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Retail inflation at four-month low, industrial output not so encouraging

While retail inflation in April fell to a four-month low of 4.87 per cent, the annual growth in production at factories, mines and utilities slowed to 2.1 percent in March, the slowest pace since l

Mumbai stores keep out Maggi as Delhi puts others brands under scrutiny

Even while Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan was taking credit for suo moto action of the government (for the first time after independence) in a matter like Maggi noodles, one Mumbai retailers` organ

Growing up with Maggi and making instant friends

Maggi isn’t just a snack. It is a lifesaver at home and life outside home. When I was young I preferred samosa, jalebi or dosa as an evening snack. But my grandmother would cajole me into hav

Maggi is India’s soul-searching moment

Everyone is a suspect. Everything is a suspect. That is India for you and me. The food that we consume is adulterated, the air we breathe is foul and our rulers (politicians) cannot

Wholesale prices index inflation falls to historic low, concern over deflation

The fear has always been in the air and today’s figures add to the anxiety. Deflationary trend continued for the 10th month in a row with inflation plunging to a historic low of (-)4.95% in A

Plenty of food, plenty of schemes but reaching hungry is problem

There is no dearth of government policies and programmes to ensuring food for all; questions can be raised only about their effective implementation, says National Human Rights Commission chairpers

A glimpse of Delhi’s ‘mini Tibet’

Majnu ka tilla or New Aruna Nagar Colony, situated on the banks of river Yamuna near Kashmere Gate, is a refugee camp housing Tibetan people. The Tibetan colony was established in 1960.

Indians may have shifted to high risk farming due to crop insurance: UN

The rapid transformation of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, such as adopting climate-smart practices, particularly to curb greenhouse gas emissions, is critical for hunger and

Food subsidy has gone up, but number of poor has dropped

The government`s expenditure on subsidies sustaining the public distribution system (PDS), meant to provide subsidised foodgrain, have risen over the years while the ratio of people below the pover

IRCTC: Meals on wheels

Poor quality”, “same menu since ages”, “unpredictable”, “not worth the money” – these are some of the terms used by regular train travellers to descr

Feeding yourself in the city of the future: Food as urban sovereignty

We rarely think of food as a viewpoint. We understand the world of food, but not so much its worldview. Everything that we consider as food has a rich context that’s one part history, one par

Food security: Solution lies in traditional food

After spending almost a month among tribals of Mandla in Madhya Pradesh, I can confidently say that by restricting ourselves to Public Distribution System (PDS), we cannot solve the food security i

Food fortification will help tackle India’s hidden hunger

Micronutrient deficiencies, especially Vitamin A and D, are prevalent in India, said a World Bank expert who noted that these deficiencies -- often referred to as ‘hidden hunger’ -- go



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