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Onion output scales new record at 21 million tonnes in 2015-16

Onion output scales new record at 21 million tonnes in 2015-16

Country's onion output is estimated to have touched the 21 million tonne mark -- a new record -- in the crop year ended June 2016, the government said Monday.

Maharashtra govt wants onion MEP to go as price falls to Rs 10/kg

In August, the government had hiked onion MEP to USD 700 per tonne.

Onion output estimated to rise 15% to 19.3 MT in 2013-14

Onion production in the country is estimated to increase by 15 percent to 19.3 million tonnes (MT) in 2013-14, Parliament was informed Friday.

Onion prices to come down after Diwali: Dikshit

"The wholesale price of onion will be Rs.10 whereas retail price will be around Rs.45-46," she added.

Delhi govt team in Maharashtra to buy onions

A Delhi government team has reached Maharashtra to purchase onions from the Nashik market in a bid to lower prices of the kitchen staple which has surged to as much as Rs 90-100 in the national capital region.

Onion prices may ease soon as South India crop hits market: Govt

Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh together produce in the range of 38-40 lakh tonnes in a year, while the country's total output is estimated at 166.55 lakh tonnes in 2012-13.

Onion prices more than double to Rs 36-40/kg in metros

Onion prices have more than doubled to Rs 36-40 per kg in retail markets of metro cities in last one year, adding to the woes of consumers already burdened with overall price rise.