Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicTomato prices

Topic: Tomato prices

From tomatoes to wheat, Indian crop forecasting is in the grip of a Raja Todar Mal problem

India’s U-turn on wheat exports is a result of incorrect estimates derived from an archaic crop forecasting system devised 4 centuries ago by emperor Akbar’s finance minister.

Tomato is the new onion as rain damage in southern states doubles prices, no respite soon

Retail as well as wholesale prices of tomato have more than doubled to as high as Rs 80/kg in several places. In some southern cities, prices rose to as much as Rs 140/kg.

Potato, tomato prices to hover over Rs 50/kg as pre-monsoon rain, lockdowns hit supply

The arrival of potatoes in Delhi’s Azadpur Mandi has decreased by one-fifth in 10 days — from 548 tonnes on 10 July to 101 tonnes on 20 July.

Tomatoes cost Rs 70/kg from Rs 4/kg a month back due to early monsoon & supply shortage

Prices of tomatoes across Delhi could rise to Rs 80/kg as the crop arrival from Himachal Pradesh and Haryana has been hampered since last week.

Wholesale vegetable prices soar as demand rises, retail rates to spike too if supply gap stays

Wholesale traders cite a nearly 20% increase in demand for vegetables as restaurants, dhabas, canteens and other eateries have opened since 1 June.

Tomato trade gets crushed by India-Pakistan tension, price jumps 200% in Pakistan

Pakistan stopped issuing permits for Indian tomatoes in 2016, since the surgical strikes after Uri, and India's exports fell to Rs 10,000 until January 2018-19 from Rs 368 cr in 2016-17.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.