Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022



Onions: Govt buys 20,000 tonnes for buffer stock, exceeds target

May 29, 2016 12:52 pm

Onion production is estimated to be increased to 20.33 million tonnes in 2015-16 from 18.92 million tonnes in the previous year, as per government data.

Pimpri traders hire armed security guards to guard their most precious asset — onions

September 08, 2015 4:28 am

Vishnu Salve, president of the Pimpri Market Committee, said the decision was taken after miscreants allegedly manhandled traders and took away 400 kgs of onion over the weekend.

MMTC floats tender for import of 10,000 tonnes of onion

August 29, 2015 1:36 pm

MMTC has been asked to float tender after tender till the onion supply improves and prices come down.

636 quintals of hoarded onions seized in Chhattisgarh

August 25, 2015 4:09 pm

Following a tip-off, the officials last evening raided the site and seized 636 quintals of onion, 350 quintals from the godown of M/s Nagraj and 286 quintals from M/s Tikamdas, he said.

Onion prices fall below Rs 50/kg at Lasalgaon on export curbs

August 25, 2015 2:13 pm

Onion prices both in the retail and wholesale markets have been rising unabated in the wake of shortage of five lakh tonnes of onion in the country.

Govt to sell onions at cheaper prices

August 13, 2015 3:05 am

In a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the government decided to sell onions at Rs 30 per kg.

In fact: Let’s not cry over onions

August 03, 2015 12:03 am

Growers of the humble bulb have become victims of political expediency and the official commitment to ‘inflation targeting’.

Emu Goes Indian

April 22, 2012 12:45 am

Tukaram Walke has been growing onions,potatoes and sugar cane on his eight-acre farm in Chakan district of Maharashtra for many years.

Onions key to happiness?

September 16, 2011 4:33 pm

Shoppers were quizzed on 100 everyday staples to find out how happy they made them,relative to price.

Buy onions at Rs 40/kg from fair price shops

January 19, 2011 1:52 am

In an effort that could bring relief to consumers and regulate the high prices of onion in the open market,Himachal Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation has decided to sell onions at a fixed price of Rs 40 per kilo through the fair price shop network.