Into the fire

Apaella is a classic Spanish dish made with rice, saffron, vegetables, chicken and seafood cooked and served in a single pan. In some respects, it shares characteristics with the Indian khichdi. The similarities will strike political observers in the context of the outcome of snap Spanish elections that have thrown up an intriguing level of possibilities, and yet no clear outcome.

Expensive fuel: Chicken off menus

The chicken traders in the city said that the hike in the retails prices was because of the rising wholesale market rates. There is a requirement of about three lakh metric tonnes of chicken feed per year in the state, according to West Bengal Poultry Federation sources.