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Farmers are being looted: Sharad Pawar on low onion prices

Noting that in the past onions from Nashik were exported to countries such as Sri Lanka, the former union agriculture minister alleged that policies of the BJP-led government were responsible for the present situation.

Pune: After skyrocketing in 17-day span, onion prices fall, and keep falling

The average price of onions at Lasalgaon’s wholesale market had climbed from Rs 8.75 per kg to Rs 21.51 per kg between October 1 and 17.


Onions prices on rise in Delhi wholesale markets

A similar increase was seen in the retail markets, where the kitchen staple was quoted in the range of Rs 30-40 per kg depending on the quality and locality.

Onion prices: Centre seeks report from Maharashtra govt on role of cartels

“Reports also reveal the nexus with traders in the Northeast where wholesale onions did not sell below Rs 26-27 per kg. There are reports of mandis being closed down erratically, creating distortion in the demand supply chain,” Central govt letter said.

Farmer earns Re 1 after selling one tonne of onions

In a bizarre claim, a farmer has said he could earn only Re 1 from sale of nearly a tonne of onions at the district Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC).

Centre blames Delhi govt for not acting against onion hoarders

Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the passage of Goods and Services (GST) bill could have helped in controlling onion prices.


As prices soar, Delhi government limits sale of onions at its outlets

The government had earlier claimed that it had bought a sufficient quantity of onions to meet the demands of the citizens of the capital in the forthcoming days.

Traders start import of onions to meet shortage, government bid yet to see success

The average price of onions at the Lasalgaon market hit a two-year high Thursday.

Onion prices shoot up to Rs 80 a kg, govt forms check teams

In the Azadpur mandi, onion prices hovered between Rs 20 and Rs 48.75 per kg on Thursday.

Talks fail with AAP govt, NAFED sells onions in capital’s mandis

However, over the past few days, Singh said talks with the Delhi government had failed to decide the purchase price.