Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 13:38
Onion prices have been ruling at Rs 70-90 per kg in most parts of the country and even touched Rs 100 per kg in some cities like Patna and Jammu.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 17:17
Refusing to ban export of onion, the Centre asked state governments to invoke Essential Commodities Act to crackdown on hoarders.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 13:55
After Onions touched an all time high of Rs 90 per kg, co-operative major NAFED on Wednesday floated tender for import of the bulb from Pakistan, Iran, China and Egypt.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 19:23
Wholesale prices of onion Tuesday declined by Rs 5 at Rs 40-45 per kg, although retail rates continued to rule at the uncomfortable level of Rs 60-70 a kilo.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:26
With onion prices continuing to rule high across the country, fair trade regulator CCI is seeking information from state governments to check whether market entities are indulging in cartelisation.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:23
The Centre has directed states to take action against traders who create an artificial shortage of onions and is considering curbs on overseas sales by increasing the minimum export price to USD 900 a tonne.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:14
Onion retail prices jumped back to Rs 70-80 per kg today, up by 10 per kg from yesterday's level.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 17:12
Cooperative major Nafed may float a tender early next week for importing onions to boost domestic supplies and curb prices that have risen to Rs 70-80 per kg in retail markets across major cities.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 14:15
The government has decided to appoint chief vigilance officers (CVOs) in multi-state cooperatives like IFFCO, NAFED and KRIBHCO to look into allegations of corruption and check other irregularities.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 12:49
The Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI), Tuesday, arrested five persons including an Income Tax Commissioner for cheating NAFED.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 19:46
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked
the Centre to frame guidelines for restructuring of National
Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Federation of India in order to stop embezzlement of funds by officials.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 21:48
Terming Nafed`s decision to sack
its Managing Director C V Anand Bose as "incorrect", Food and
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today asked the co-operative
firm to reconsider the same.
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