Onion

Kurnool onion farmers suffer as market shut due to pandemic

The Kurnool market yard was shut after some traders there tested positive for coronavirus.

published on : 30th July 2020

Government completes disposal of 35,857 tons of imported onions

To contain onion prices, the government had in November 2019 decided to import 1.2 lakh tonnes of onion through MMTC.

published on : 24th April 2020

Government allows onion exports from March 15, MEP removed

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said that the decision will help boost the income of farmers.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Government decides to lift ban on onion exports

The lifting of ban would be effective once the Directorate General of Foreign Trade issues a notification in this regard.

published on : 26th February 2020

Yield rates of potato, onion declines in Odisha

The total area under food crops consisting of paddy, pulses, maize, wheat, jowar and millets constitutes 62 lakh ha in 2018-19, which is 79 pc of total cropped area.

published on : 19th February 2020

Happy tears: Onion price returns to Rs 25 per kg in Tiruchy

Wholesale traders have requested the Union government to lift the ban on export which is in place since last year.

published on : 14th February 2020

Government allows exports of Krishnapuram onions with certain conditions

Krishnapuram onions are not used in the kitchen due to their size and pungency. The onions are imported by Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Singapore.

published on : 6th February 2020

Not demand in domestic market, sought-after abroad

The onion farmers, who cultivated Krishnapuram (KP) variety of onions, are a happy lot with the Centre announcing that it would lift ban on export of this variety in a couple of days.

published on : 5th February 2020

Finally, prices of onions, tomatoes fall in Telangana

Supply of the produce has almost doubled due to arrival of the Kharif crops.

published on : 4th February 2020

Government plans to sell imported onion at Rs 22-23 per kg to avoid rotting at port

The central government is currently offering imported onions to state governments at an average landed cost of Rs 58/kg for further distribution in the retail market.

published on : 30th January 2020

Government pegs 7 per cent rise in onion output this year; sees production fall in major fruits

Consequently, production of onion is estimated to increase to 24.45 million tonne this year from 22.81 million tonnes in the 2018-19 crop year.

published on : 27th January 2020

Onions bring tears of joy to merchants

In all, 58 lakh quintals of onions reached the market in the past eight months.

published on : 24th January 2020

These onions from Tiruchi prison bring happiness when peeled

The primary objective of incarceration is to reform people falling out with law.

published on : 23rd January 2020

States shun imported onions; Centre fears stock may rot 

Retail onion prices started to rise by September-end and touched a high of Rs 170 per kg in December, forcing the Union government to import onions from countries like Turkey and Egypt.

published on : 14th January 2020

18,000 tons of onion imported, available at Rs 22 per kg: Paswan

So far, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have procured onions from the centre, said Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan. 

published on : 14th January 2020
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