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May 08, 2019
PepsiCo withdraws one of 3 lawsuits filed against Gujarat potato farmers, seeks amicable solution to issueApart from the two farmers in Deesa, PepsiCo had filed lawsuits against agriculturists from Sabarkantha and Aravalli districts on similar grounds.
Apr 26, 2019
Farm groups protest as PepsiCo sues Gujarat farmers for growing potato variety used to manufacture Lays chipsPotato farmers in North Gujarat are being sued under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001, (PVP act for short), filed by the Indian arm of the multinational giant Pepsico India Holdings pvt ltd for growing a potato variety it uses to manufacture Lays chips.
Jan 14, 2019
WPI inflation at 8-month low of 3.80% in December on softening fuel, food prices; vegetables witness deflation at 17.55%The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood at 4.64 percent in November, 2018, and 3.58 percent in December 2017.
Oct 25, 2018
Delhi air quality to remain 'very poor' for next two days; pollution levels raised by stubble-burning in Punjab, HaryanaDelhi's air quality on Thursday dipped to 'very poor' barely few days after staying in the 'poor' category. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 337.
Oct 23, 2018
Delhi smog: Don't blame the farmers for poor air! Stubble-farming is compulsion, not choice when no cheap options existIt is easy to criticise why farmers burn stubble when it equally impacts their health but the major problem is with the small farmers who are at the receiving ends.
Jul 18, 2018
Potato Song is the new wacky trend and it’s an instant reminder of PPAPWeird is what gets the most attention, and the Potato Song is all kinds of weird and more.
Jul 16, 2018
WPI inflation rises to over 4-year high of 5.77% in June on costlier vegetables, fuel; potato price hike at peak of 99%Inflation in vegetables jumped to 8.12 percent in June, from 2.51 percent in the previous month.
Nov 18, 2017
Researchers create "golden potato" that can reduce diseases in developing nationsPotato is the most consumed plant food worldwide after rice, wheat and corn.
Jul 12, 2017
Yogi Adityanath's latest achievement: Boosting potato cultivation in Uttar Pradesh, says state ministerThe bumper potato harvest in Uttar Pradesh this year increased with the arrival of Yogi Adityanath as chief minister, if one goes by state horticulture minister
Jun 28, 2017
Potato farmers in UP stage protest, demand better price for produceScores of farmers on Tuesday staged a protest at the Mahaban Tahsil office in Mathura, demanding better price for potato.