Retail inflation probably breached RBI target in October, reveals poll; official data will be released next week
Indian retail inflation probably exceeded the Reserve Bank of India’s ( RBI) medium-term target of 4 percent in October for the first time in 15 months, mainly because of rising vegetable prices, a Reuters poll of economists showed
Onion, tomato prices continue to rule high at Rs 60-70 per kg in Delhi on supply disruption amid heavy rains, floods
Onion and tomato prices continue to remain high in the range of Rs 60-70/kg in the retail markets of the national capital despite government measures
Trade suspension with India to hurt Pakistan more as neighbouring country imports essential items, say experts
Pakistan's decision to suspend bilateral trade ties with India would hit the neighbouring country more as they import essential items like onion, tomatoes and chemicals, according to experts
In a bid to check rising tomato prices in the national capital, the Centre on Friday asked state-owned Mother Dairy to boost its availability and sell the key kitchen staple at Rs 40 per kg
Fuel crisis: Hit by rising transport prices, Maharashtra's farmers would rather let the tomato crop rot in the fields
Maharashtra's farmers are a worried lot. Diesel now costs Rs 73.64 in Mumbai. By comparison, it sells at Rs 69.17 in Delhi.
ProVegie, the technology, taps into the fundamental knowledge behind how tomatoes respire, to create specially designed packaging that allows this respiration, while retaining nutrition, taste and aroma.
Thousands of people celebrated the annual "Tomatina" festival in eastern Spain. Revellers on trucks threw tomatos into the crowd.
Tomato prices in most retail markets across the country have doubled to up to Rs 80 per kg in last 15 days due to sluggish supply owing to crop damage.
The 70th anniversary of La Tomatina, the yearly Spanish tomato-throwing festival that attracts tens of thousands to the tiny town of Buñol, Spain.
The prices of tomatoes have come down to Rs 24-26 from Rs 60 a kilo a fortnight ago. However, tomatoes that are procured from outside Maharashtra from centres such as Bangalore cost Rs 42-45 a kg.
About 3000 youth celebrated friendship day by hurling tomatoes at one another for Rs 300 a head, their local version of Spanish fest La Tomatina.
Youngsters on Sunday celebrated a tomato fight festival to mark the Friendship Day, receiving criticism for wastage of tomatoes.
On July 4, the Centre had decided to amend the law to make hoarding a non-bailable offence to check food inflation. The decision was taken at a meeting of state food and consumer affairs ministers.<br />
The aloo is passed from farmer to middleman after middleman and then to the final vendor like a hot potato, climbing in price at every stage.