Of cabbages and kings, onions and GDP
GDP runs the risk of turning into numbers that make the mind number and number.
The tear-jerker: Onion prices cross Rs 200/kg
Traders said they had not foreseen such an acute scarcity of onion, which happened mainly becau...
Onion prices shoot up to Rs165/kg; govt says imported onions to arrive by Jan 20
Onion prices have been ruling high for past few weeks due to...
Onions prices continue to surge leaving customers in distress
Rupesh Chaudhary, a retailer, told ANI: "The reason behind onion price hike is the unseasonal rains that affected many onion farmers in the country. Earlier customers used to buy onion in large quantities, but now that scenario has changed."
Onion ships coming next week, Amit Shah told
Earlier, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed Parliament that the government has taken steps to rein in onion prices and has initiated steps to improve technology for its better storage. On Thursday, opposition parties staged a protest over the rising onion prices in the Parliament premises.
Government orders import of 4000 tonnes onions
The consumer affairs department has also directed MMTC to issue three more tenders for import of Onions, out of which two tenders are country specific namely Turkey and European Union and one is a global tender. Each of these tenders are for 5,000 tonnes.
Watch: Chaotic scene at subsidised onion shop in AP's Vizianagaram
Dramatic visuals from Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram where people are struggling to get their hands on onions being offered by Govt at cheape...
Congress protests at Parliament premises over rising onion prices
Holding banners and shouting slogans demanding that the government reduce the prices and "stop harassing" the poor, the Congress MPs protested with a basket full of onions.
Amidst onion crisis, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reach Mangaluru
Amidst onion crisis in the country, fresh loads of imported onions from Turkey reached in Mangaluru on December 04. To control the rising pr...
#SayItLikeNirmalaTai trends on Twitter after Finance Minister says she doesn’t eat onions, leaves netizens in splits
Nirmala Tai’s statement brought tears to the eyes of many.
Onion price may stay high till Jan
In October, 2.5 million quintal onions arrived in the markets, down from 5.1 million quintals last year.
Govt halves onion stock limit to curb hoarding
The government is closely monitoring the prices of onions which is rising everyday due to short supply in the market. There is a huge shortage of the bulb this year due to heavily rains in the onion growing states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s onion faux pas: Here’s what she said in Parliament
Speaking in Lok Sabha, the Finance Minister yesterday said that she doesn't eat much of onion or garlic and hails from a family where these ...
Price rise soon in Parliament canteen
The much-reviled subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens for lawmakers, government staff and journalists is set to go with a broad consensus emerging on the issue at the Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha.
Govt taking adequate measures to control onion prices: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman said there are several structural issues related to storage of onions and the government is trying to address them. Steps taken by the government to check rising prices of onion include ban on exports, imposition of stock limit, and import and transfer of onions from surplus to deficit areas, FM said.
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