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Retail onion prices touch Rs 140 per kg mark in some cities

The average modal price of onion in the retail markets was ruling at Rs 110 per kg

06 Dec 2019 12:55 PM

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

The revised stock holding limit would not be applicable for imported onions.

03 Dec 2019 8:08 PM

Estranged allies, bad economy, and onion prices leave BJP teary-eyed in Jharkhand

The BJP is fighting a tough Opposition alliance this time in the five-phase Jharkhand Assembly elections, that started on Saturday.

02 Dec 2019 2:40 PM

Govt may extend onion export ban to February to cap domestic prices

Wholesale onion prices are about 40 rupees (55 cents) per kg, down slightly from 55 rupees earlier this month.

19 Nov 2019 3:36 PM

Onion price jumps 45 pc to Rs 80 per kg in Delhi in just one week

As per the data, there has been almost three-fold jump in onion prices from the year-ago period.

06 Nov 2019 1:28 PM


Onion, tomato prices continue to rule high at Rs 60-70/kg in Delhi

The data maintained by the Consumer Affairs Ministry also showed retail price of onion ruling high at Rs 55/kg in the NCR.

31 Oct 2019 12:36 PM

Govt bans onion exports as prices stay elevated

In June, India withdrew 10 per cent export incentives on onions after prices started to rise due to dwindling supplies.

30 Sep 2019 9:41 AM

Onion export ban to check price rise

The move comes days after prices of this basic kitchen staple snowballed across India.

30 Sep 2019 6:09 AM

Govt bans export of onion with immediate effect

Export of all varieties of prohibited with immediate effect, said Directorate General of Foreign Trade.

29 Sep 2019 2:50 PM

Onion prices to calm down in next few days: Tomar

The centre has a buffer stock of 56,000 tonnes of onion, of which 16,000 tonnes has been offloaded so far.

24 Sep 2019 2:35 PM


Centre asks Delhi govt to sell onion via ration shops

Onion prices are under pressure due to likely fall in kharif (summer) production owing to 10 per cent decline.

12 Sep 2019 1:25 PM

Monsoon fury: Onion prices double in several parts of Karnataka

The traders fear that the onion prices may rise further up to Rs 60 due to the festival season.

25 Aug 2019 3:41 PM

Onions prices on rise in Delhi wholesale markets

Onion prices in the national capital have shot up to Rs 23 per kg in last ten days on tight.

19 Oct 2018 12:08 PM

Onion exports allowed without MEP, LC: Govt

Onion MEP was removed to encourage exports in view of crash in domestic prices following higher output.

28 Feb 2018 11:09 AM

Onion prices likely to drop even further

Farmer Sudhakar Godse of Sansari said, “Harvests and stocks of the lal variety are depleting while early unhal harvests have begun.

28 Feb 2018 4:36 AM


Onion price up at Rs 50-60 per kg; govt says will cool down soon

Onion is being sold at over Rs 50 per kg in the national capital, Mumbai and Kolkata, respectively.

11 Jan 2018 2:41 PM

USD 850 per tonne MEP on onion to be applicable till Jan 20

Government had imposed MEP to increase domestic supplies and check rising prices.

02 Jan 2018 10:44 AM

Are chutneys good for you?

Swami Padmaprakasha Jnana Thapaswi, In-Charge of Santhigiri Ashram lists the different kinds of chutneys and their health benefits.

14 Dec 2017 12:55 PM

Onion, tomato prices to fall in next 15-20 days: Agriculture Secretary

As per the trade data, onion and tomato prices are ruling in the range of Rs 70-80 per kg in the retail market.

04 Dec 2017 5:10 PM

Onion prices rally in Asia as India restricts exports

India exported 2.4 million tonnes of onions in 2016/17, mainly to Bangladesh, Malaysia and United Arab Emirates.

01 Dec 2017 3:50 PM