Government relaxes import norms for onion to boost domestic supply: Check prices

The Union Consumer Affairs Ministry, in a statement, said it will also offload more onion from its buffer stock in the open market to contain price rise.

Oct 21, 2020, 18:51 PM IST

India allows export of 25,000 tonnes of onions to Bangladesh on emergency basis

A source in the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi and Indian High Commission in Dhaka has confirmed the development.

Sep 19, 2020, 00:31 AM IST

Centre bans export of onions with immediate effect

"The export of all varieties of onions... Is prohibited with immediate effect," the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification.

Sep 15, 2020, 00:15 AM IST

West Bengal govt to sell onions at Rs 59/kg through 935 fair price shops

The West Bengal government announced that it will sell onions at Rs 59 per kilogram through 935 fair price ration shops from Monday amidst the skyrocketing prices of the kitchen staple in various parts of the country.

Dec 08, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

Dharmendra reveals why he ate onions before shoot with Asha Parekh

Parekh, however, would then complain that he "smells of onion" adding that she didn't like it.

Sep 04, 2019, 19:23 PM IST

News 50: Farmer commit suicide in Maharashtra

Onions are bringing tears for farmers, A farmer from Nasik, Maharashtra committed suicide for not getting the proper rates.

Jan 19, 2019, 07:16 AM IST

DNA: Farmers' get only 50 Paise for selling 1 kg of onions and we buy it for Rs 13/kg

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest information on Indian farmers who get 50 paise for selling 1 kg of onions while we buy it for Rs 13/Kg. This means that the people involved in-between the process are earning up to 15 times profit on one kg of onion. Watch full video to know more.

Dec 26, 2018, 22:26 PM IST

Indian diner goes on 'naked rampage' after restaurant serves onions in meal; arrested

An Indian-origin man has been arrested in the US after he went on a violent, naked rampage, threatening to shoot staffers at an Indian eatery -- all because the restaurant put onions in his food.

Jun 15, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Winter special: Simple home remedies for swollen fingers and toes!

Swollen fingers and toes are the most common problem that people face during winter season.

Dec 27, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Onion compound may help fight ovarian cancer, say researchers

A natural compound isolated from onions may help treat the most common type of ovarian cancer, a new study has claimed.

Oct 23, 2016, 16:36 PM IST

Onion growers in Maharashtra to get Rs 100 per quintal

In a relief to onion growers in Maharashtra after prices of the crop fell to a record low, the state government on Tuesday decided to provide grant of Rs 100 per quintal to these farmers.

Aug 30, 2016, 17:22 PM IST

Nashik farmer gets 5 paise per kg for onions!

A farmer from Karanjgaon village in Nashik district has claimed to have got the rate of 5 paise per kg for onions, prompting him to dump his produce of 13 quintals in his field in protest, even as a trader blamed "poor quality" of bulb for the low price.

Aug 25, 2016, 18:46 PM IST

Why chopping onions makes us cry – Watch video!

This revelation comes from chemist Eric Block, who has written the authoritative book on onions — and other alliums.

Jun 22, 2016, 22:14 PM IST

5 foods that should not be refrigerated at any cost!

Here is a list of 5 food items that should not be kept in the fridge.

May 26, 2016, 13:45 PM IST

Centre buys 2,300 tonnes of onion so far to build buffer

The Centre has procured 2,300 tonnes of onions directly from farmers this year so far to build buffer stock to be utilised for market intervention in the event of price rise during a lean season.

May 04, 2016, 19:12 PM IST

Onion prices fall to 2-year low of Rs 7/kg at wholesale market

The prices of the kitchen staple have fallen by more than 83 percent from Rs 41.30 per kg in September last.


Feb 11, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Easy trick to chop onions – Watch video

Here’s a video that will show you an easy method to finely chop onions.

Feb 08, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

Cauliflower, potatoes, onions cut stomach cancer risk

You may want to start eating large amounts of white vegetables as scientists have found that they keep stomach cancer risk at bay.

Nov 30, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

MMTC invites bids for sale of 1,000 tonnes imported onions

State-run MMTC has imported onions from China and Egypt to boost domestic supply and check rising prices.

Oct 16, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Govt reviews price situation of pulses, onion

Pulses prices in most retail markets have risen by up to 75 percent in the last one year due to fall in domestic output in 2014-15 crop year (July-June).

Oct 09, 2015, 20:18 PM IST