Potato, onion brought under Essential Commodities Act in Tripura

The Tripura government has decided to bring onion and potato under the Essential Commodities Act (ECA), 1955, to check price rise, state Information Minister Bhanu Lal Saha said on Wednesday.

Delhi govt to sell onions, potatoes at liquor outlets

As part of its efforts to check prices, the Delhi government is planning to use liquor outlets in the capital to sell onions and potatoes.

Delhi govt planning to sell onions, potatoes at liquor outlets

As part of its efforts to check prices, the Delhi government is planning to use liquor outlets in the capital to sell onions and potatoes.

Did we store onions, potatoes in banks, Congress asks Arun Jaitley

"Did we take away onions, potatoes and tomatoes and store them in a bank," Congress said as it took a dig at Arun Jaitley over his remarks blaming the previous UPA regime for rising prices.

Punjab takes measures to check prices of essential commodities

A committee formed by the Punjab government to check the prices of essential commodities today said raids will be conducted to stop hoarding of items including onion and potatoes.

Genetically modified potatoes `resist late blight`

British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes, which are resistant to "late blight."

Fight over potatoes escalates between West Bengal, Odisha

West Bengal and Odisha are at loggerheads over the issue of supply of potatoes and the matter seems to be only worsening by the day.

Mamata claims to have contained potato prices in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said though the state was in the grip of a potato crisis, the state government had been able to contain the price at Rs 13 a kg.

Kiwifruit`s DNA reveals similarity to potatoes and tomatoes

A new study that decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit has revealed that it has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.

Now, harvest both tomato and potato from the same plant

A hybrid plant, which can produce tomatoes at one end and potatoes at the other, has been launched in the UK.

Potatoes may be one of the best superfoods

A new study shows that potatoes are one of the best nutritional values in the produce aisle, providing one of the better nutritional values per penny than most other raw vegetables and delivering one of the most affordable source of potassium of the more frequently consumed vegetables, second only to beans.

White veggies also essential to healthy diet

Colorful vegetables are often promoted as top nutrient sources, but leading nutrition scientists have revealed that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as important to a healthy diet as their colorful cousins in the produce aisle.

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Punjab farmers dump potatoes on roads

Potato farmers in Punjab on Thursday dumped hundreds of quintals of potatoes on the roads in various parts of the state, especially in Jalandhar city.

Potatoes not the dietary villain as claimed

Potatoes are often painted as villains for dieters, but a new study has found that the staple food is not that bad after all.

Why potatoes are the king of all vegetables and fruits

White potatoes are the largest and most affordable source of potassium of any vegetable or fruit.

Potatoes lower BP without piling on pounds

Scientists have found that just a couple servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure almost as much as oatmeal without causing weight gain.

Potatoes ‘can lower BP without piling on pounds’

Scientists have found that just a couple servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure almost as much as oatmeal without causing weight gain.

Don`t dump potatoes to lose weight

There`s cheerful news for potato lovers -- one does not need to stop consuming them to lose weight, a study says.

A glass of red wine can benefit couch potatoes

Resveratrol, a magical ingredient in red wine that serves as a powerful antioxidant, may also provide benefits of exercise without moving a muscle, according to a new study.