push up tomato price July 17, 2010

    Chandigarh: The floods that wreaked havoc in Punjab and Haryana have taken a heavy toll on the vegetable farmers in the region. The tomato growing belt in Haryana which sends its crop to Delhi has been destroyed forcing prices to spiral. Hundreds of acres of land was flooded and thousands of...