Onion prices

Onion, tomato prices to fall in next 15-20 days: Govt

Onion, tomato prices to fall in next 15-20 days: Govt

As per the trade data, onion and tomato prices are ruling in the range of Rs 70-80 per kg in the retail market of the national capital.

Dec 04, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Onion prices to cool soon on arrivals from Raj, MP, says govt

Onion prices to cool soon on arrivals from Raj, MP, says govt

Besides imports, the availability of onions is being improved in the country through direct sourcing of the crop from farmers for distribution in consuming areas, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan added.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Don't know how and when onion prices will come down: Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Don't know how and when onion prices will come down: Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

As the consumers continue to bear the brunt of the rising prices of onions, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday expressed governmnet's helplessness in controlling the prices.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
Onion prices skyrocket to Rs 80/kg in Delhi

Onion prices skyrocket to Rs 80/kg in Delhi

Onions in other metro cities are being sold at Rs 50-70 per kg depending on the quality and locality, the data showed.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Decoding the mystery behind costly vegetables in Delhi this winter

Decoding the mystery behind costly vegetables in Delhi this winter

Prices of onions and tomatoes have spiked while there has also been a rise in rates of several other vegetables.

Nov 25, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
Govt imposes $850/tonne MEP on onion to boost local supplies

Govt imposes $850/tonne MEP on onion to boost local supplies

MEP is the minimum rate below which exports are not allowed.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Spiralling onion prices: Yogi Adityanath orders crack down on hoarders

Spiralling onion prices: Yogi Adityanath orders crack down on hoarders

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Thursday asked officials to crack down on hoarders and black marketers.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
Delhi govt's crackdown on hoarders as tomato, onion prices soar

Delhi govt's crackdown on hoarders as tomato, onion prices soar

In the wake of soaring prices of onions and tomatoes in the national capital and across the nation, the Delhi government on Saturday asked the food and civil supplies commissioner to act against the hoarding. 

Nov 05, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
RBI may cut rate in December as inflation recedes: BofAML

RBI may cut rate in December as inflation recedes: BofAML

According to global financial services major Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), retail inflation is expected to stay muted at around 3.5 percent in September and 3.3 percent in October, which will give RBI the room to ease interest rates.

Oct 10, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Centre asks states to impose stock limits on onion traders

Centre asks states to impose stock limits on onion traders

Retail onion prices in the national capital have risen to Rs 38/kg as of today from Rs 22/kg in the year-ago period.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Paswan seeks onion MEP at $450/tonne to check price rise

Paswan seeks onion MEP at $450/tonne to check price rise

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday asked the commerce ministry to fix export floor price of onion at USD 450 a tonne and remove export sops to curb shipments and boost local supply, even as he blamed hoarders for spike in onion prices.

Aug 11, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
WPI inflation plunges to 5.70% in March vs 6.55% in February

WPI inflation plunges to 5.70% in March vs 6.55% in February

Wholesale inflation eased to 5.70 percent in March on softening prices of pulses, potato and onion, making the case for a rate cut in August even stronger.

Apr 17, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Onion farmers' woes: Why are farmers forced to sell onions at lower prices? - Part III

Watch this special segment and get to know about, Why has government turned deaf ears to the grief of farmers and playing with their emotions on the name of onion policy?

May 23, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

Onion farmers' woes: Why are farmers forced to sell onions at lower prices? - Part II

Watch this special segment and get to know about, Why has government turned deaf ears to the grief of farmers and playing with their emotions on the name of onion policy?

May 23, 2016, 21:10 PM IST

Farmers' woes: Why are farmers forced to sell onions at lower prices?

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May 23, 2016, 21:08 PM IST

Onion prices hit rock bottom

The average wholesale onion prices at Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC), the country's largest wholesale market for onions have stabilised at a two-year's low of Rs 700 a quinta

Feb 13, 2016, 12:03 PM IST
Wholesale onion prices hit lowest level of FY16 at Rs 9.50

Wholesale onion prices hit lowest level of FY16 at Rs 9.50

The onion exports have declined by 18 percent to 4.86 lakh tonnes in the first half of the fiscal due to governments steps to curb outbound shipments.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:35 PM IST
After onions and pulses, tomato prices hit roof; Govt banking on new crops

After onions and pulses, tomato prices hit roof; Govt banking on new crops

Tomato prices have now hit the roof with the rates rising by 50 percent in just about a month to Rs 62 a kg here, even as the government said a moderation was likely soon with new crops.

Nov 17, 2015, 21:27 PM IST
250 tonnes of imported onion reach India, prices may cool

250 tonnes of imported onion reach India, prices may cool

Prices of both pulses and onions rose unabated last month or so due to a fall in domestic production.

Oct 06, 2015, 17:57 PM IST
Onion crisis: India imports 18,000 tonnes from Egypt

Onion crisis: India imports 18,000 tonnes from Egypt

As onion prices continue at a high of Rs 60-70, India is importing large quantities of the much-needed vegetable from Egypt, which has exported 18,000 tonnes to India during the last two months.

Oct 03, 2015, 13:35 PM IST