No farmer death due to distress sale of potatoes: DM

 The state administration on Saturday said that contrary to media reports, an official inquiry has found no farmer suicide in Burdwan district due to distress sale of potatoes or for failing to repay the loan.

First potato farmer suicide in north Bengal, toll rises to 8

A potato farmer allegedly committed suicide at his home at Nagrakata in Jalpaiguri district on Wednesday, making him the first victim of non-remunerative prices for the tuber in north Bengal.

Bean and sweet potato salad
Bean and sweet potato salad

Ingredients

1 can kidney beans

1 can black beans

1 can whole kernel corn

Handful chopped cilantro

1 large sweet potato, baked and cubed

1 tsp garlic salt

1 tbsp olive oil

 

Method

Simple potato extract can control obesity

To the delight of potato lovers, researchers have found a simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet which is high in fat and refined carbohydrates.

Olive oil healthier for fried foods

Love fried food? Try olive oil as it withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several other seed oils to yield healthier food.

Odisha signs MoU with National Seeds Corporation

 In its bid to make the state self-sufficient in potato production, Odisha government today signed an MoU with National Seeds Corporation (NSC) for procuring adequate quantity of quality potato seeds.

Navratri special recipe: Sabudana Vada
Navratri special recipe: Sabudana Vada

Ingredients

Sago (Sabudana) - 1 cup
Potato  - 2 small
Green chilli- 2 (finely chopped)
Coriander leaves- 2 tblsp (finely chopped)
Lemon juice- 2 tsp
Saindha Namak (to taste)
Fresh oil for deep frying

Method

Prices of essentials sore due to economic blockade in Manipur

Prices of essential items have gone up due to indefinite economic blockade on two national highways in Manipur which entered the second day on Friday.

Madhu Koda slams WB govt restriction on movement of potato

Madhu Koda today deplored the West Bengal government decision to impose restriction on the movement of vegetables including potato, which resulted in the prices of the tuber soaring in Jharkhand.

BJP slams Mamata govt for its potato policy

The BJP flayed the policy of the TMC saying it would in turn trigger rise in prices of vegetables, fish and other essential items even as the clampdown on potato laden trucks for other states continued in city and elsewhere.

Protest over onion, potato inclusion in essential commodities

Scores of farmers under the banner of farmer welfare organisation Shetkari Sanghathan took out a rally near here demanding to exclude onion and potato from list of essential commodities.

Recipe: Baked Potato

Baked Potato is yummy and easy to make snack.

No shortage of onions, potatoes, tomatoes in Delhi: Govt

There is no shortage of onions, potatoes and tomatoes in Delhi and the current stock of these items in the national capital is higher than what it was in the corresponding period last year, Delhi government claimed on Sunday.

Recipe: Potato Tortilla

The new and yummy recipe of `potato tortilla` will make you want to eat more. Try out this new recipe now!

Rajasthan plans to sell onion,potato, pulses through PDS shops

To check inflation and rise in prices of essential commodities, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje has asked the officials to come out with a plan to sell onion, potato and pulses through PDS at low price in the state.

Rajasthan plans to sell onion,potato, pulses through PDS shops

To check inflation and rise in prices of essential commodities, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje has asked the officials to come out with a plan to sell onion, potato and pulses through PDS at low price in the state.

Odisha govt ask Collectors to take action against hoarders

Odisha government on Saturday asked district collectors to take actions against the traders found guilty in hoarding and selling potato and onions at high price under the Essential Commodities Act of 1955, official sources said.

Recipe: Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

For all the soup lovers, here is your chance to savour the mouth-watering delicious recipe of `creamy sweet potato soup`. Try it now!

Recipe: Potato Galette

For all the self-confessed potato lovers, here is your chance to learn and savour a very simple and easy recipe of `potato galette`.