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Onion prices will stay high for some time; restrain or abstain like Sheikh Hasina, Nirmala Sitharaman
Business

Onion prices will stay high for some time; restrain or abstain like Sheikh Hasina, Nirmala Sitharaman

The delayed arrival of monsoon in the onion-growing regions affected the early Kharif crop.

Wholesale onion prices fall below Rs 30 per kg at Lasalgoan after govt banned exports, imposed stock limit
Business

Wholesale onion prices fall below Rs 30 per kg at Lasalgoan after govt banned exports, imposed stock limit

Onion prices declined below Rs 30 per kg level at Lasalgoan in Maharasthra, Asia's largest wholesale market for the bulb crop, after the government banned export and imposed stock limit on traders

Onion prices shoot to Rs 70-80 per kg despite govt measures; Centre mulls imposing stock limits
Business

Onion prices shoot to Rs 70-80 per kg despite govt measures; Centre mulls imposing stock limits

There is a disruption in supply of onions in the wake of excess monsoon rains in the major growing states

Onion prices touch record Rs 4,500 a quintal, steepest since December 2017; rates triple since July this year
Business

Onion prices touch record Rs 4,500 a quintal, steepest since December 2017; rates triple since July this year

The price of onions has almost tripled since 31 July this year, when the rate was recorded at Rs 1,250 per quintal at Lasalgaon.

Onion agony: Nashik farmer donates meagre earning to PMO fund to highlight plight, but prefers to stay mum on hoarding
Business

Onion agony: Nashik farmer donates meagre earning to PMO fund to highlight plight, but prefers to stay mum on hoarding

The reality is that old onions, from last summer’s crop is not fetching any price in the market as there is no demand for it.

Onion prices soar in Delhi wholesale markets; shoot up to Rs 23 per kg in last 10 days
Business

Onion prices soar in Delhi wholesale markets; shoot up to Rs 23 per kg in last 10 days

A similar increase was seen in the retail markets, where the onion was quoted in the range of Rs 30-40 per kg depending on the quality and locality.

Maharashtra loan waiver: Nashik farmers raise anti-govt slogans at Devendra Fadnavis' programme
India

Maharashtra loan waiver: Nashik farmers raise anti-govt slogans at Devendra Fadnavis' programme

A group of farmers on Sunday raised anti-government slogans in support of complete loan waiver demand, during a programme of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at Lasalgaon, police said.

Farmer dumps 13 quintals of onions in field as protest after getting 5 paise per kg
Business

Farmer dumps 13 quintals of onions in field as protest after getting 5 paise per kg

A farmer from Karanjgaon village in Nashik district has claimed to have got the rate of 5 paise per kg for onions, prompting him to dump his produce of 13 quintals in his field in protest, even as a trader blamed "poor quality" of bulb for the low price.

Another onion theft: 2,000 kg onions stolen from Nashik farmer's storehouse
India

Another onion theft: 2,000 kg onions stolen from Nashik farmer's storehouse

After the theft of 700 kg of onion from a Mumbai shop, robbers have now decamped with about 2,000 kg of the pricey kitchen staple from the godown of a Nashik farmer.

Onion hits two-year high of Rs 4,900 per quintal at Lasalgaon
Business

Onion hits two-year high of Rs 4,900 per quintal at Lasalgaon

As per NHRDF data, onions which were selling at a wholesale price of Rs 4,500 per quintal at Lasalgaon, today rose to Rs 4,900 per quintal.

Govt hikes minimum export price of onions to $500 per tonne
India

Govt hikes minimum export price of onions to $500 per tonne

The government on Wednesday hiked the minimum export price of onion to $500 per tonne to improve the domestic supply and curb prices.

Pawar urges Centre to scrap onion minimum export price
Economy

Pawar urges Centre to scrap onion minimum export price

Farmers in producing states such as Maharashtra have been protesting and have made representations to Pawar, demanding the removal of export restrictions.