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Central govt plans to sell imported onions at Rs 22-23 per kg to avoid rotting at ports
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Central govt plans to sell imported onions at Rs 22-23 per kg to avoid rotting at ports

The Centre may soon offload imported onions at a highly subsidised rate of Rs 22-23/kg, down around 60 percent from the current offered rate, as it apprehends rotting of the perishable kitchen item at ports, sources said on Thursday

States shun imported onions despite Centre offers at Rs 55 per kg landed cost; govt fears stock may rot in godowns
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States shun imported onions despite Centre offers at Rs 55 per kg landed cost; govt fears stock may rot in godowns

Forced to import onions to check spike in prices, the Union Government now fears that the key kitchen staple may rot in godowns as states have shown little interest in buying them despite its offer to bear the transportation cost

First batch of 790 tonnes of imported onion reach Mumbai; 12,000-tonne kitchen staple expected to arrive by month-end
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First batch of 790 tonnes of imported onion reach Mumbai; 12,000-tonne kitchen staple expected to arrive by month-end

The first batch of imported onion weighing 790 tonnes has reached India and some quantities are being distributed to Delhi and Andhra Pradesh at a landing cost of Rs 57-60/kg, a senior Consumer Affairs Ministry official said on Monday

Govt contracts import of additional 12,660 tonnes of onions; shipment to reach India from 27 December
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Govt contracts import of additional 12,660 tonnes of onions; shipment to reach India from 27 December

WIth this latest import, the total quantity of onion imported that have been contracted so far reached approximately 30,000 tonnes

Onion prices up 10-fold this year but imports from Afghanistan, Turkey take off further sting from spiralling rates
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Onion prices up 10-fold this year but imports from Afghanistan, Turkey take off further sting from spiralling rates

MMTC has contracted 11,000 tonnes of onion imports from Turkey and the consignments are expected in January next year.

Onion prices remain high across major cities; average rate Rs 100 per kg, highest Rs 165 per kg at Panaji
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Onion prices remain high across major cities; average rate Rs 100 per kg, highest Rs 165 per kg at Panaji

According to the data, onion prices are ruling at Rs 96 per kg in the national capital, Rs 102 per kg in Mumbai, Rs 100 in Chennai and Rs 140 per kg in Kolkata

Social worker files criminal complaint against Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan in Bihar over onion price rise
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Social worker files criminal complaint against Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan in Bihar over onion price rise

A criminal complaint case was filed against Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan in Muzaffarpur Civil Court on Saturday for "misleading and cheating" people on the rise in the price of onions.

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

Onion prices touch Rs 150 per kg in Hyderabad; citizens demand government reduce rates amid price hike
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Onion prices touch Rs 150 per kg in Hyderabad; citizens demand government reduce rates amid price hike

Poor and middle-class people in Hyderabad city are having a tough time managing their kitchen supplies as the onion prices have touched Rs 150 kg in the city

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

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.

Onions sell at record price of Rs 130 per kg in wholesale market in Lasalgaon; rates to go up even further, caution traders
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Onions sell at record price of Rs 130 per kg in wholesale market in Lasalgaon; rates to go up even further, caution traders

Lasalgaon, the country’s largest wholesale market for onions in Maharashtra, is witnessing a dip in supply of onions

MMTC contracts to import 6,090 tonnes onion to boost supply, ease prices
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MMTC contracts to import 6,090 tonnes onion to boost supply, ease prices

Public sector trading firm MMTC has contracted to procure 6,090 tonnes of onion imports to boost domestic supply and ease prices, according to sources

Nirmala Sitharaman says govt approves import of 1.2 lakh tonnes onions to check rising prices
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Nirmala Sitharaman says govt approves import of 1.2 lakh tonnes onions to check rising prices

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to the Food Ministry's recent decision to import 1.2 lakh tonnes of onions in a bid to improve the domestic availability of the key kitchen staple and check prices

Govt extends relaxed fumigation norms for onion imports till 31 December; move aims to improve domestic supply, check prices
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Govt extends relaxed fumigation norms for onion imports till 31 December; move aims to improve domestic supply, check prices

In its latest order, the ministry has extended these relaxed provisions till 31 December for onion imports with some conditions.

Onion price rise due to fall in output, govt taking steps: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan
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Onion price rise due to fall in output, govt taking steps: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Onion prices have shot up to Rs 80 per kg in the retail market due to 30-40 percent decline in domestic production and the government is taking all steps to contain the price rise, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Wednesday