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Maharashtra: Heavy rain takes a toll on stored onions, prices soar in wholesale markets

September 06, 2020 10:57 am

Traders attribute the rise in prices to a disruption in the supply chain, caused by heavy rain in the last week of August, which affected the quality of stored onions in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

Onion price rise: Try some alternative foods to flavour your dishes

December 11, 2019 9:10 am

If you are missing the bulbs, substitute your dishes with these foods and not miss out on taste.

Onion prices in Kolkata to remain high till end of year, relief likely in January: Task Force

December 07, 2019 8:46 am

Onion prices reached an all-time high with the premium variety selling for Rs 150 a kg from Thursday, despite the government’s efforts to make it available at a reasonable rate.

Watch: I belong to a family that doesn't care much about onion, says Nirmala Sitharaman

December 05, 2019 1:26 pm

"Main itna lehsun, pyaaz nahi khati hoon ji. Main aise pariwar se aati hoon jaha onion, pyaaz se matlab nahi rakhte (I do not eat onions and garlic much. I come from a family where we have nothing to do with onions)," Nirmala Sitharaman said.

Mamata govt orders import of 800 tn onion from Egypt

December 05, 2019 7:54 am

The state government placed the order at a landed cost of Rs 55/kg at Mumbai port with the NAFED, which has been tasked to distribute the vegetable.

Onion prices cross Rs 100 per kg mark in Pune

December 03, 2019 6:17 pm

Traders have warned that the present price trend was likely to continue till December end, when both imported and domestic onions hit the market.

Nashik: Onion traders' godowns visited by I-T officials

November 11, 2019 4:16 pm

Jaydutt Holkar, chairman of Lasalgaon’s wholesale market, said I-T officials were checking whether traders had violated the stock limit imposed by the Centre.

Government will import 2,000 tonnes of onion to check prices, says Paswan

November 22, 2017 4:46 pm

Onion prices in most retail markets have skyrocketed to Rs 50-65 per kg due to tight supply

Onion prices to come down in next 10 days: Food Minister K V Thomas

March 14, 2014 11:03 am

Food Minister asked traders not to "loot" consumers by charging more for onions.

As onion prices double,Govt suspends exports

December 21, 2010 3:34 am

The government swung into action,suspending onion exports and more than doubling the minimum export price


Rising onion prices continue to burn a hole in consumers' pockets

November 12, 2019 6:26 am

Onion Prices in India: The government on Saturday said it will import 1 lakh tonnes of onion to control prices that have risen sharply to around Rs 100/kg at some places.