Apr 18, 2016 at 08:10 | Source: PTI
Onion output had dropped to 189.2 lakh tonnes in 2014-15 crop year (July-June) due to poor rains. The previous record was 194 lakh tonnes in 2013-14.
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 28, 2016 at 08:54 | Source: PTI
Onion exports stood at 6,95,231.32 tonnes during the nine-month period as against 7,76,291.13 tonnes in the corresponding period of the last financial year, according to the data.
Mar 14, 2016 at 21:24 | Source: PTI
State-owned Punjab Agri Export Corporation Limited (PAECL) was rapped by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) for Rs 2.79 crore loss for its decision to buy onions "without considering commercial and safety angle".
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.
Mar 02, 2016 at 08:18 | Source: PTI
The procurement of onions would begin from next month, a top official in the Consumer Affairs Ministry official said.
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.