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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.
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Onion, tomato prices continue to rule high at Rs 60-70/kg in Delhi
The price rise in these two perishable vegetables was due to supply disruption in the wake of heavy rains and floods in the main growing states like Maharasthra and Karnataka. The rates have remained high even as the government has boosted supplies through state-owned Mother Dairy's Safal outlets, cooperatives Nafed and NCCF.
Government asks Mother Dairy to cut tomato rates by Rs 2-3/kg
Mother Dairy is selling 3 varieties of tomato at Rs 30/kg, Rs 40/kg and Rs 55/kg through its 400 retail outlets. Mother Dairy, Kendriya Bhandar and cooperative NCCF were also asked to sell tur dal at Rs 80-85 per kg through their retail outlets.
After onions, tomato price soar to Rs 80/kg in Delhi
According to traders, tomatoes have turned costlier in the last few days as supplies have been impacted.
Wholesale onion prices fall below Rs 30/kg at Lasalgaon after govt measures
The average wholesale price of onion was Rs 26 per kg on Thursday at the Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee, while the maximum rate was Rs 30.20 per kg and minimum rate quoted was Rs 15 per kg.
Onion prices to calm down from Nov onwards: Niti Aayog member
To keep a lid on prices, the Centre is offloading onion from its buffer stock through agencies like Nafed, NCCF and Mother Dairy's Safal outlets in the national capital.
Onion prices to calm down in next few days: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Onion prices have gradually increased in the last one month due to supply disruption from flood-hit onion-growing states like Maharashtra.
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.
Government fights back as NCCF brass strips it of control
The NCCF, set up in 1965 as a cooperative society with 75% share capital from the Consolidated Fund of India, then opposed orders of the Centre, such as to install a senior officer from the consumer affairs ministry to replace Chowdhery.
Government looks to dispose of 18 lakh tonnes pulses from buffer stock
The food ministry is trying other means to clear the stock. It is in talks with welfare organisations and cooperatives to sell the stock, according to official sources.
NCCF to sell pulses via mobile vans at Rs 120 per kg in Delhi
The decision to sell pulses by NCCF was today taken at an inter-ministerial review meeting, Chaired by Consumer Affairs Secretary Hem Pande.
CCEA fixes MSP for toria at Rs 3,560 per quintal
The Cabinet took the decision to fix MSP for toria in 2017-18 market season on the basis of normal market price differentials.
States too responsible for curbing price rise in pulses: Ram Vilas Paswan
Despite several measures, pulses are still ruling high at over Rs 170 per kg in most parts of the country due to a widening demand-supply gap following two successive droughts.
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