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    Amul does it again. Its new ad on onion price hike has the internet falling for it

    Trending | December 12, 2019 17:06 IST

    Onion prices are at an all-time high in most parts of India. In fact, the price of onions in many places has crossed Rs 100 per kg due to shortage.

  • People prefer onion over free trip to Goa

    People prefer onion over free trip to Goa!

    India | December 11, 2019 17:58 IST

    AbhiBus decided to make this interesting offer, as the onion prices in some parts of the country crossed Rs 200 a kg and social media went in overdrive with memes and jokes on surging rates. More than 54 per cent opted for onions as their prize ever since the offer was made on December 10. The Goa option received 46 per cent response.

  • Onion prices increased by 400% after March

    Onion prices increased by 400% after March

    India | December 11, 2019 10:25 IST

    Onion prices have increased by 400 per cent after March as the average retail price of onion on December 3, 2019 was recorded to be Rs 81.9 per kg as compared to Rs 15.87 per kg in March 2019, said Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday in Lok Sabha.

  • Bengal govt starts selling onion from ration shops

    Bengal govt starts selling onion from ration shops

    India | December 10, 2019 8:29 IST

    Every family with ration card was given 1 kg onion at Rs 59. In the local markets, the vegetable is being sold for Rs 130-140 a kg, which is a seven-time increase in four months.

  • Onions retailing at Rs 100-120 per kg in MP's Bhopal

    Onions retailing at Rs 100-120 per kg in MP's Bhopal

    India | December 08, 2019 19:56 IST

    This is happening because of short supply," claimed vegetable vendor Rashid Qureshi in Bittan Market on Sunday. Vendor Hemant Advani said, "Seeing the short supply in the market, there would not be a drop in prices for at least another fortnight."

  • Onion prices skyrocket to 170 per kg in Hyderabad

    Onion prices skyrocket to 170 per kg in Hyderabad

    India | December 06, 2019 12:29 IST

    The wholesale dealers have been selling the onion for Rs 15,000 per 100 kg and the lowest at Rs 6,000 in Hyderabad.

  • After onions, now edible oils may burn a hole in your pocket

    After onions, now edible oils may burn a hole in your pocket

    Business | December 05, 2019 20:08 IST

    After onions, the prices of edible oils have started surging as the bio-fuel programmes in Malaysia and Indonesia have increased the consumption of palm oil in those countries leading to a spike in its price. 

  • Onion price soars to Rs 120 per kg in Odisha

    Onion price soars to Rs 120 per kg in Odisha

    India | December 04, 2019 23:49 IST

    While the onion price in open market was around Rs 90 a kilogram on Tuesday, it registered an overnight jump by Rs 30 in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

  • Govt taking steps to control onion prices: Sitharaman

    Govt taking steps to control onion prices: Sitharaman

    India | December 04, 2019 22:59 IST

    The Minister also told MPs the government has also decided to import to procure from the open market of countries with a surplus and from onion-growing regions. She further added steps are being taken for distribution of the onion through open mandis auction .

  • Onion prices remain high, soar to Rs 110/kg in Panaji

    Onion prices remain high, soar to Rs 110/kg in Panaji

    Business | November 28, 2019 21:39 IST

    The stock holding limit was imposed in September. At present, retailers can stock onion only up to 100 quintals and wholesale traders are allowed to keep up to 500 quintals. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday had asserted that the government was making maximum efforts to control prices.

  • Soaring onion prices turn hotel food costlier than before

    Soaring onion prices turn hotel food costlier than before

    Business | November 28, 2019 19:29 IST

    "Many customers demand raw onion slices with the main dish. But we have put up a board at our hotel to inform the customers that a plate of raw onion would cost Rs 15 extra. We have taken this decision as we cannot afford to serve it free of cost," Prakash Shetty, who runs Bharat Lunch Home in Sion- Koliwada area, said on Thursday.

  • Fresh stock to bring onion prices down in coming week

    Fresh stock to bring onion prices down in coming week

    India | October 18, 2019 21:40 IST

    Onion prices are expected to come down in the coming days, especially after Diwali, as the fresh stock has started to arrive from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

  • middlemen responsible for high onion price khurshid

    Middlemen responsible for high onion price: Khurshid

    Politics | September 02, 2013 13:56 IST

    Bulandshahr: Union Minister Salman Khurshid has held middlemen responsible for the high cost of onions and said state governments should sternly deal with the issue."Middlemen are responsible for the high rates of onion and other

  • bjp to speak on onion prices coal files in parliament

    BJP to speak on onion prices, coal files in parliament

    Politics | August 27, 2013 13:09 IST

    New Delhi: The BJP said Tuesday it would participate in two discusssions in parliament on the state of economy and the rising prices of onions and seek answers from the prime minister on the missing

  • delhi govt fooling people on onion issue bjp

    Delhi govt fooling people on onion issue: BJP

    Politics | August 24, 2013 8:20 IST

    New Delhi: Politics over soaring onion prices in the city continued with BJP on Friday accusing the Delhi government of "befooling" people on selling the vegetable at reasonable rates and demanded a thorough probe into

  • onion price issue raised in parliament

    Onion price issue raised in parliament

    Politics | August 19, 2013 14:49 IST

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday raised the issue of rise in onion prices in the Rajya Sabha and demanded immediate ban on export of onions.Bharatiya Janata Party leader Balbir Punj raised the matter during Zero

  • dikshit meets pawar over onion prices

    Dikshit meets Pawar over onion prices

    Politics | August 15, 2013 7:00 IST

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday and urged him to take immediate steps to bring down onion prices."The restrictions on movement of trucks and checking at inter-state

  • onion prices set to touch rs 100 a kg with polls looming

    Onion prices set to touch Rs 100 a kg with polls looming, import only option left

    India | August 13, 2013 16:11 IST

    New Delhi/Nashik: The price of onions is set to touch Rs 100 a kg within this week, as the bulb was retailing at Rs 80 a kg in Delhi and adjoining markets on Monday. Traders