Pongal fervour missing, Koyambedu traders face losses

Ahead of Pongal, the Koyambedu Market Management Committee auctions a three-acre space to hold special sandhai every year.

published on : 13th January 2022

Chennai's tomato prices may soon fall to Rs 10

However, the prices of some other vegetables continues to rise with brinjal being sold at Rs 90 kg at the wholesale market and ladies finger between Rs 60-80.

published on : 15th December 2021

Tomatoes dearer again, retail prices cross Rs 100 per kilo

A resident of Velachery, V Gouri, lamented about spending nearly Rs 1,000 on vegetables that too only for a week.

published on : 6th December 2021

In bid to bring down soaring prices, HC allows temporary parking for tomato traders at Koyambedu market

However, Justice Suresh Kumar stressed that retail trade is not allowed on the space allotted for unloading the commodity and if this is violated, the access will be denied.

published on : 29th November 2021

Area under onion cultivation improves in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal

Usually, there is price fluctuation in small onions and Bellary onions during peak season. No matter how high the market price is, farmers get only the minimum return.

published on : 26th November 2021

Koyambedu tomato traders approach HC for parking facility, say it will bring down soaring prices

However, another section of traders said the claim of Thanthai Periyar Tomato Traders Welfare Association of bringing down the prices to Rs 40 per kg is not possible given the prevailing conditions

published on : 25th November 2021

Modernisation of Koyambedu market around the corner

It is learnt that for the sale of organic products in the market, CMDA has earmarked 50,000 square feet of land following the Budgetary announcement in this regard.

published on : 12th October 2021

Chennai: Three held for robbery; 20 sovereign gold, 4 vehicles seized

Investigation revealed they also indulged in robbing houses. They were remanded to judicial custody.

published on : 5th October 2021

Bus catches fire near Koyambedu, narrow escape for passengers

A government bus caught fire near the Koyambedu bus terminus on Wednesday afternoon. No passengers were hurt in the incident.

published on : 30th September 2021

Finally, Koyambedu flyover ready for public use by end of September

Construction of the new flyover at Kaliamman Koil Junction in Koyambedu has been completed and is expected to be inaugurated by end of September.

published on : 16th September 2021

Over 10,000 in Koyambedu market vaccinated against Covid-19

Over 10,000 vendors, drivers and others working at the Koyambedu market have been vaccinated so far, according to city corporation numbers.

published on : 14th June 2021

4,800 vendors get Covid vaccine at Koyambedu market

The Chennai Corporation has vaccinated 4,800 people at the Koyambedu wholesale market, which was a massive cluster during the first wave of the Covid-19 outbreak.

published on : 5th June 2021

Wholesale markets in Koyambedu, other districts in Tamil Nadu can function from May 31

However, retail shops in wholesale markets will not be permitted

published on : 29th May 2021

Should markets be run as independent entities?

In 2015, the then Municipal Administration and Water Supply Secretary K Phanindra Reddy wanted the market to be brought under the Chennai Corporation.

published on : 25th May 2021

Safety inspections begin for direct Metro from Chennai Central to Koyambedu, airport

Taking a direct Metro train from Chennai Central to Koyambedu and airport is just a step away as the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety started safety inspection of different lines on Monday.

published on : 15th May 2018