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Government allows exports of Krishnapuram onions with certain conditions

February 06, 2020 5:10 pm

The Commerce Ministry's DGFT said that the export is allowed only through Chennai port and the outbound shipment of the commodity should be completed by March 31 this year.

Government pegs 7 per cent rise in onion output this year

January 27, 2020 4:30 pm

Releasing its first forecast, the Agriculture Ministry said onion crop has been grown in 12.93 lakh hectare in the 2019-20 crop year (July-June), slightly higher than 12.20 lakh hectare achieved during the previous year.

Government to create 1 lakh ton of onion buffer stock in 2020

December 30, 2019 5:26 pm

The government had created a buffer stock of 56,000 tonnes for the current year but it was not sufficient to contain the prices which are still ruling above Rs 100 per kg in most cities across the country. As a result, the government was compelled to import through state-run MMTC.

Onion at eye-watering Rs 150/kg; imports underway

December 27, 2019 4:17 pm

In metros, the retail price of onion was ruling at Rs 120 /kg Kolkata, at Rs 102/kg in Delhi and Mumbai and at Rs 80/kg in Chennai, as per the data maintained by the consumer affairs ministry.

Year-ender: Will 2020 be better for agriculture?

December 26, 2019 7:27 am

Farm prices looking up, along with bumper rabi production, can set the stage for long overdue turnaround.

Storage facilities for rabi onions must be created on a massive scale

December 23, 2019 10:10 am

It is time to wake up from the onion nightmare and work towards more sustainable solutions, rather than knee-jerk measures.

Watch: Varanasi bride and groom exchange garlands made of onion, garlic

December 14, 2019 1:42 pm

In the video, guests at the wedding too decided to present the newlyweds with the highly sought after commodity as onion prices breached the Rs 100 mark across the country.

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.

Retail onion prices touch Rs 140 per kg-mark in some cities

December 06, 2019 4:28 pm

The price of onion was ruling at around Rs 120/kg in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, while it was around Rs 100/kg in Delhi on Friday, as per the Consumer Affairs Ministry's latest data.

As onion prices stay high, here are the hilarious videos TikTok users made about #OnionCrisis

December 06, 2019 12:43 pm

Indian users on the short video app have come up with hilarious videos to show how the rise in the price of the bulb has affected them.