A problem of plenty grinds the onion farmer
The FY2023 budget had a budget of Rs 1,500 crore for providing support when prices of commodities such as onion and potato or fruits fall below a sustainable level.
Maharashtra govt announces sops for onion farmers
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde says compensation of Rs 300/quintal to be paid to farmers.
Maharashtra farmers make bonfire of onions in protest against govt as prices tumble
The protest was held on the day of the Holika festival which is marked by the burning of bonfires in Maharashtra.
Maharashtra: BJP ministers face farmers' wrath over plunging onion, cotton prices
The unrest among onion and cotton growers in the state has been escalating over plunging prices and the failure of the Centre to extend a helping hand to the farmers in crisis.
We're with onion farmers, says CM Eknath Shinde in Maharashtra assembly
Opposition leaders sat on the steps of the Vidhan Bhavan and raised slogans to highlight the plunge in onion prices.
Onion prices will stay depressed till mid-March: Experts
The intervention from the government, which can also include an early entry in the spot markets by agencies like Nafed to pick up over a lakh tonne of onion, can help assuage frayed nerves.
Farmers stop onion auction in Lasalgaon as prices crash
All India Kisan Sabha’s secretary Dr Ajit Nawale said the government should declare a compensation of Rs 600 per quintal for the farmers.
Tiruchy onion farmers hit by double whammy of yield loss, price slump
We are also checking for unfair trade practices in the form of middlemen and are advising farmers to be aware of them.
Maharashtra farmer earns only Rs 2.49 net profit on sale of 512 kg onions
The farmer, 63-year-old Rajendra Chavan who resides in Barshi tehsil of Solapur, said his onion yield fetched a price of Rs 1 per kg at the Solapur market yard.
Director Rian Johnson unhappy with his film’s title
Director Rian Johnson revealed that he is not too pleased with the title of his recent outing Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.
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With no cold storage units, Gadag onion growers at mercy of rain
For the present, farmers are a worried lot on how to store their crop due to the incessant rain. They have demanded that the authorities finish completing the cold storages soon.
Tomato, onion growers in Karnataka in tears over price crash
Hallikeri said for farmers from his region it was double whammy --- there were floods in the region and the price crash.
Gadag farmer travels 415 km to Bengaluru to sell onions, gets Rs 8.36 for 205 kg!
Prices of agricultural crops fluctuate wildly, but still, this is quite shocking. A farmer from Gadag got Rs 8.36 after selling 205 kg of onions at the Yeshwanthpur market in Bengaluru.
Wholesale onion prices slump to Rs 4
It is a major reason for the slump in onion prices, said a trader.
Farmers shed tears over poor demand, dump onions into pond in Shoolagiri
A section of onion farmers in Sanamavu near Shoolagiri is forced to dump harvested crop in farmlands and ponds allegedly because there are no takers and onions are poorly priced.
Government buys 2.5 lakh tonnes of onion for buffer stock
Onion production is estimated to have risen to 31.70 million tonnes in 2021-22 from 26.64 million tonnes in the previous year, according to the government data.
Buffer stock of onions in 2022-23 breaks past records
The procured stocks will be released through targeted open market sales and to states and Union territories and government agencies for supplies through retail outlets during the lean supply season.
'Knives Out 2' title revealed: Rian Johnson calls it 'Glass Onion'
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Onions likely to bring tears of joy for farmers this year in Kalahandi
Onion harvesting, which has just begun in Kalahandi, is expected to pick up the pace in a few days and be completed around May 15.
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