Onion price hike

On camera: Amid soaring prices, 2 men caught stealing onions worth Rs 21,160 in Mumbai; arrested

At a time when prices of onions are shooting up to Rs 120 per kg across the country, several cases of onion theft have been reported from various villages and cities. 

Dec 11, 2019, 08:41 AM IST

Stop eating onion, stop eating garlic and meat, everything will be saved: Azam Khan

Azam Khan further said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's comment on onion is her message to the nation to stop eating onions. The prices of onions have been on the rise in many states in the country, which has even sparked protests among the people.

Dec 06, 2019, 07:00 AM IST

After Nirmala Sitharaman, BJP MP Ashwini Choubey says he's never tasted onions

Ashwini Choubey, who is Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, said that since he has never tasted onion it is impossible for him to know about the rising prices of staple food in the market.

Dec 05, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Amit Shah to chair GoM meet to review skyrocketing onion prices today

The crucial meeting will be attended by Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar, besides the top officials from the Prime Minister's office.

Dec 05, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

I don't eat much of onion, says Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha amid debate over soaring retail prices

Onion prices soared to Rs 140 per kg in various markets in West Bengal while it touched Rs 150 per kg in Hyderabad. Due to sky-rocketing price, onion theft has also been reported from various parts of the country. Just recently, a farmer in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur alleged that his onion crop worth Rs 30,000 was uprooted and stolen from his field by thieves. 

Dec 05, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Onion crop worth Rs 30,000 stolen from farmer's field in Madhya Pradesh

Farmer Jitendra Kumar has registered a complaint with the police in this regard and said that onions were sown on 1.6 acre of land and as he was planning to harvest the crop, it was stolen by thieves.

Dec 04, 2019, 06:38 AM IST

Fearing stampede, Patna officials wear helmets while selling onion for Rs 35/kg

Long queues were being seen outside the counters of Bihar State Cooperative Marketing Union Limited (Biscomaun), Patna, where onion are being sold at Rs 35 per kg at a time when the prices of the vegetable soared up to Rs 70-80 per kg. 

Nov 30, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

Onion price crosses Rs 100 per kg in many cities; reports of theft from across India pour in

Onions are being stolen from trucks and shops in many states including Delhi, Gujarat, West Bengal, and Bihar. In West Bengal, onions worth thousands of rupees have been stolen from a shop. In West Bengal's West Midnapore the price reached Rs 100 kg, and following this, onions worth Rs 50,000 was stolen from a shop while 10 sacks of the vegetable were stolen from another shopkeeper.

Nov 29, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

Government bans export of onions with immediate effect to curb rising prices

The onion prices have surged over 300% in the last few weeks due to a shortfall in supply following heavy rainfall in Maharashtra and Karnataka - the two main onion-producing states in the country.

Sep 29, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Government mulls action as onion prices go through the roof

Onion prices have jumped nearly 75 percent in the last one month after supply crunch from states like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.

Aug 26, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

Government reviews situation as onion prices go through roof

Onion prices have jumped nearly 75 percent in the last one month after supply crunch from states like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.

Aug 22, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

Nafed to boost onion supply in Delhi; Mother Dairy asked to cut price

Currently, retail onion prices in the national capital are ruling in the range of Rs 30-40 per kg on tight supplies, as per the trade data.

Oct 19, 2018, 18:36 PM IST

Onions prices on rise in Delhi wholesale markets

The prices were ruling at Rs 15 per kg in the year-ago period at the Lasalgoan market, the official data showed.

Oct 19, 2018, 13:43 PM IST

Onion, tomato price rise a seasonal effect: Ram Vilas Paswan

Barring these veggies, prices of other essential commodities like rice and wheat are ruling stable, he added.

Oct 31, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

Chennai: Congress protests against onion price hike

The Mahila Congress party of Chennai is protesting against the rising price of onions by wearing garlands of vegetables, around their necks and shouting slogans against the price hike.

Sep 07, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

Delhi govt flags off mobile vans with onions to ease prices

In a bid to provide onions at subsidised rates, Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai on Friday flagged-off mobile vans from Azadpur Mandi to different parts of the city for the vegetable to be sold at "model price".

Aug 28, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

PM Modi, Kejriwal two sides of same coin: Congress on onion price hike

Staging a protest against the hike in onion's price, Congress on Monday accused both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of being two sides of the same coin.

Aug 24, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

Middle class woes to continue, wholesale onion price shoots up to Rs 57 per kg

In the price-sensitive Delhi market and some other parts of the country, retail onion price has shot up to Rs 80 per kg.

Aug 22, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Onion price rises to Rs 54 per kg at Lasalgaon

Onion prices at Lasalgaon in Maharashtra -- Asia's biggest wholesale market for onions -- today touched Rs 54 per kg, the highest so far this year, due to tight supply of the crop.

Aug 21, 2015, 15:39 PM IST