Should onions decide the course India takes? RBI Governor answers
Governor Das underscores the need for adopting a flexible inflation target for stability.
Govt considering lifting ban on onion exports
The government is considering lifting ban on exports of onion as fresh arrival of the commodity...
ET Explains: Not all may be bad about India's rising inflation
Once the vegetable prices cool down, the headline inflation figure will fall b...
States urged to lift onions imported from Egypt, Turkey
The cabinet secretary has urged states to procure imported onions after a few state governments reported to have withdrawn their demands on arrival of shipments from Turkey and Egypt.
Retail inflation hits 7.35%: Experts still see 15-50 bps RBI rate cut
Food inflation rose to 14.12% in December 2019 as against -2.65% in the same month of 2018.
Govt to create 1 lakh tonnes of onion buffer stock in 2020
The government had created a buffer stock of 56,000 tonnes for the current year but it was not sufficient.
Onion prices may stay firm on low imports
Only a substantial increase in domestic arrivals of the crop can help significantly ease onion prices in the local markets.
Inflation probably breached RBI target in Dec: Poll
Many economists do not expect the rise in consumer price inflation to prompt any policy move
Onion at eye-watering Rs 150/kg; imports underway
Imported onions have started arriving. About 1,160 tonne has reached India. Additional 10,560 tonne of shipments are expected to arrive in the next 3-4 days Both red and yellow onions have been imported from Turkey, Egypt and Afghanistan. The shipments are landing at Mumbai port, the official said.
After onions, cooking oil gets costlier
It is expected that the country's dependence on edible oil imports will increase further as heavy rains damaged soybean crops and a lower than expected.
The great onion crisis of 2019 may be coming to an end
Prices at one of India’s biggest wholesale markets may plunge to about Rs 20-25 per kilogram from mid-Jan.
Imported onions arrive in WB markets, receive mixed reactions
Asansol (WB), Dec 25 (ANI): In a major relief amid soaring prices, special kinds of onions that were imported from Turkey have hit the marke...
After onions, potato prices on fire, jump 75% in Delhi
As per price monitoring cell of consumer affairs ministry, retail potato prices have increased across many cities, though the average price was at the same level of Rs 20 per kg on Wednesday as compared to last year and a month back as well. This could be because in some cities like Jaipur and Varanasi the prices are in the range of Rs 10 to Rs 15 per kg.
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.
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