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Wholesale onion prices fall to Rs 4.70/kg, lowest in FY14

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 18:48

Wholesale onion prices at Nashik dropped to Rs 4.70 a kg Wednesday, the lowest level so far in this financial year, as supplies continued to rise and exports were expected to decline.

Centre asks states to take firm action against onion hoarders

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 14:58

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.

Drop in kharif output to put pressure on food prices: PMEAC

Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 12:37

With kharif (summer crop) output being projected to drop by 10 percent this year, food prices will remain under pressure for some time, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan has said.

More rainfall in Sept, to help rice crop: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 13:55

Rainfall next month is expected to be better as monsoon is unlikely to be influenced by El Nino weather pattern, helping rice and other kharif crop, Agriculture Secretary Ashish Bahuguna said Wednesday.

Crop output likely to be better than 2009 drought year: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 15:12

Despite deficient monsoon rains, the country's foodgrains output this year is likely to surpass that of the 2009 drought year, the government said Thursday.

Kharif output likely to be impacted on weak monsoon: RBI

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 20:40

RBI on Monday expressed concern over the poor monsoon situation so far this year and said production of kharif crops, mainly coarse cereals and pulses, is likely to be hit due to 21 percent deficient rainfall.

Monsoon deficit at 21%, coarse cereals a concern

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 23:07

The government Friday said monsoon deficiency is at 21 percent so far and expressed concern about the slow pace of sowing of coarse cereals.

Monsoon deficit at 21%, coarse cereals a concern

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 22:18

The government on Friday said monsoon deficiency is at 21 per cent so far and expressed concern about the slow pace of sowing of coarse cereals.