Onion price hike

Kerala hotels threaten shutdown if onion prices not brought under control

Kerala Hotel and Restaurants Association said the price of food products cannot be increased as the ongoing economic slowdown has already impacted people's spending habits, especially outdoor dining.

published on : 7th December 2019

Onion wholesale price eases in Kolkata, hovers around Rs 4,500 per bag of 40 kgs

The wholesale price of onions had touched Rs 5,000 per bag a few days back, they said.

published on : 6th December 2019

Demand for subsidised onions cause stampede like situation in Andhra's Vizianagaram rythu bazaars

The reason for the unprecedented rush at the government-sponsored ‘onion sales counters’ was reported to be the steep increase in the prices of onions in the open market.

published on : 5th December 2019

After onions, edible oils to burn a hole in your pocket

Crude palm oil has witnessed a more than 26 per cent rise in its price in the last two months. Mustard prices soared to Rs 300 per quintal and soybean rates jumped to around Rs 400 per quintal.

published on : 5th December 2019

Tehseen Poonawalla protests outside Parliament Complex over onion price, detained

As he was protesting in the media parking at Vijay Chowk, policemen surrounded him and took him to Jantar Mantar.

published on : 5th December 2019

Fear of theft keeps onion farmers awake at night in Madhya Pradesh

This season, with prices of onions soaring, I hoped to fetch handsome prices for the crop that was to be harvested in a 9-10 days.

published on : 5th December 2019

Onion price hike disrupts lives

The skyrocketing prices of onions and shallots are likely to continue.

published on : 5th December 2019

'I belong to a family which does not eat onion': Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha over rising onion prices

Attributing shortage to low production, the minister said there are severe structural problems related to onions.

published on : 5th December 2019

Government reduces onion stock holding limit for retailers, wholesalers amid rising prices

Onion prices have been ruling high for the past few weeks even as various measures have been initiated to increase the supply of the key kitchen staple.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Onion prices in Chennai hit record-high at Rs 120 per kg

The demand for onions is such that even the lesser-known quality of onions from Andhra Pradesh that have less shelf life is being sold at Rs 100 catching the consumers off the guard.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Ruckus in Lok Sabha over onion prices, remarks on PM Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman

Chowdhury launched attack on the Centre's policy raising issue of price rise of daily used items like onions, other vegetables, and pulses.

published on : 3rd December 2019

AAP MPs protest in Parliament against onion price hike

The AAP leaders questioned the Centre as to why onions kept perishing while consumers paid high prices.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Wholesale price of onions reaches Rs 11,000 per quintal mark in Nashik

Monday was the first trading day of December and the wholesale price of the summer crop of onions was the highest this season in Nashik district, a major producer of the vegetable.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Thieves go after onions in Karnataka, farmers at wit’s end

In just the last one week, four cases of onion theft have been reported in Gadag, Gajendragad and Ron taluks in the district, sending farmers and the local police into a tizzy.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Shallots hit by disease, price may rise

Over 1000 hectares of shallot crop in Perambalur, which is one of the hubs, are affected out of the total shallot cultivation area of 3,291 hectares, said sources.

published on : 27th November 2019
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