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Food inflation remains in negative


January 19th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Overall food prices fell for the third straight week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions and potatoes ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to six-year low, relief for consumer (Second Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) There was year-end relief for the common man as India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent; WPI may fall to 6 percent: Pranab (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to a near six-year low of 0.42 percent for the week ended Dec 17 due to a sharp decline ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent


December 29th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Due to sharp decline in the prices of onions, potatoes and vegetables, India's annual food inflation dropped sharply to 0.42 percent for the week ended ... Read more...

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Onion prices shoot up in Maharashtra


September 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik/Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Onion prices in Maharashtra have shot up yet again this week due to a supply crunch owing to growers' refusal to market their yield in protest ... Read more...

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Government to monitor onion prices


September 6th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will soon sell onions at subsidised rates here and intervene to keep prices under check, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.80 percent; Pranab expresses concern


August 25th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 9.80 percent for the week ended Aug 13 as compared to 9.03 percent in the previous week even as ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines to more than two year low (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India's food inflation declined to 7.58 percent for the week ending July 9 -- its lowest in more than two years -- as ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines


July 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Food inflation declined to 7.58 percent for the week ending July 9, compared to 8.31 percent in the previous week as prices of onions, milk, ... Read more...

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Onion, cement price hike under competition panel’s scanner


February 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI), constituted to promote consumer welfare through fair competition in markets, has received various complaints pertaining to the sudden rise in the prices ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh lashes out at media (Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 19th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Latur (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) Union Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has lambasted the media for sensationalising trivial issues and giving out half-baked stories."Media channels just sit in their ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh lashes out at media


February 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Latur (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh has lambasted the media for sensationalising trivial issues and giving out half-baked stories."Media channels just sit in ... Read more...

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Food inflation a problem but growth important, says Manmohan Singh


February 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Accepting that food inflation has been a problem, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said the government did not want to sacrifice the growth process as ... Read more...

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Inflation will drop to seven percent by March 2011: Montek Singh Ahluwalia


February 15th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said inflation would drop to seven per cent by March this year.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a ... Read more...

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Pune farmers protest to lift the ban on onion export


February 15th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 15 (ANI): Hundreds of farmers of Maharashtra in western India, engaged in cultivating onions, gathered at Pune to stage a protest rally demanding withdrawal of ban on export of their ... Read more...

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Mukherjee hopes overall inflation to decline to seven percent by March end


February 14th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Feb 14 (ANI): Expressing concern over the marginal decline in rate of price rise in January, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said he hopes that the overall ... Read more...

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Pawar regrets nephew Ajit’s media gag remark


February 11th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Feb 11 (IANS) Nearly a week after Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar suggested a gag on the media, his uncle and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday expressed "regrets" ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar, nephew take on media in Maharashtra


February 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Feb 10 (IANS) Nearly a week after Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar suggested a gag on the media, his uncle and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday criticised the ... Read more...

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Nashik onion farmers demand lifting of export ban


February 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 9 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers took to the streets here Wednesday and blocked the busy Mumbai-Agra highway to protest against the fall in onion prices caused by the ban ... Read more...

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Vegetables parks to come up in several cities: Pawar


January 30th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 30 (IANS) Vegetable parks will be set up in all Indian cities with a minimum population of one million to ensure availability of quality produce at reasonable rates, ... Read more...

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Fresh onion supply pulls down wholesale price in Delhi


January 17th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) With the arrival of fresh stocks, onion prices in the capital's wholesale market have dipped to Rs.13-33 per kg and are expected to go down further, traders ... Read more...

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Karat attacks UPA on fuel price hike, threatens countrywide protests (Roundup)


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Flaying the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control rising food inflation and repeatedly hiking petroleum prices, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday said ... Read more...

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Celeb quotient high at Mumbai Marathon’s ‘Dream Run’


January 16th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) It was a melange of colours, Bollywood personalities and socialites as over 22,000 people participated in the six-kilometre long 'Dream Run' at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon ... Read more...

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Delhi traders, consumers hoping for stable onion prices


January 13th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Onion traders and consumers in New Delhi are hoping for normal prices after weeks of being forced to buy vegetables in low quantities because of high prices.Azadpur ... Read more...

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Onions at Rs.5 per kg soon? Traders say so


January 13th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Onions may sell for as low as Rs.5 per kg fom next week with the market set to be flooded with a new harvest, the Azadpur wholesale ... Read more...

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Amid rising prices, cheerless harvest festival in Karnataka (Letter from Bangalore)


January 13th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) The lowest priced vegetable, sweet pumpkin, costs Rs.12 a kg, the humble drumstick a whopping Rs.134 a kg, watermelon at Rs.15 a piece is the ... Read more...

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Onion prices: Surveys yield over Rs.70 mn in Punjab


January 13th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) Income tax surveys carried out by the department earlier this month in different parts of Punjab amidst soaring prices of onions and other vegetables have yielded over Rs.7 ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams central government for costly onions


January 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Blaming the Congress-led central government for the spiralling onion prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday accused it of allowing traders to make huge profits by first ... Read more...

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Onion traders call off strike, prices to dip in a week (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The wholesale onion traders of the city called off their strike Wednesday and claimed, along with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, that the bulb's prices would come under ... Read more...

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Onion traders call off strike after talks with Delhi Chief Minister


January 12th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Onion traders in Delhi on Wednesday called off their strike after talks with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.The Chief Minister had called an emergency meeting after the ... Read more...

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Onion traders in Delhi call off strike (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders here have called off their strike after they met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday afternoon. She assured them of no more harassment ... Read more...

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Onion traders in Delhi go on indefinite strike against raids


January 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Onion traders in Delhi announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices.The traders at Azadpur, ... Read more...

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Delhi onion traders to go on strike, government threatens action (Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Onion traders in the national capital announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices. The Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi onion traders on strike from Wednesday


January 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Onion traders in the national capital announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest the raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices. They ... Read more...

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PM-led meet on price rise ends inconclusively (Second Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held with senior cabinet ministers and officials Tuesday, to discuss measures to check rising food prices, ended inconclusively.According to a ... Read more...

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