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November retail inflation eases to 7%, food prices cool down

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Cheaper food prices lowered India's sequential retail price inflation in November. Sequentially, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which gauges the retail price inflation, rose at a slower rate of 6.93 per cent in November from...

Zomato, Swiggy leading food delivery race in India: Report

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Zomato and Swiggy are leading the food delivery race in India, yet many prefer ordering directly through quick-service restaurant (QSR) mobile apps — such as McDonald’s, KFC, Burger King and more, a new survey said...

Onion price: Centre relaxes import norms, releases buffer stock

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS): Concerned over the rising price of onions, the Centre on Wednesday relaxed the norms for import of onions while deciding to release the crop from the buffer stock in a calibrated manner. The government has built...

India’s September WPI rises on high food prices

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) High food, primary articles and manufactured goods’ prices accelerated India’s September wholesale inflation. Consequently, the annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 1.32 per cent in September from 0.16 per cent in August...

‘Best before date’ made compulsory for sweets from Oct 1

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) While buying sweets, you must now check the 'Best before date' as it has been made compulsory for the sweetmakers to mention it on the product. The new norm will be in force from...

‘One Nation, One Ration Card to start working across India by Jan’

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has reiterated that ''One Nation, One Ration Card'' (ONORC) scheme would likely start working across India by January next year, ahead of...

Tata Group’s ready-to-eat food arm ‘Tata SmartFoodz’ to scale up business

By Rohit Vaid (IANS) Notwithstanding the Covid-19 challenge, Tata Group''s ready-to-eat food biz is readying plans to scale up operations and enhance product portfolio to reach all the tier-I cities in the country. Tata SmartFoodz, a part of Tata Industries,...

No Chinese goods in food ministry now: Ram Vilas Paswan

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Union Minister for Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has said that his ministry has closed the door for Chinese products. Paswan said that no Chinese goods will come to his department anymore...

10 states want distribution of free foodgrains to be extended

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said that around 10 states have written to the ministry to extend the distribution of free foodgrains under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan...

Paswan asks states to lift foodrains for migrant labourers

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has asked states/UTs to lift foodgrains from the Food Corporation of India (FCI) depots to be distributed to eight crore migrant labourers...

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I could do everything because I wasn’t associated with a political party: Sonu Sood

By Yashika Mathur (IANS): Sonu Sood, who was lauded for his efforts to send migrants home safely during lockdown last...