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. 

published on : 8th May 2022

New mission to ensure steady year-long onion supply in TN

Rs 40 crore to be spent on Onion Cultivation Mission this financial year, says agri minister; cultivation will be increased and additional storage facilities set up

published on : 14th April 2022

Twitter unveils Tor version of site that can bypass Russia block

Known as an “onion” service, users can access this version of Twitter if they download the Tor browser, which allows people to access sites on what is also referred to as the “dark web.”

published on : 10th March 2022

Government releases buffer stock of onion to states to check price rise

Onion prices were ruling at Rs 37/kg in Delhi and Chennai, while Rs 39/kg in Mumbai and Rs 43/kg in Kolkata on February 18.

published on : 18th February 2022

Karnataka's Ishad mangoes, Kumta onions, Bhatkal jasmine start journey towards GI tag

The Honnavar betel leaf, known as the queen leaf, is grown only in a few pockets of the taluk.

published on : 9th December 2021

Onions bring tears to Maharashtra farmer who earns just Rs 13 after selling over 1.1 ton

Commissioner agent Rudresh Patil, who procured the onions, said he bought the onions at such a low rate mainly because of the poor quality of the produce.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Area under onion cultivation improves in Namakkal

More farmers are coming forward to cultivate this pungent vegetable in the past three years, thanks largely to the aid extended by both the State and Centre under NADP.

published on : 26th November 2021

Area under onion cultivation improves in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal

Usually, there is price fluctuation in small onions and Bellary onions during peak season. No matter how high the market price is, farmers get only the minimum return.

published on : 26th November 2021

Rain in TN, Bengaluru leaves Gadag onion farmers in lurch

As the skies have opened up in Bengaluru and Tamil Nadu, onion growers of Gadag district are feeling the pinch.The prices have dropped by Rs 2,000 per quintal due to rain. 

published on : 16th November 2021

Price of shallot doubles as arrival dips, thanks to rain

With a major portion of the harvest-ready shallots damaged in rains, traders are unable to export first grade quality shallots.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Techies, MBA grads in Kochi queue up for onion farming job in South Korea

The onion farms are located in the Sinan and Muan islands in the southern part of South Korea. The salary promised is $1,500 monthly (around Rs 1,12,500 going by today’s exchange rate).

published on : 30th October 2021

Onion prices not 'extraordinarily high'; no case for banning exports: Food Secretary

Pandey said the average onion price was ruling at Rs 41.5 per kg on October 21, much lower than Rs 55.6 per kg in the year-ago period.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Tiruchy: Onion price rise brings tears to eyes

In the past 10 days the price has increased twice as much. On Monday, a kg of onion was sold at Rs 40.

published on : 12th October 2021

 Famed white onion of Maharashtra's Alibag gets GI tag 

The GI Tag gives the crop a unique identity and wider markets, agriculture department officials said .

published on : 2nd October 2021

South Central Railway transports 246 tonnes of onions to West Bengal

Vijayawada division’s  business development unit had conducted meetings with farmers and traders of the surrounding areas who expressed their willingness for inter-state supply of their produce.

published on : 23rd August 2021
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