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There is a short supply of onions as crops have been damaged due to excessive rains in October in parts of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. (Rahul Raut/HT File Photo)

Onion prices continue to remain high at Rs 80-120 per kg across states

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 07:59 PM IST
The high price is expected till mid-November when the new onion crop from some parts of Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh is expected to arrive in the markets.
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Retail prices on Friday came down from Rs 40 to 35 in Kolkata and from Rs 35 to 28 in Siliguri, north Bengal’s biggest town.(HT PHOTO.)
Retail prices on Friday came down from Rs 40 to 35 in Kolkata and from Rs 35 to 28 in Siliguri, north Bengal’s biggest town.(HT PHOTO.)

Onion prices fall in Bengal as exporters divert Bangladesh-bound trucks to local markets

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 10:34 PM IST
On September 14, the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) under the Union ministry of commerce and industry issued a notification, stopping export of onions to foreign countries.
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Hina Khan is awaiting the release of a new single.

Hina Khan shares hilarious video on rising onion prices, shows her dad hiding them ‘in a safe’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2019 04:47 PM IST
Hina Khan has shared a new video featuring her dad that shows her joking about the rising prices of onions.
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The Shiv Sena on Tuesday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre over the spike in the onion prices and the state of the Indian economy.(PTI)
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre over the spike in the onion prices and the state of the Indian economy.(PTI)

Nirmala Sitharaman has given ‘very childish’ answer on onion prices: Sena

By Asian News International | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2019 01:28 PM IST
The Shiv Sena also slammed the Centre for not doing enough to combat the menace of poverty.
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‘Onion prices’ is trending on Twitter since morning.(Twitter/Rishi kumar)
‘Onion prices’ is trending on Twitter since morning.(Twitter/Rishi kumar)

‘Onion prices’ trends on Twitter as the vegetable’s rate surges

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 01:45 PM IST
‘Onion prices’ is trending on Twitter as people are taking to the micro-blogging site to show their reactions.
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Onion prices fluctuate amid choppy supply in UT

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2019 12:00 AM IST
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A farmer burns paddy stubble at Chismani village on the outskirts of Sonipat in Haryana.(Raj K Raj/HT file)
A farmer burns paddy stubble at Chismani village on the outskirts of Sonipat in Haryana.(Raj K Raj/HT file)

Farm fires, onion prices expose fault lines in agriculture

By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 07:41 AM IST
If crops are harvested by human labour, which is what is still widely prevalent in poorer states such as these, there is no crop residue left to be disposed of.
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Delhi’s Food and Civil Supplies minister directed agencies to work in coordination with each other to ensure the timely, regular and adequate supply of onion through mobile vans.(PTI)
Delhi’s Food and Civil Supplies minister directed agencies to work in coordination with each other to ensure the timely, regular and adequate supply of onion through mobile vans.(PTI)

Onion price soars, Delhi govt orders doorstep sale

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 09:12 AM IST
The retail price of onions had risen by about 45% in the past week to Rs 80/kg in the national capital. According to government data, the retail price, over a month ago on October 1, stood at Rs 55 per kg.
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Maharashtra’s Lasalgaon mandi sets price trend across the country. Any fluctuation in this market reflects in other parts of the country.(Bachchan Kumar/HT File Photo)
Maharashtra’s Lasalgaon mandi sets price trend across the country. Any fluctuation in this market reflects in other parts of the country.(Bachchan Kumar/HT File Photo)

After onion export ban, wholesale price drops below Rs 30 in Maharashtra’s Lasalgaon

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 04:47 PM IST
Onion prices have been on a rise since August, as floods in key growing states especially Maharasthra and Karnataka disrupted supplies. The likely fall in area sown to kharif onion further put pressure on prices.
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People showed their creativity on Twitter about rising onion prices.(Twitter/@KalaHarshit)
People showed their creativity on Twitter about rising onion prices.(Twitter/@KalaHarshit)

Rise in onion prices prompts people to drop hilarious tweets that’ll make you go LOL

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 11:50 AM IST
A few people decided to combat the pressure of increasing price of onions in a funny way.
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Traders and farmers in other states stock onions, waiting for the apt time to sell their produce at the optimum price(HT Photo)
Traders and farmers in other states stock onions, waiting for the apt time to sell their produce at the optimum price(HT Photo)

Onion prices expected to fall over next few days in Gurugram

By Archana Mishra | Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 12:03 AM IST
Haryana goes to polls on October 21 and the state government has directed the departments concerned to control the hike in the price of onions, a staple in most households, to prevent it from becoming an election issue, said officials familiar with the matter.
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All states have been requested to specify their onion demand which could be met from the Centre’s stocks, an official said.(Photo: Rahul Raut/ HT Photo)
All states have been requested to specify their onion demand which could be met from the Centre’s stocks, an official said.(Photo: Rahul Raut/ HT Photo)

Taking all policy measures to stabilise onion prices: Centre

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2019 02:29 AM IST
Five states -- Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Tripura and Odisha -- have demanded onions from the Centre’s stocks.
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Heaps of onions at UP State Warehouse in Navi Mumbai, Monday. Onion prices are spiralling across the country, reportedly, due to shortage of supply.(Photo: PTI)
Heaps of onions at UP State Warehouse in Navi Mumbai, Monday. Onion prices are spiralling across the country, reportedly, due to shortage of supply.(Photo: PTI)

Onion prices rise sharply, govt to boost supply

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 05:02 AM IST
According to price data monitored by the consumer affairs ministry, average retail onion prices for last week ranged from ~57 per kg in Delhi, which is a nearly a 90% increase from regular prices, to ~48 per kg in Kolkata.
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Onion prices have been touching a four year high nationwide.(Prabhat kumar verma)
Onion prices have been touching a four year high nationwide.(Prabhat kumar verma)

Delhi CM Kejriwal promises to bring down onion prices to Rs 24 per kg within ten days

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 08:34 AM IST
On Monday, onion price had shot up to around Rs 60-80 per kg in most retail markets across Delhi, depending on the locality, demand, supply and the quality of the stock.
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80 trucks of potatoes arrived from Agra and Indore on Sunday.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
80 trucks of potatoes arrived from Agra and Indore on Sunday.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Market watch: Increase in supply brings down potato, onion prices in Pune

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 02:52 PM IST
The prices of tomatoes, peas and carrots have also decreased
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