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Onion Price
West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.19

How onion rides the price wave

The price of onion has swung from Rs 23-24 a kilo in December last year to Rs 140-150 a kilo this winter. Bengal requires around eight lakh tonnes of onions throughout the year and a bulk of it is sou...
By Kinsuk Basu in

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.19

Mera Onion Mahan

These days, for obvious reasons, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman is not the most popular of politicians. But that cannot be reason enough to put words in her mouth or… onions. Last week, the finance minister ...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 05.12.19

‘Stronger’ Chidambaram mauls ‘clueless’ Centre

Legally inexplicable pre-trial incarceration for 106 days and denial of basic needs like a proper bed and a pillow to a 74-year-old who has not only been a top lawyer but a senior minister in several ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.19

Sitharaman's onion remark sparks outrage on Twitter

Twitter was abuzz with a recent statement made by finance minister Nirmala Sitharman in Parliament over the soaring prices of onions in the nation, inspiring a new hashtag.The finance minister's comme...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 27.11.19

Onion prices hit tear ducts

The retail price of onions skyrocketed to about Rs 100 per kg on Wednesday, triggering widespread resentment among consumers.Traders said because of the high rate, sale had plummeted by 50 per cent. T...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.08.19

Cut or uncut, onions bring tears in Doomdooma

Onions are making homemakers weep, not just while cutting them but also with their skyrocketing prices.Onions come from Nashik, Indore, south Bihar and Bherawal to the state. However, due to heavy rai...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 02.10.19

Poor taste

If they do not have bread, let them have cake. No one has been able to establish that the French queen, Marie Antoinette, said this, yet the words have been attributed to her as an utterance symbolic ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 29.09.19

‘Eat less onion… (laughter)’

As the minister stepped out of the government hospital in Hardoi he had just inspected, followed by an entourage of doctors and other staff, a reporter stopped him.The journalist wanted a comment on t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Export ban to check onion prices

The Centre on Sunday banned the export of onions and imposed stock limits on onion traders to try and rein in the galloping prices of the vegetable that had cost the BJP an election in Delhi in 1998.W...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Government bans onion exports

The government on Sunday banned the export of onions to increase the availability of the commodity in the domestic market and contain rising prices.'Export of all varieties of onions...is prohibited w...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi


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