Onion prices surge to Rs 70-80/kg; Centre mulls imposing stock limits
Onion prices are on the rise despite several measures taken by the central government to boost supply.
Of cabbages and kings, onions and GDP
GDP runs the risk of turning into numbers that make the mind number and number.
Centre asks Delhi government to sell onion via ration shops, civil supplies dept at Rs 23.90/kg
While the central government data showed onion prices ruling at around Rs 39-40 per kg in the national capital, retailers in some parts of the city are selling as high as Rs 50 per kg depending on the quality and locality.
Govt considering lifting ban on onion exports
The government is considering lifting ban on exports of onion as fresh arrival of the commodity has started softening its prices in the domestic market, an official said.
Onion leads the rally
The base for the Index and all sub-Indices is 2014 (= 100).
Onion extends gains
Onion Index which rose 10.4% to 298.46 amid low arrivals caused by crop damage in Maharashtra.
Food processing ministry approves Rs 162 cr under Operation Greens scheme
The government has approved Rs 162 crore under Operation Green scheme which has an outlay of Rs 500 crore to stabilize the supply of tomato, onion and potato (TOP) crops and to ensure their availability round the year without price volatility.
States need to set up price stabilisation funds: Ram Vilas Paswan
Paswan said the Centre has also sought suggestions from states on changes in the Essential Commodities Act.
MPC meet: This time it's LIC, not onions on RBI's mind
Estimates went haywire this fiscal due to poor tax collection. The new divestment target looks too ambitious.
Fruits and vegetables output records flat growth
According to the third advance estimate, the horticulture production is estaimated to be 313.85 million tonnes as against output of 311.71 million tonnes in 2017-18.
Lockdown to get easier for children with Sudha Murty's first-ever audio book
Murty's book in audio format, 'How the Onion Got Its Layers', will be released on World Book Day.
Govt creating 50,000 tonne of onion buffer to curb price rise
In the national capital, retail onion prices are ruling at Rs 20-25 per kg depending on the varieties, as per the trade data.
Onions make debt-ridden Karnataka farmer crorepati
Onion grower Mallikarjuna is now a celebrity in the farming circles in Chitradurga, 200km from Bengaluru, after local media reported his success story. "I have cleared my debt and I am planning to build a house. I want to buy more land to expand the agricultural work in the coming years," he said. Mallikarjuna invested Rs 15 lakh and hit a jackpot.
Should onions decide the course India takes? RBI Governor answers
Governor Das underscores the need for adopting a flexible inflation target for stability.