Onions

  • After onions, tomato prices soar due to delayed monsoon July 17, 2014

    A delay in monsoon is seeing vegetable prices soar. After onions, now tomato prices have shot through the roof in the metros. "The rising prices have severely affected our monthly budget," says a customer in Bangalore. ...
  • Drought & price rise: How will Modi's promise of 'Achche Din' be delivered? July 2, 2014

    With onion prices soaring all over in the country, the government on Wednesday brought onions and potatoes under the Essential Commodities Act. ...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • Make producing onions lucrative: Onion farmers June 18, 2014

    Lasalgaon in Maharashtra is the onion capital of India. In an interview with the onion farmers, light is shed on their grievances. They appeal to the government to ensure a good price for their crop. One quintal of onion costs them Rs 2500. They want a price which makes producing...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on rising onion prices October 28, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the spiralling prices of onion, Sachin Tendulkar's farewell, and UP gold rush. He also speaks to Sharad Pawar on Onion prices and Cricket issues. ...
  • Alwar: Cartelisation of local vendors reason behind high onion prices October 24, 2013

    Onion crisis has also brought tears in the eyes of Alwar residents in Rajasthan. It is believed that cartelisation of the local vendors and the ill-advise given by them to the farmers to limit the supply is the reason behind the spiralling onion prices. ...
  • No need to ban onion exports, says Prithviraj Chavan October 24, 2013

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said that he doesn't think it was necessary to put a ban on export of onions. "Fresh arrivals of onions, plenty of arrivals, new crops will come in another 15 days, so there will be no shortage at all," asserted Chavan. He added...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Onion prices continue to pinch common man October 23, 2013

    Rising onion prices continue to pinch common man. People are saying there is no end to onion cries as prices are increasing every day. On Tuesday onion prices was Rs 80 per/kg and on Wednesday the prices rised to Rs 110 per/kg. Meanwhile, everyone is desperately waiting for the production...
  • News 360: Onion prices hit three-figure mark October 23, 2013

    The soaring price of onion is the biggest concern of the common people across India. The humble onion has already hit a century in the retail markets of Bhopal and Patna whereas in China it stands at Rs 30. ...
  • Rising onion price throws household budgets out of balance October 23, 2013

    Another hike in prices of onions has hit the people badly and it was very much evident as most of them have said that they have stopped buying it. ...
  • Onion price hike engineered by Cong to make money in the election year: BJP October 23, 2013

    The steep spurt in onion prices have thrown household budgets out of balance and the government has failed to give any clarity on the matter. Meanwhile, the BJP has blamed the Congress for engineering the price hike in an election year. ...
  • Hike in onion prices throws household budgets out of balance October 23, 2013

    Another hike in prices of onions has hit the people badly and it was very much evident as most of them have said that they have stopped buying it. The steep spurt in onion prices have thrown household budgets out of balance and the government has failed to give any...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • Will food inflation haunt UPA 2 government in an election year? October 22, 2013

    In one of the first measures by the government, it has been decided that tenders will be floated for the urgent import of onions from abroad as the onion prices touch Rs 100 in several cities across India. ...
  • News 360: Government presses panic button as onion prices touch Rs 100 in Delhi October 22, 2013

    Onion prices have soared to an unprecedented Rs 100 a kg is some parts of the national capital while ranges between Rs 60 to 80 a kg in several other cities. In one of the first measures, the government decided that it will float tenders for the urgent import of...
  • No end to common man's cries due to rising onion prices October 22, 2013

    Comman man's woes continue as onion prices skyrocket once again due to its reduced arrivals. The agricultural market produce committee in Karnataka has said that the Union government is not doing enough to control the spiralling prices of onions. Onion prices is expected to rise more and now a common...
  • Household budgets hit again, food inflation at a 3-year high October 16, 2013

    The festive season is not bringing as much joy to people as prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. ...
  • Mumbai: Household budgets hit again as onion prices touches Rs 80-90 per kg October 16, 2013

    Household budgets have been hit again as onion prices have touched Rs 80-90 per kg. ...
  • News 360: 2 Indians among 69 people killed in Kenya mall attack September 23, 2013

    The terror attack in Nairobi is still on with ten hostages still being held as hostage. The 2 Indians among 69 people have died so far in the attack and the fear of an increase in the death toll persists. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea September 21, 2013

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • 'Onion prices to remain high for at least another month,' say traders September 18, 2013

    The traders in Delhi say that the retailers are charging Rs 5-10 more. They sat that if the onions are being bought at Rs 55-60 and they are spending Rs 5 on transportation, they have the right to sell at the price it is being sold. They also added that...
  • The govt has failed the people, it needs to be shown its place: BJP September 18, 2013

    CPI leader D Raja said held the central government responsible for price rise and added that steps must be taken to control the hike. He also added that the government should not be in power if they cannot control the market. BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government which...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 18, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • There should no complain on rising onion prices, says Sharad Pawar September 17, 2013

    Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said there should be no complaints about price rise in onion as it means more money for farmers. He said, "There is a lot of talk about the rise in onion prices however when prices fall no one shows any concern for the farmers. When farmers...
  • Will rising food prices be the key factor that will cost UPA 2 the next elections? September 18, 2013

    Household budgets have been hit again as onion prices have soared following an acute shortage in supply. Onion prices are at a whopping Rs 70 to 80 per kg in New Delhi. The story of the humble onion which brings tears to consumers can defeat the most powerful leaders as...
  • People cut down onion consumption as it hits Rs 80 per kg September 17, 2013

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next two weeks. ...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg September 17, 2013

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the PM's speech on Independence Day August 18, 2013

    Cyrus Broacha talks about the Indian economy, Modi launching an attack on the PM on Independence Day, rising onion prices in the country, Anna in USA, and much more. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 14, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...