Imports lead to price fall, onion farmers fume 

Traders and farmers at Asia’s largest onion market protested against the arrival of Egypt and Iranian onion that reduced prices drastically of the kitchen staple.

published on : 14th November 2020

Authorities confiscate 483 tonnes of Bellary onions hoarded in Perambalur

On Monday, Bellary onions were sold for Rs 100 a kilo and shallots for Rs 120 a kilo in the district.

published on : 10th November 2020

Mamata writes to Modi, blames farm laws for vegetable price rise 

Opposing the recently made farm laws, Mamata, in a four-page letter, said the new rules are encouraging hoarders and resulting in price rise and suffering of consumers.

published on : 9th November 2020

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

Kerala’s procurement of onions hit by Bihar poll: Minister Sunil Kumar

The Bihar assembly elections have affected the state’s efforts to procure onions to stem the rising price, Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar said on Thursday.  

published on : 6th November 2020

Yogi government fixes stock limit for onion retailers, wholesalers

The Yogi Adityanath government has fixed the limit of stock for onion retailers, wholesalers in Uttar Pradesh to put a leash on hoarding and black marketing.

published on : 5th November 2020

High prices lure farmers into largescale onion cultivation

Farmers are going for large-scale onion farming in Maharashtra from this season as well as next season to cash in on the price spike of the indispensable kitchen staple.

published on : 4th November 2020

Nafed floats bids for supply of 15,000 tons of imported red onions by November 20

This year, it wants to get the supplies from importers so that shipments could arrive fast and improve the domestic supply situation.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Onion costliest at Rs 100/kg in Bengaluru; lowest at Rs 35/kg in just two cities

Despite Maharashtra being the top onion producing state in the country, retail price of the commodity in Mumbai was a hefty Rs 77/kg.

published on : 3rd 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

Goa govt to sell onions to ration card holders at Rs 32 per kg

Once the stock starts arriving in the state, consumers will be informed through advertisements, SMSes and social media

published on : 31st October 2020

Kochi-bound lorry with Rs 16 lakh worth of onions goes missing

Officials at Central police station said they have launched a probe based on the complaint.

published on : 31st October 2020
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