Vegetable

  • Bike-borne rob cash worth Rs 8 lakh from vegetable trader outside local bank 08-07-2014 03:48 PM

    A vegetable trader was on Monday allegedly robbed of Rs 8 lakh by two bike-borne youths in front of a local bank in Kanpur's Mall road area, police said. The incident took place when Nikhil Arora, hailing from Punjab, was coming out of the bank with the cash inside a...
  • No shortfall in onion, potato stocks in city: Delhi government 25-06-2014 11:19 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Wednesday said that the current stock of onions and potatoes which was recently procured from Maharashtra was more than adequate to meet the requirements of the city. As per directions of the Delhi Lt Governor, the Delhi Agricultural Marketing Board (DAMB) has started selling onions...
  • Potato futures hit lower circuit, plunge 4% on FMC curbs 20-06-2014 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Potato prices fell by 4 per cent to hit lower circuit at Rs 1,220.70 per quintal in futures trade today on offloading of positions by nervous speculators after commodity markets regulator FMC imposed restrictions in order to check rising prices in physical markets. Besides, increased supplies in physical...
  • Narendra Modi government's inflation firefighting, traders not happy 19-06-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Inflation is back to haunt the common man and without much delay, the new Indian government has got into a firefighting mode. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday laid down a slew of measures to tame food inflation. The Centre has imposed a minimum export price of...
  • Delhi L-G holds meet to review onion, potato prices, announces steps 18-06-2014 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Inflation is the biggest worry for the Narendra Modi government at the moment with the figure touching a 5-month high. In Delhi, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung held a meeting to review the prices of onions and potatoes and has announced some steps to be taken by the Delhi...
  • Coke to drop controversial ingredient BVO entirely 06-05-2014 07:41 AM

    New York: Coca-Cola says it will drop a controversial ingredient from all its drinks that contain it, not just Powerade. The Atlanta-based company says brominated vegetable oil is still being used in some flavors of Fanta and Fresca, as well as several citrus-flavoured fountain drinks. The change will apply to...
  • Fruit, vegetable prices push March retail inflation to 8.31 per cent 15-04-2014 06:45 PM

    Retail inflation in March inched up to 8.31 per cent from 8.03 in February, mainly on account of a rise in fruit and vegetable prices. "Provisional annual inflation rate based on all India general Consumer Price Index (Combined) for March 2014 on point to point basis (over March 2013) is...
  • January WPI inflation eases to eight-month low 14-02-2014 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: India's wholesale price-based inflation eased to an eight-month low in January as food prices moderated, offering some relief to policymakers who have long battled to get a handle on surging prices. The wholesale price index (WPI), long regarded as India's main inflation measure, rose 5.05 percent in January,...
  • Delhi: Wholesale vegetable, fruit traders end strike 04-02-2014 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: Traders at Delhi's three biggest fruit and vegetable wholesaler markets called off their daylong protest after the AAP government assured them that their demand would be met. The wholesalers at Azadpur along with two of city's biggest vegetable martkets are back to work. However, they said will protest...
  • Delhi wholesale vegetable traders on strike, prices may rise 03-02-2014 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Delhiites may have to face shortage of vegetables and fruits, as well as a price rise, because wholesalers of fruits and vegetables are on strike from Monday. The strike has been called to protest against the government decision to withdraw their six per cent collecting commissions from the...
  • November WPI inflation rises to 14-month high of 7.52 per cent 16-12-2013 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: Costly vegetables, particularly potato and onion, pushed the November wholesale inflation to a 14-month high of 7.52 per cent, making it difficult for the Reserve Bank to ease key policy rate. Vegetable prices shot up by 95.25 per cent in November as compared to 78.38 per cent in...
  • Delhi polls: BJP puts reduction in power tariff, vegetable prices as main priority 26-11-2013 02:20 PM

    Bhartiya Janata Party puts reduction in power tariff and vegetable prices as main priority ahead of December 4 Assembly elections in Delhi. The BJP's election manifesto released on Tuesday focuses largely on the price-rise issue, promising 30 percent reduction in power tariffs, controlling prices of onions and tomatoes within 30...
  • Mumbai: Household budgets hit again as onion prices touches Rs 80-90 per kg 16-10-2013 05:32 PM

    Household budgets have been hit again as onion prices have touched Rs 80-90 per kg. ...
  • Price rise a dampener this festive season, inflation at a 3-year high 16-10-2013 08:20 AM

