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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.

Don't eat onions: Supreme Court

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 13:05

The Supreme Court declined to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the government to regulate the prices of onions and other vegetables.

Sharad Pawar challenges AAP on onion prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 23:35

Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he was waiting to see how AAP will implement its poll promise of controlling spiralling prices of onions.

Pawar asks govt to scrap minimum export price on onion

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 16:21

Onion prices have fallen below Rs 10 per kg at Lasalgoan in Maharashtra, the largest wholesale onion market in Asia, from a high of Rs 60 per kg in September. In the retail markets, rates have fallen to Rs 30-35 a kg from Rs 100-level.

India imported 8,041 tonnes of onion in Sept-Nov: Thomas

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 19:04

India imported more than 8,041 tonnes of onions during the period between September 1 and November 13 to contain the rise in the vegetable's prices, Parliament was informed Monday.

Steep fall in onion prices in last two weeks

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 11:54

Onion prices have fallen by almost 50 percent in the last fortnight to Rs 40 per kg in retail markets in the national capital region, with new crops arriving.

Tomatoes remain costlier at upto Rs 80/kg

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 15:45

Local vendors are charging Rs 70-80 per kg for tomatoes and Rs 60-70 per kg for onions.

Tomato prices soar to Rs 80 per kg

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 21:56

After onion, retail prices of tomatoes have soared up to Rs 80 per kg in the national capital on lower supplies from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Govt hikes onion export price to $1,150/tonne to check prices

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 16:10

On September 19, the government had raised the MEP to USD 900 per tonne, from USD 650 per tonne imposed on August 14. Onions can't be exported below the MEP.

Onions bring smiles to faces of Indian tourists in Thailand

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 16:45

"It's time to look for dishes that are garnished with onions. Back home it's now a luxury," said Arshuman Singh, who was here on a holiday with his wife Divya.

Onion prices to come down after Diwali: Dikshit

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 13:07

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

Onion price rise will be "downfall" of Dikshit govt: Swaraj

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 22:18

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday said that the onion price rise issue was a case of "divine justice" as it would lead to the "downfall" of the Congress government.