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Onion production estimated to fall by 4% in 2012-13

Onion production is estimated to decline by four percent to 168.17 lakh tonnes in 2012-13, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

Govt rules out banning onion export

Government on Wednesday ruled out banning export of onion saying the spurt in domestic prices was "temporary" caused by unseasonable rains and mandi closures.

No proposal to ban onion exports: Govt

The government on Friday said there is no proposal to ban export of onion and its prices in the domestic market are showing a declining trend.

Onion prices to decline in next few days: Pawar

Onion prices will come down in the next few days on improved supply from Gujarat, Rajasthan and some parts of Maharashtra, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said on Wednesday.