Hoarding

  • Hoarding also responsible for rising inflation: Finance Minister 16-06-2014 11:06 PM

    New Delhi: Attributing rise in inflation partly to withholding of food stocks by traders, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the Centre is committed to ease supply side bottlenecks and has also asked states to take firm measures against hoarders to check speculation. "The Government is seized of the...
  • Akhilesh Yadav hoardings go down as code of conduct comes into force 09-03-2014 02:32 PM

    Soon after the general elections were announced, hundreds of billboards promoting Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav put up across the length and breadth of Uttar Pradesh were dismantled in a tearing hurry. All of them carried a beaming face of the 41-year-old chief minister and details of all the good work...
  • Bombay HC cracks whip on hoardings, asks for removal 22-02-2014 12:43 PM

    Observing that the law prohibiting and punishing the defacing of public roads was quite clear but its implementation left much to be desired, the Bombay High Court on Friday directed all the municipal corporations in Maharashtra to remove illegal hoardings, banners and posters by March 21. The division bench of...
  • Truck operators upset with new Act, say district collectors can't decide sand prices 20-02-2014 10:08 AM

    Rajasthan sand truck operators on Wednesday appealed to the state government to exempt sand from the purview of a newly introduced legislation which empowers the district collectors to fix a rate for certain consumers' commodities to check black marketing. Under the new Act, district collectors have been authorised to decide...
  • Twitter buzz: Funniest reactions to onion price hike 25-10-2013 05:07 PM

    New Delhi: Even though Food Minister KV Thomas has assured that the onion prices will be controlled in the next 10 days, people are in no mood to take his opinion seriously. That's why social networks continue to be flooded with jokes, caustic remarks and scathing comments against the soaring...
  • Alwar: Cartelisation of local vendors reason behind high onion prices 24-10-2013 07:21 PM

    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. ...
  • Farmers will complain when onion prices fall drastically: Pawar 24-10-2013 12:52 PM

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has once again said that the rise in onion prices is just temporary and that he is in fact fearing a drastic fall in onion prices in the coming days when new supplies arrive. "It will take another two to three weeks when a...
  • KV Thomas to meet Sharad Pawar as onion prices touch Rs 100 per kg 24-10-2013 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: Despite a sharp drop in onion prices at the wholesale markets, retail prices in most cities continue to hover around the Rs 100-mark. Food Minister KV Thomas will meet Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday to discuss the options before the government. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will...
  • Onion prices continue to pinch common man 23-10-2013 10:55 PM

    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...
  • Rising onion price throws household budgets out of balance 23-10-2013 12:57 PM

    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. ...
  • Hike in onion prices throws household budgets out of balance 23-10-2013 12:35 AM

    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...
  • Onion prices: Traders, farmers make profits at the cost of the consumer 23-09-2013 08:42 AM

    Nashik: While suppliers blamed a shortfall in production for rising onion prices, a CNN-IBN investigation has now exposed the reason behind the unprecedented crisis. While traders made huge profits by hoarding onions, farmers too added to consumer woes by holding back the produce. Th onion was never so elusive. It...
  • Onion price rise: Food Minister says states must act against hoarders 17-09-2013 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: As onion prices soar, the Centre has said that state governments must check hoarding. "The state governments will have to take action against hoarders and speculators. The government has already controlled exports," Food Minister KV Thomas told CNN-IBN. He also said that onion prices are will stabilise by...
  • Narendra Modi shown prominently in Bihar BJP's Hunkar Rally hoardings 13-09-2013 10:16 AM

    Amid efforts to convince top BJP leaders on declaring Narendra Modi as party's prime ministerial candidate ahead of general elections, Bihar unit of the party has prominently shown the Gujarat Chief Minister in hoardings for its next month's 'Hunkar Rally' to be held in Patna. In one set of four-page...
  • Controlling price rise also responsibility of the state: Jitin 18-08-2013 01:27 AM

