India  /  Published 30.10.20

Onion import of 25,000 tonne

In an effort to boost domestic supply and check price rise, Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said private traders have already imported 7,000 tonnes of onion and another 25,000 tonnes ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.10.20

One lakh tonne onions released in market

Amid the soaring prices of onion, Union Agriculture Minister has said one lakh tonne of buffer stock of the key kitchen staple is being released by the government to provide relief to people. He was ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Indore

Business  /  Published 24.10.20

Stock limit for onion traders

In a move to contain the spiralling prices of onions, the Centre on Friday imposed stock holding limit on retail and wholesale traders till December 31 to boost availability of the bulb crop and provi...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.20

Onion prices make common people weep

Onion prices are once again making homemakers weep. For the last couple of days, retail vendors in Ranchi and Jamshedpur have been selling onions at anywhere between Rs 70 and Rs 80 a kg.  Coal...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 23.09.20

Onion exports to resume

The government is working on resuming onion supplies to Bangladesh with certain conditions within days of imposing a ban. The move follows diplomatic intervention which resulted in the consignment in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 20.09.20

Cost of friendship

Sir — I was taken aback the other day to realize that neither my Android device nor WhatsApp has an emoticon for a bald person — the closest thing was a balding old man, even there the old...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Onion embargo: tears for exporter

A Bangladesh-bound consignment of 1,612 tonnes of onions, worth some Rs 5.5 crore, is in the danger of rotting as the onion-laden goods train is stuck at Ranaghat station for three days because of the...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.20

Onion prices soar across Jharkhand

After potato and green vegetables, onion prices are now pinching consumer pockets. For the last couple of days retail vendors in Ranchi and Jamshedpur are selling onions at anywhere between Rs 35 and...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

Partial relief on stuck onions

The Centre on Friday evening partially withdrew the embargo on export of onions as the Customs authorities were asked to allow the movement of the produce handed over to them on September 14 when the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

Bangladesh conveys onion ban ‘concern’

Bangladesh has officially conveyed its “deep concern” over India’s ban on export of onions without due notice.  “The latest abrupt announcement of the Government of India...
By PTI in Dhaka


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