onion price

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

Nationwide average retail price of onions down 60 per cent since last year: Government

In one month alone, the all-India average retail price of onion has dropped by 33.33 per cent to Rs 40 per kg today from Rs 60 per kg on November 30 this year, officials said.

published on : 31st December 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

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

7,000 tonnes of onion already imported; another 25,000 tonnes arriving before Diwali: Government

In a virtual press conference, Piyush Goyal said the retail prices of onion, potato and some of the pulses had increased.

published on : 30th October 2020

Uddhav placates Nashik onion traders, business to re-start at Lasalgaon

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday promised to apprise the Centre of the grievances of onion traders after they agreed to restart business in Lasalgaon.

published on : 30th October 2020

Government bans export of onion seeds

The government banned exports of onion seeds with immediate effect amidst rising prices of the bulb in the domestic markets.

published on : 30th October 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
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