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With onion prices hitting Rs 80/kg, Centre asks states to crack whip on hoarders

Wholesale onion prices at Lasalgaon in Maharasthra, Asia's biggest onion market, have almost touched Rs 60/kg, while retail prices across the country have risen up to Rs 80 per kg, adding to consumer woes.

Onion price rises to Rs 43/kg at Lasalgoan

Onion price at Lasalgoan in Maharashtra -- Asia's biggest wholesale market for onions -- Monday rose to Rs 43 per kg, the highest so far this year, due to sluggish supply of the crop.

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.