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Onion crisis: MMTC places yet another import order of 4,000 tonne kitchen staple from Turkey; govt to issue three more tenders
Business

Onion crisis: MMTC places yet another import order of 4,000 tonne kitchen staple from Turkey; govt to issue three more tenders

MMTC is importing onions on the behalf of the government, which is trying to check prices of the onion by improving domestic supplies through various modes, including imports.

Onion prices shoot up to Rs 80 per kg; govt to facilitate imports of kitchen staple from Iran, Egypt, Turkey
Business

Onion prices shoot up to Rs 80 per kg; govt to facilitate imports of kitchen staple from Iran, Egypt, Turkey

Onion prices have remained high in most retail markets of Delhi and other consuming states for last more than a month because of supply disruption following heavy rains in main growing states like Maharasthra.

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 price rise temporary phase, country has buffer stock to meet shortage; govt boosting supply: Ram Vilas Paswan
Business

Onion price rise temporary phase, country has buffer stock to meet shortage; govt boosting supply: Ram Vilas Paswan

Among metros, onion was quoting at Rs 34 per kg in Chennai, Rs 43 per kg in Mumbai, Rs 44 per kg in Delhi and Rs 45 per kg in Kolkata on Friday, the ministry data showed.

‘We will preserve, protect them’: Satya Pal Malik justifies restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, says it was done to prevent any loss of life
India

‘We will preserve, protect them’: Satya Pal Malik justifies restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, says it was done to prevent any loss of life

He also justified the imposition of severe restrictions after Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370

Farm distress: Not just debt, small landholding and poor access to market are also killing farmers: Report
Business

Farm distress: Not just debt, small landholding and poor access to market are also killing farmers: Report

The NIRDPR cited poor implementation of agricultural marketing reforms and low reach of minimum support price (MSP), which was adding to the farmers' distress.

Congress accuses Gujarat government of Rs 4,000-crore scam in procurement of groundnuts, demands judicial probe by SC
India

Congress accuses Gujarat government of Rs 4,000-crore scam in procurement of groundnuts, demands judicial probe by SC

Addressing a joint press conference, Congress leaders Rajeev Satav and Paresh Dhanani alleged that the multi-crore scam had links to the chief minister's office and other higher-ups in the BJP, who were trying to bury it.

Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Business

Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog

Most researchers are arriving at this conclusion of agrarian distress by citing farmers suicides. We are just using this emotional indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog

Maharashtra govt assures support to farmers, says will ensure procurement of all farm produce
India

Maharashtra govt assures support to farmers, says will ensure procurement of all farm produce

The Maharashtra government on Thursday assuring complete support to cultivators, and said it would take steps for the procurement of all their farm produce.

India extends relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: History, humanitarian operation and three-way diplomacy
India

India extends relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: History, humanitarian operation and three-way diplomacy

By offering solace and humanitarian relief to Rohingya refugees, India earned points in Bangladesh while maintaining its strategic interests in Myanmar.

Yashwant Sinha stands ground in Akola, says he won't leave protest site till farmer demands are accepted
India

Yashwant Sinha stands ground in Akola, says he won't leave protest site till farmer demands are accepted

A defiant BJP veteran leader Yashwant Sinha, who was detained in Akola on Monday while leading a protest by farmers, vowed not to move out of the place where he spent the night till demands of cultivators of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region are accepted

MMTC to import 2,000 tonnes onion to check prices, says union minister Ram Vilas Paswan
Business

MMTC to import 2,000 tonnes onion to check prices, says union minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Onion prices have been under pressure since August, but they have now touched high level that the government is trying all means to improve the availability and control prices.

Rohingya crisis: 620 tonnes of food material shipped for refugees from Andhra Pradesh to Bangladesh
India

Rohingya crisis: 620 tonnes of food material shipped for refugees from Andhra Pradesh to Bangladesh

The assistance to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh is being provided by New Delhi as part of its humanitarian aid.

Marathwada Diaries: Devendra Fadnavis govt's failure to buy tur puts Maharashtra farmers in distress
India

Marathwada Diaries: Devendra Fadnavis govt's failure to buy tur puts Maharashtra farmers in distress

After several years, farmers in Marathwada moved away from the water guzzling sugarcane and instead sowed tur, a traditional food crop.

Onion price fall: Are tussles in Maharashtra BJP, Centre and procedural lapses to blame?
Politics

Onion price fall: Are tussles in Maharashtra BJP, Centre and procedural lapses to blame?

The sharp decline in the wholesale onion prices due to the increase in supply and unsold stock at Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) is seen as the lowest in the recent years. Are tussles in Maharashtra BJP and Centre and procedural lapses to blame?

Potato exports jump over two-fold at 2.5 lakh ton in Apr-Dec
Economy

Potato exports jump over two-fold at 2.5 lakh ton in Apr-Dec

The MEP on potato was imposed in June 2014 at $450 per tonne to increase domestic availability and cool prices.

CBI inquires into Khemka's complaint on seed supply
India

CBI inquires into Khemka's complaint on seed supply

It is alleged that HSDC wanted to purchase nearly 10,000 tonnes of wheat seeds from private suppliers in case cooperative agencies—NCCF and NAFED—did not have enough stocks with them.

 Onions from south India hit markets, price may ease
Economy

Onions from south India hit markets, price may ease

To provide relief to consumers, cooperative Nafed has been selling onions at lower price through its five outlets and mobile vans in Delhi.

Onion production may fall by 5% in 2012-13: Pawar
Economy

Onion production may fall by 5% in 2012-13: Pawar

Onion is currently available at Rs 50-70 per kg in the national capital.