Onion prices shoot up to Rs165/kg; govt says imported onions to arrive by Jan 20
Onion prices have been ruling high for past few weeks due to fall in production of the Kharif crop following unseasonal rainfall in key growing states, including Maharashtra. The price of onion was ruling at around Rs 120/kg in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, while it was around Rs 100/kg in Delhi on Friday, as per the latest data.
Onion ships coming next week, Amit Shah told
Earlier, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed Parliament that the government has taken s...
Onions prices continue to surge leaving customers in distress
Rupesh Chaudhary, a retailer, told ANI: "The reason behind onion price hike is ...
Watch: Chaotic scene at subsidised onion shop in AP's Vizianagaram
Dramatic visuals from Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram where people are struggling to get their hands on onions being offered by Govt at cheape...
Government orders import of 4000 tonnes onions
The consumer affairs department has also directed MMTC to issue three more tenders for import of Onions, out of which two tenders are country specific namely Turkey and European Union and one is a global tender. Each of these tenders are for 5,000 tonnes.
Congress protests at Parliament premises over rising onion prices
Holding banners and shouting slogans demanding that the government reduce the prices and "stop harassing" the poor, the Congress MPs protested with a basket full of onions.
Amidst onion crisis, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reach Mangaluru
Amidst onion crisis in the country, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reached in Mangaluru on December 04. To control the rising pr...
FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s onion faux pas: Here’s what she said in Parliament
Speaking in Lok Sabha, the Finance Minister yesterday said that she doesn't eat much of onion or garlic and hails from a family where these ...
Tehseen Poonawalla stages solo protest outside Parliament Complex over soaring onion price, whisked away by cops
As he was protesting in the media parking at Vijay Chowk, policemen surrounded him and took him to Jantar Mantar as mediapersons jostled to capture the development.
Onion price may stay high till Jan
In October, 2.5 million quintal onions arrived in the markets, down from 5.1 million quintals last year.
Govt halves onion stock limit to curb hoarding
The government is closely monitoring the prices of onions which is rising everyday due to short supply in the market. There is a huge shortage of the bulb this year due to heavily rains in the onion growing states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
#SayItLikeNirmalaTai trends on Twitter after Finance Minister says she doesn’t eat onions, leaves netizens in splits
Nirmala Tai’s statement brought tears to the eyes of many.
Price rise soon in Parliament canteen
The much-reviled subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens for lawmakers, government staff and journalists is set to go with a broad consensus emerging on the issue at the Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha.
Govt taking adequate measures to control onion prices: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman said there are several structural issues related to storage of onions and the government is trying to address them. Steps taken by the government to check rising prices of onion include ban on exports, imposition of stock limit, and import and transfer of onions from surplus to deficit areas, FM said.
Rahul Gandhi lashes out at PM Modi, Shah and Nirmala Sitharaman
Gandhi did not spare Home minister Amit Shah and Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman either and took potshots at them during his hectic tour of the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, which he represents. He lashed out at Sitharaman, saying she was "incompetent", not aware of what was happening around her and had the "arrogance" to say she does not eat onions or garlic.
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