    Union minister Jitin Prasad on Saturday said controlling price rise was also the responsibility of the state government which should instruct its officials to check hoarding and blackmarketing. "It is also the responsibility of the state government to check price spiral," said the minister of State for Human Resource Development...
  • Onion price touches Rs 70 per kg, trying times for household budgets 13-08-2013 01:35 PM

    New Delhi: In trying times for household budgets, onion prices have skyrocketed sending budgets out of control. The average wholesale price of onion has more than doubled since the beginning of this month. It's selling between Rs 70 and Rs 80 rupees per kg. Hoarding has led to a 25...
  • Delhi Lokayukta issues notice to Sheila for hoardings 16-05-2013 05:06 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin on Wednesday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami for putting up their posters in public places. He also sought an explanation from the duo why an inquiry should not be initiated against them. SK Saxena, director of...
  • SC seeks explanation from govts on political ads 15-04-2013 06:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre and State governments on a plea seeking its direction to restrain them for spending public money on glorifying political leaders through advertisements on their birth and death anniversaries. A bench of justices CK Prasad and VG Gowda granted four weeks...
  • TN: Rs 8000 crore hoarded granite found 28-08-2012 01:42 PM

    Madurai: The continuing crackdown against illegal quarrying in the region has, as on Monday, unearthed granite blocks estimated to be worth Rs 8,000 crore in quarries at Keelavalavu and Keelaiyur. Officials of the district administration have assessed 45,730 granite blocks in these quarries till date. These officials were part of...
  • Hyderabad: Civic body makes a power point 27-08-2012 02:47 PM

    Hyderabad: In the wake of severe power shortage in the State, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has cracked the whip on advertising agencies to ensure judicious usage of available power. The advertising agencies within the city limits were ordered not to illuminate hoardings from Saturday evening until further instructions....
  • Apple to reveal decision on use of cash hoard 19-03-2012 12:13 PM

    New York: Apple Inc. said it will announce the outcome of its internal discussion concerning its enormous cash balance on Monday morning. Analysts expect Apple to institute a dividend. It can easily afford one, since it had $97.6 billion in cash and securities at the end of last year. That...
  • Mumbai school boy hit by hoarding, dies 24-11-2011 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: In a tragic incident, an 8-year-old boy travelling by his school bus lost his life on Thursday when his head hit a hoarding which was dangling from an electric pole in Central Mumbai. Viraj had moved his head out to wave at his friends. He was taken to...
  • 'If I were the FM, I will stop illegal hoarding' 25-02-2011 04:36 PM

    Days before Budget 2011, citizens of the country speak out on what they want from the Finance Minister. ...
  • Wholesale onion prices crash at Nashik 24-01-2011 02:22 PM

    Mumbai: Onion prices have crashed at Lasalgaon, Nashik’s wholesale market due to sudden increase in the supply. Wholesale onion prices have plummetted to Rs 13 a kg in Lasalgaon. On Saturday morning average quality onion price at Lasalgaon was Rs 2600 per quintal (Rs 26 per kg). On Monday, it...
  • I-T raids on onion traders as prices soar 07-01-2011 10:59 PM

    New Delhi: Raids seem to be in vogue these days. In a frantic attempt by the government to tackle inflation, the Income Tax department today conducted raids on wholesale traders across the country Runway away onion prices have spooked the government so much that it ordered a probe on a...
  • Onion price rise not due to hoarding: Traders 25-12-2010 09:32 AM

    New Delhi: Onion prices have started to come down after the freak surge earlier in the week. While many were blaming hoarding as the cause for the sudden spurt in price rise, CNN-IBN did a reality check and found that a day after the raids across New Delhi, traders are...
  • Onion loot exposed: crisis caused by hoarding 23-12-2010 11:23 PM

    Mumbai: Spiraling onion prices have brought tears to the eyes, quite literally. At Mumbai's biggest wholesale market, CNN-IBN peels off the murky layers of mystery and manipulation around the onion price hike. While the traders at the APMC market were reluctant to talk, CNN-IBN captured a market transporter on a...
  • Chennai cops use gory ads to promote helmet use 26-10-2010 11:27 AM

    Chennai Police hope that this will act as a deterrent against traffic violations. ...