Onion prices

Onion prices leave consumers in tears

The hotel industry, which is struggling to come out of the effects of the Covid-19 induced lockdown, sees the price of onion that has gone through the roof as a double whammy. 

published on : 24th February 2021

Onion prices begin to fall in Odisha as new crops arrive

In a big relief for consumers, prices of onion have started falling in retail markets across the state after arrival of new crops from Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 9th November 2020

Onion prices continue slide at Nashik's Lasalgaon market

During the day, the maximum price per quintal was 4,100, the minimum price was Rs 1,151 while the average was Rs 3,200 against Rs 3,651 on November 5.

published on : 6th November 2020

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray urges Piyush Goyal to raise onion stock holding limit

The onion traders had gone on a strike last week against the restrictions imposed by the Centre on stock limits of 25 metric tonnes for wholesalers.

published on : 1st November 2020

Kabul steps up onion supply, prices in India may fall soon

Sources said on Friday 78 trucks came from Afghanistan and 45 a day earlier carrying about 40 metric tonnes (20,000 to 40,000 kg per truck).

published on : 1st November 2020

Only cold storage can 'cool' onion prices amid unseasonal rainfall, lackadaisical central schemes

Government data has revealed that in the last five years, only 34% of the sanctioned cold chain projects were completed while nearly 24% projects were cancelled.

published on : 1st November 2020

Government releasing one lakh tonne of onion buffer stock: Tomar

The Union Agriculture Minister was talking to reporters on Wednesday after taking part in a rally in Dharampuri town of Indore district ahead of the November 3 bypolls in MP.

published on : 29th October 2020

Kerala to wipe onion tears, buy 1,800 tonnes

Kerala has also approached Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra for direct procurement of tomato, onion and potato from farmers.

published on : 27th October 2020

Onion crisis needs a structured solution

India has in recent years built up a buffer stock of onions, but it doesn’t seem large enough to tide over such temporary crises.

published on : 26th October 2020

Onion prices to bring tears for two more months: Odisha minister RP Swain

After deregulation of commodities such as cereals, pulses, oil seeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes, the states have lost power to impose stock limits on these items when price levels are triggered.

published on : 25th October 2020

Relief for Keralites as first load of onions reaches state capital, to be sold at Rs 45 per kg

Onion prices had hit the roof across the country after the excess rain damaged the crop and produce in central India, especially in Maharashtra

published on : 23rd October 2020

Onion price touches Rs 80, Govt asks collectors to keep an eye on markets

He said the Nashik price of onion is in the range of Rs 62-64 a kg which is sold at Rs 70 a kg in the Aiginia wholesale market.

published on : 23rd October 2020

With onion prices hitting the roof in Kerala, govt to make them available at Rs 50 per kg

Prices of onions and shallots have touched Rs 90 and Rs 120, respectively, in major markets across the state over the past week

published on : 22nd October 2020

Onion prices shoot up to Rs 50 per kg in Chennai's Koyambedu market, retail costs higher

"There is no price control on vegetables. Many retail shops have hiked the prices steeply," said Bharati, a housewife.

published on : 8th October 2020

Traders blame poor monitoring for soaring onion prices in Odisha

It is for the administration to keep a watch on the market so that the traders do not exploit the customers, he added.

published on : 25th September 2020
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