Onion prices

Govt extends relaxation conditions of import of onions into India to counter high market prices

The relaxation will be subject to certain conditions the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare said.

Dec 17, 2020, 16:41 PM IST

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee seeks PM Narendra Modi's urgent intervention on price rise of potatoes and onions

The exclusion of onion and potatoes are encouraging vendors to hoard and eventually is resulting in a price hike. 

Nov 09, 2020, 18:19 PM IST

Ahead of Diwali, onion prices fall drastically in wholesale markets; retail price to follow suit? Explained

Major relief for common people ahead of Diwali! Onion prices are fast dropping.

Nov 03, 2020, 18:53 PM IST

Onion traders to get three days' time before enforcement of stock limits: Centre

This important step has been in the wake of spiralling onion prices!

Oct 29, 2020, 23:19 PM IST

Facilitate Kerala agencies to directly procure vegetables: CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to CMs of Tamil Nadu, Maharastra to check price rise

 Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said, "Being a consumer state, people of Kerala depend substantially on the arrival of commodities from other states." 

Oct 26, 2020, 19:07 PM IST

Onion stock holding limit imposed on retail and wholesale traders till December 31

In the last few weeks, onion prices have shot up sharply to over Rs 75 per kg in the wake of damage to standing Kharif crop due to heavy rainfall. 

Oct 23, 2020, 18:39 PM IST

Onions for Rs 65 a kilo in Chandigarh! 800 kilos sold in four hours

The group said they bought the Nashik-onions at Rs 65 from the local vegetable market and sold it for the same price at "no loss-no profit" basis.

Dec 29, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Govt to import additional 12,500 tonnes of onions from Turkey to ease retail prices

State-run MMTC has been contracted to import an additional 12,500 tonnes of onion from Turkey as directed by the Price Stabilisation Fund Management Committee of the Department of Consumer Affairs, an official release said.

Dec 19, 2019, 22:17 PM IST

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

Onion prices shoot up to Rs 200/kg in Bengaluru market

Price of onion shot up to a whopping Rs 200 per kg in Bengaluru due to severe short supply in the market, an official said here on Saturday.

Dec 07, 2019, 23:04 PM IST

Stampede over shortage of onions at Rythu bazaar in Andhra Pradesh

Onion prices in many places have crossed Rs 100 per kg due to low production. Acknowledging the crisis, the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government in Andhra has decided to subsidise onions until the prices stabilise. 

Dec 05, 2019, 20:57 PM 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

Onion price reaches record high, being sold at Rs 150 per kg in West Bengal, Hyderabad

Onion, the kitchen staple, is currently being sold at Rs 150 per kg in West Bengal and Hyderabad while in Bhubaneswar, Kota and Chandigarh, it is priced at Rs 120 per kg.   

Dec 05, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Centre slashes onion stock holding limit for retailers, wholesalers to curb skyrocketing prices

The Consumer Affairs Ministry on Tuesday said the stock limit for retailers have been halved to 5 tonnes of onions while for wholesalers the stocks limit has been halved to 25 tonnes of onions.

Dec 03, 2019, 20:44 PM IST

Narendra Modi govt to import onions from Turkey, Egypt to curb soaring retail prices

The Narendra Modi government will import 11000 Metric Ton (MT) of onion from Turkey in addition to 6090 MT from Egypt in the backdrop of soaring onion prices in the retail market. 

Dec 01, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

Series of bizarre incidents taking place as onion prices are on rise

Series of bizarre incidents are taking place as onion prices are on rise. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 01, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

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