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Potato prices come down in Bengal


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Potatoe prices, which had skyrocketed in July following low production, came down by an average of 18 percent in West Bengal retail markets in September after ... Read more...

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Inflation down by 6.87 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 6.87 percent in July from 7.25 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Bengal ration shops to continue potato sales till prices fall (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple food, are likely to remain high till December, prompting the state government to continue selling the tuber ... Read more...

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Potato to be sold through ration shops in Bengal


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple vegetable, are likely to remain high till December and will be sold through ration shops till prices ... Read more...

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Inflation eases to 7.25 percent; food prices remain high (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to a five-month low of 7.25 percent in June as compared to 7.55 percent in the previous month, but general food ... Read more...

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Inflation eases, but food prices surge


July 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 7.25 percent in June from 7.55 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... 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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Euro blamed for driving up cost of living in Spain


December 28th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Housing costs in Spain have risen 66 percent since the adoption of the euro in 2001, while food prices are up 48 percent, a consumers' organisation ... Read more...

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Volatile supply from India may hit Bangladesh potato price


October 30th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 30 (IANS) A "volatile" supply from India and a bad crop this year may lead to an increase in potato prices in Bangladesh ahead of the season approaching Bakr Eid, ... Read more...

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West Bengal to sell potatoes to curb prices (Lead)


September 27th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday announced it will sell six lakh tonnes of potatoes before the coming festive season to arrest spiralling prices. "We have plans to release 6 ... Read more...

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West Bengal to release potatoes to bring down prices


September 27th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday announced it will release six lakh tonnes of potatoes to arrest spiralling prices before the coming festive season. "We have plans to release 6 ... Read more...

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Pakistan imports potatoes from India


August 17th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan has started importing potatoes from India after floods in the country destroyed the crops, raising fears of acute shortage of the vegetable in the coming days, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases to 12.63 percent


July 8th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to 12.63 percent for the week ended June 26 from previous week's 12.92 per cent with the easing of prices of food ... Read more...

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Food inflation cools down to 12.9 percent


July 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slowed to 12.9 percent for the week ended June 19 due to what analysts said a weakening base effect. The food inflation was ... Read more...

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Prices of sugar, pulses have declined, says government


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prices of sugar and pulses declined in most places across the country in the week ending March 17, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution ... Read more...

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Potato prices generate heat in Rajya Sabha


March 5th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The falling prices of potatoes generated much heat in the Rajya Sabha Friday with the opposition saying not enough was being done to protect the interests ... Read more...

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Vegetables, pulses push inflation to 19.83 per cent


December 31st, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI) : Country's food inflation rose to 19.83 per cent for the week ended on December 19, on the back of spurting prices of potato and pulses.In ... Read more...

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Rising prices of food articles pinch common man


November 6th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Forget the season's exotic vegetables, even the common potato, tomato and onion are now beyond the common man's reach. According to official data on select commodities, prices of ... Read more...

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West Bengal to sell potatoes to curb price rise


September 4th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government has decided to sell potatoes through the public distribution system (PDS) to check the skyrocketing price of the commodity. "The state government will sell potatoes ... Read more...

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Bumper crop multiplies Agra potato farmers’ woes


March 26th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by admin
By Brij Khandewal Agra, March 26 (IANS) They were rejoicing after a bumper potato crop this year. But potato cultivators in the Agra region are now despairing over "house full" signboards at cold ... Read more...

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