Apr 13, 2016 at 20:08 | Source: PTI
"Because of a bumper crop, onion is being sold at 30-50 paise per kg while only a few days ago it commanded a price of Rs 15-20 per kg in the local market," Dayaram Patidar, a farmer from Diken, told PTI.
Mar 14, 2016 at 09:37 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The CPI has risen for the past 6 months from 3.7 percent to a 17-month high of 5.7 percent in January 2016. However, it is likely to decline in February led by food inflation mainly on easing seen in vegetable prices such as onions.
Feb 21, 2016 at 19:31 | Source: PTI
Budget for 2016-17 in a bid to protect consumers from price rise in essential food items. The PSF, announced in the previous Budget with a corpus of Rs 500 crore, was initially being handled by the Agriculture Ministry. It used funds to intervene in the market to boost supply of onion and pulses to check price rise
Feb 11, 2016 at 17:56 | Source: PTI
The prices of the kitchen staple have fallen by more than 83 per cent from Rs 41.30 per kg in September las
Feb 02, 2016 at 17:18 | Source: PTI
According to the data maintained by Nasik-based National Horticultural and Research Foundation (NHRDF), wholesale onion prices are being sold at minimum rates of Rs 7 per kg and maximum Rs 14.22 per kg.
Dec 31, 2015 at 11:55 | Source: PTI
To salvage the situation, the government launched Rs 50,000 crore worth irrigation and soil health schemes and is all set to unveil a new insurance scheme and electronic agri-market in New Year to ensure that the farmers earn 50 percent profit from produce.
Dec 29, 2015 at 13:07 | Source: PTI
RBI has however cautioned that while oil prices, barring geopolitical shocks, are expected to remain benign for a few more quarters, the uptick of CPI inflation excluding food and fuel for two months in succession warrants vigilance.
Dec 26, 2015 at 13:48 | Source: PTI
The exports stood at 4,85,930.51 tonnes during April- September period of the current 2015-16 fiscal compared with 5,89,900.89 tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year, according to data compiled by National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation (NHRDF).
Dec 24, 2015 at 19:35 | Source: PTI
"All varieties of onions... can be exported without any MEP," Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification.
Dec 11, 2015 at 22:23 | Source: PTI
In August, the government had hiked onion MEP to USD 700 per tonne, from USD 425, as prices at both wholesale and retail levels skyrocketed on lower output due to unseasonal rains.