Onion price reduced due to import, says Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

The food inflation rate rose to 13.24 in December as against 11 per cent in November. Within this category, onions saw an inflation rate of 455.8 per cent compared to 172.3 per cent in November.The rate of vegetables climbed from 45.32 per cent in November to 69.69 per cent in December.

Jan 14, 2020, 16:35 PM IST

Centre offers imported onions to states at Rs 49-58 per kg

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that imports began from mid-December and states were asked to place their firm demand in order to get the supply from the imported stock. 

Jan 07, 2020, 23:34 PM IST

Onion prices may drop soon as fresh produce from Nashik reaches markets

In Delhi's Okhla Mandi the supply of onion was double on Saturday due to the fresh produce and people are likely to be relieved after the price drop. 

Jan 04, 2020, 19:26 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

Bride, groom exchange garlands of onion, garlic in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi

The pair apparently wanted to make a statement against the high prices of onions. Guests at the wedding also decided to present the newlyweds the highly sought commodity - baskets of onions!

Dec 14, 2019, 07:02 AM 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

DNA Analysis of Onion Price Hike in India

Price Hike in Onions has hit people hard along with retailers and wholesalers across the country. To know more, Watch DNA Analysis.

Dec 05, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

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Dec 05, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

Deshhit: Unrest in Vijaynagaram as Onion Price soars in India

Unrest in Vijaynagaram as Onion Price soars in India. To know more watch the video

Dec 05, 2019, 21:28 PM IST

Pyaaz Ka Punchnama: Now get loans for Onions

Price Hike in Onions has hit people hard along with retailers and wholesalers across the country

Dec 05, 2019, 19:24 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

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

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

Now, buy onions on loan in Varanasi by keeping Aadhaar card as mortgage

In Uttar Pradesh, where the BJP is in power, some workers of Samajwadi Party’s youth wing came up with a unique way to lodge their protest against rising onion prices by setting up a counter in Varanasi where they gave 'onions on loan'.

Dec 01, 2019, 13:07 PM 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

Thappad se darr nahi lagta, pyaaz se lagta hai: Twitter sheds tears over rise in onion prices

Nowadays, onions are priced around Rs 70-80 per kg and there is a huge uproar on this issue among the common public, though many are trying to substitute precious onions with other cheaper alternatives like cabbage and radish.

Nov 29, 2019, 16:19 PM IST