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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 23:55
"We have deployed 125 mobile vans and each will cover five-six places. The onions at these vans are being sold at Rs.50 a kg," Yusuf said.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 17:23
Lower retail price of Rs 42-45 per kg of onion are ruling in Agra, Rajkot, Vijayawada and Hyderabad, as per the data maintained by the Consumer Affairs Ministry.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 11:39
With onion prices at a record, Competition Commission officials plan to visit states to get a better understanding of the market as they try to determine if cartelisation is making the commodity expensive.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 19:56
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.
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