Protest over onion, potato inclusion in essential commodities

Scores of farmers under the banner of farmer welfare organisation Shetkari Sanghathan took out a rally near here demanding to exclude onion and potato from list of essential commodities.

No shortage of onions, potatoes, tomatoes in Delhi: Govt

There is no shortage of onions, potatoes and tomatoes in Delhi and the current stock of these items in the national capital is higher than what it was in the corresponding period last year, Delhi government claimed on Sunday.

Rajasthan plans to sell onion,potato, pulses through PDS shops

To check inflation and rise in prices of essential commodities, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje has asked the officials to come out with a plan to sell onion, potato and pulses through PDS at low price in the state.

Rajasthan plans to sell onion,potato, pulses through PDS shops

To check inflation and rise in prices of essential commodities, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje has asked the officials to come out with a plan to sell onion, potato and pulses through PDS at low price in the state.

Punjab takes measures to check prices of essential commodities

A committee formed by the Punjab government to check the prices of essential commodities today said raids will be conducted to stop hoarding of items including onion and potatoes.

`Onion prices down significantly on steps taken by Delhi govt`

The Congress government in Delhi on Saturday said prices of onions had come down significantly due to an initiative taken by it in the last couple of weeks and asserted that the rates would plunge further due to improved supply.

Delhiites reject "poor quality" onions sold by Delhi govt

Congress government in Delhi may have started selling onions at cheaper rates but people in many areas alleged that the quality of the kitchen staple was "poor" and not fit for consumption.

Delhi govt mobile vans start selling onions at Rs 50-55 per kg

Under attack from the opposition over skyrocketing onion prices, Delhi government on Monday started selling the kitchen staple through 125 mobile vans across the city at rates of Rs 50-55 per kg.

Onion prices continue to rule upto Rs 90/kg

Providing no respite to consumers, retail prices of onions continued to rule high upto Rs 90 per kg in most parts despite some easing of rates at wholesale markets on improved supply of fresh crop.

Delhi govt responsible for rise in onion prices: Harsh Vardhan

BJP`s Harsh Vardhan held Delhi government responsible for rise in onion and food prices saying its failure to act against hoarders led to the situation even as the agriculture produce was good.

BJP seeks EC nod to sell onions at subsidised rates in Delhi

BJP on Saturday sought permission from the Chief Electoral Officer to sell onions here at cheaper rates.

BJP claims to cool onion prices in two weeks!

At a time when vegetable prices, especially that of onions have hit the roof, India’s mainstream political parties are busy in a blame-game. The common man has little to choose from in term of solutions from politicos who appeared primarily preoccupied in onion politics.

Onion spat: Sheila Dikshit says didn`t eat onion for weeks; BJP calls it lie

After weeks I ate onions today with `bhindi` (lady finger)," Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said, admitting that the skyrocketing price of the vegetable had affected her kitchen too.

Delhi govt to get onions directly from market to rein in prices

With sky-rocketing onion prices threatening to become a hot political issue ahead of December 4 assembly polls, the Congress government in Delhi has taken a number of initiatives.

Skyrocketing onion prices may ease after Diwali: Govt

Onion prices continued to reign at as much as Rs 100 a kg in major cities, with the government indicating that rates may start falling after Diwali and some states taking their own initiatives to ease the situation.

Dikshit alleges hoarding of onions in MP, Maharashtra

With onion prices remaining at Rs 90 a kg, a worried Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, facing assembly polls in six weeks, today blamed hoarding of the kitchen staple in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Shanta Kumar questions delay in banning onion export

Expressing concern over the delay in banning onion exports, BJP leader Shanta Kumar on Wednesday charged the Centre with being more "interested in profits earned by exporters".

Centre asks states to take firm action against onion hoarders

The Centre Tuesday said the price spike in onions is due to artificial scarcity and asked the state governments to take firm action against hoarders.

BJP asks MLAs, councillors to sell onion at affordable prices

With soaring onion prices, Delhi BJP on Wednesday accused the Delhi government of "total failure" in containing the rates of the kitchen staple and asked its MLAs and councillors to put up stalls to provide it to the people at affordable prices.

Middlemen responsible for high onion price: Khurshid

Union Minister Salman Khurshid has held middlemen responsible for the high cost of onions and said state governments should sternly deal with the issue.