    New Delhi/Srinagar: As the country celebrates Eid on Wednesday, price rise has become a dampener for millions of Indians this festive month. The prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. Onion is the main villain among vegetables, followed by...
  • Ask the trader, govt not selling onions: Sibal on price rise 18-09-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: The government is washing its hands off rising onion prices with union ministers not sounding too sympathetic. After Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said rising onion prices were good for farmers, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has said the prices have nothing to do with the government. "Why don't you...
  • We should not abruptly stop exports or start imports: Thomas on onion crisis 17-09-2013 02:03 PM

    Household budgets have been hit again as onion prices have soared following an acute shortage in supply. Onion prices are a whopping Rs 70 to 80 per kg in the national capital. In Kashmir too, onions are priced at Rs 80 per kg. Onion prices in the retail market in...
  • Household budgets hit again as onion prices soar 17-09-2013 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Household budgets have been hit again as onion prices have soared following an acute shortage in supply. Onion prices are a whopping Rs 70 to 80 per kg in the national capital. In Kashmir too, onions are priced at Rs 80 per kg. Onion prices in the retail...
  • India Positive: Stories of art, care and sacrifices 24-08-2013 02:45 PM

    An International Taekwondo trainer left his lavish lifestyle to serve the poor and the needy and is providing shelter to those with disabilities who have been abandoned by their families. ...
  • West Bengal: Journey of vegetable vendor to global art market 23-08-2013 09:18 AM

    Kolkata: A vegetable vendor went on to write her own destiny by pasting papers on canvases. Despite many odds stacked agaisnt her, Shakila Sheikh from West Bengal made it big to the global art market. Tearing papers with bare hands has given Shakila more artistic freedom than most of the...
  • Onion prices shoot back to Rs 80 per kg in many parts of India 21-08-2013 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: In more bad news, onion prices in various parts of the country have shot back up to Rs 70 and Rs 80 per kg. There has been a Rs 10 jump in prices in less than 24 hours. This came even as Nafed on Wednesday floated a global...
  • BJP to 'sell' onion at Rs 40 per kg at all the 70 assembly constituencies 20-08-2013 01:58 AM

    Accusing the city Government of "total failure" in containing onion prices, Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel on Monday said his party will sell the vegetable at around Rs 40 a kg at all the 70 assembly constituencies from Wednesday. "We will sell onion at all the 70 assembly segments from...
  • Delhi government opens 350 outlets to sell onions at reasonable price 09-08-2013 01:44 AM

    With onion prices soaring, Delhi government on Thursday started selling the vegetable at reasonable rates at 350 outlets across the city to provide relief to citizens. Onions have been made available between Rs 32 and Rs 35 per kg against the market rate of around Rs 45-50 a kg. Potato...
  • Delhi government might open outlets to sell onions at a nominal price 07-08-2013 04:23 AM

    The Delhi government may open outlets for selling onions at a nominal price, a minister said on Tuesday. "We are concerned over the rising prices of onions. We may open stalls, like last year, to make available onions at reasonable rates if prices continue soaring," Delhi Development Minister Rajkumar Chauhan...
  • Pawar calls vegetables price rise once-in-a year phenomenon 06-08-2013 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Even as vegetables prices rise across the country, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has defended the price hike, saying it is once in a year phenomenon. "Once out of 365 days of the year, we always see there is the problem of vegetables or onions. Immediately the whole...
  • Vegetable prices soar across North India due to heavy rains 06-08-2013 01:30 PM

    Heavy rains across North India have sent vegetable prices soaring but wholesalers say that there is still a huge gap between wholesale and retail prices. ...
  • Teacher arrested for carrying a bottle of pesticide in school 27-07-2013 01:26 AM

    A teacher was on Friday arrested for carrying a bottle of pesticide in a school at Sasaram in Bihar's Rohtas district, close on the heels of death of 23 school students who took poisoned midday meal in the state's Chapra area. When the students saw a bottle of pesticide thymet...
  • Bangalore: Speeding Land Rover rams into vegetable vendors, 3 dead 16-07-2013 12:54 PM

    Bangalore: Three people have been killed and seven have been injured due to reckless driving in Bangalore. This after a person driving a Land Rover rammed into a bunch of vegetable vendors. The driver of the Land Rover is on the run. The injured have been admitted to different hospitals...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 05-07-2013 11:08 PM

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • News 360: FBI says Ishrat may be a suicide bomber, claims IB letter 05-07-2013 08:52 PM

    An Intelligence Bureau (IB) letter to the Home Ministry which says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the USA had mentioned in 2009 that Ishrat Jahan could be a suicide a suicide bomber has been accessed by CNN-IBN and Firstpost.com. ...
  • Vegetable prices go up by 100 per cent 05-07-2013 07:40 PM

    The food has lost its flavour, in most middle-class households. This after the prices of most vegetables have shot through the roof by almost 100 per cent. ...