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Pawar not in favour of onion export ban

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 13:44

Amid rising onion prices hurting consumers, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday said he was not in favour of a ban on onion exports.

Pawar not in favour of onion export ban

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:40

Amid rising onion prices hurting consumers, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said he was not in favour of a ban on onion exports, saying such a move will hit India's image as a global supplier of farm produce.

Sugar, onion exports freed; panel set up on storage issue

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 02, 2012, 23:56

In a slew of decisions to boost agriculture export, the government Wednesday decided to free sugar export to help mills clear cane arrears of over Rs 10,000 crore to farmers, and set up an expert panel to formulate a policy to handle surplus foodgrains in view of storage crunch.

Karnataka urges Centre lift ban on onion export

Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2011, 15:58

Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has requested the Centre to consider lifting the ban on all varieties of onions in the interest of growers as prevailing prices in the State are not alarmingly high.

Govt lifts export ban on onion

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 08:38

Faced with protests from farmers, the government Tuesday decided to lift the ban on onion exports.

EGoM scheduled to meet tomorrow to review export ban on onion

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 17:44

An empowered group of ministers (eGoM) on food is scheduled to meet here Tuesday to review the ban on onions amid protests by growers in the key producing regions against the prohibition.

EGoM on Sept 20 to take call on ban on onion exports: FM

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 22:29

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday that the Empowered Group of Ministers' (EGoM) meeting on September 20 would consider the demand for lifting the ban on onion exports.

Nashik onion growers shave heads in protest

Last Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2011, 22:45

About seven lakh tonnes of onions lying in storage are under the threat of rotting.

Onion prices drop after export ban, but farmers hit streets

Last Updated: Friday, September 09, 2011, 21:00

Export ban on onion had an instant reaction, with prices of the kitchen staple dropping by up to Rs 4 per kg in the wholesale market here, but peeved over the decision, farmers launched agitation in key producing regions of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Nashik farmers stage protest against onion export ban

Last Updated: Friday, September 09, 2011, 14:57

Farmers on Friday boycotted onion auctions at various Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMC) here protesting the Central government's decision to ban the bulb's export.

Govt lifts ban on wheat exports, prohibits onion exports

Last Updated: Thursday, September 08, 2011, 20:36

The government Thursday decided to lift four year-old ban on wheat exports but prohibited onion exports to control its rising prices.