ONION EXPORT BAN

  • Onion prices will not increase: Food Minister September 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The ban on export of onions was lifted on Tuesday after an EGOM meeting but food minister K V Thomas has said that this was a political decision, emphasising that in a federal structure interests of the states have to be kept in mind. "It is always a...
  • Centre divided over onion export ban September 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The export ban on onions has lead to tension in Maharashtra with farmers on protest and markets shutting down. The decision on the ban has the government split down the middle. Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet state officials on Saturday to review the situation. Under pressure,...