New Farm Laws Led to Blackmarketing of Potato, Onion, Have Written to PM: Mamata

File photo of TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Alleging that the central government has looted everything from farmers through the acts, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that prices of potatoes are increasing alarmingly. PTI Bankura (WB) Last Updated: November 24, 2020, 18:02 IST FOLLOW US ON: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee … Read more New Farm Laws Led to Blackmarketing of Potato, Onion, Have Written to PM: Mamata

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee seeks PM Narendra Modi’s urgent intervention on price rise of potatoes and onions

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday (November 9) wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oil, onion, and potatoes being removed from the list of essential commodities. Notably, the exclusion of onion and potatoes are encouraging vendors to hoard and eventually is resulting in a price hike.  The … Read more West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee seeks PM Narendra Modi’s urgent intervention on price rise of potatoes and onions

Ahead of Diwali, onion prices fall drastically in wholesale markets; retail price to follow suit? Explained

New Delhi: In a major relief for common people ahead of Diwali, the prices of onion are fast dropping. The wholesale prices of onions have suddenly come down in Lasalgaon, Nashik, country’s largest onion market. The onion which was being sold on November 2 (Monday) at Rs 6,191 per quintal, has become cheaper on Tuesday … Read more Ahead of Diwali, onion prices fall drastically in wholesale markets; retail price to follow suit? Explained

High onion, potato, tomato prices pinch household budgets: survey

Retail prices of essential vegetables, especially tomato, potato and onion, have sky rocketed across India in the last two months, upsetting household budgets when earnings have been impacted due to the pandemic. According to a survey conducted by LocalCircles, 71% of citizens said they were paying more than ₹50 per kg for tomato, ₹40 per … Read more High onion, potato, tomato prices pinch household budgets: survey

Cooperative NAFED floats bids for supply of 15,000 tonnes of imported red onions by Nov 20

Cooperative NAFED on Saturday invited bids from importers for supply of 15,000 tonnes of red onions by November 20 in order to boost the domestic availability and check price rise. The cooperative has asked bidders to supply 40 to 60 mm size of red onions from any country of origin at ₹ 50 per kg … Read more Cooperative NAFED floats bids for supply of 15,000 tonnes of imported red onions by Nov 20

Onion traders to get three days’ time before enforcement of stock limits: Centre

The Centre on Thursday said onion traders will be given three days’ time for grading and packing of onions from the date of purchasing the commodity from mandis before stock holding limits come into force. In the wake of spiralling onion prices, the government has imposed stock limits on retail and wholesale onion traders with … Read more Onion traders to get three days’ time before enforcement of stock limits: Centre

Bihar Assembly polls: We’re interested only in work, not in our self-promotion, says CM Nitish Kumar

New Delhi: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday (October 26) said that crime in Bihar has reduced as the state is now at number 23 ranking drawing people’s attention towards better law and order situation under his governance while addressing a public rally at Sakra Vidhan constituency in Muzzafarpur. The Chief Minister said, “crime has … Read more Bihar Assembly polls: We’re interested only in work, not in our self-promotion, says CM Nitish Kumar

Government invokes stock limit norms for onions to check prices – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In order to bring down onion prices that are ruling over Rs 75 per kg in some places, the government on Friday decided to invoke stock limit norms on traders for the kitchen stapple. As per data maintained by the consumer affairs ministry, retail onion prices in Mumbai were ruling at Rs 86/kg, … Read more Government invokes stock limit norms for onions to check prices – Times of India

Onion stock holding limit imposed on retail and wholesale traders till December 31

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday (October 23) decided to impose a stock holding limit on retail and wholesale onion traders till December 31, to contain prices. The move is to improve the domestic availability of onion and provide relief to consumers. The retail traders can stock onion up to 2 tonnes, while wholesale … Read more Onion stock holding limit imposed on retail and wholesale traders till December 31

Rising Onion Prices May Become Poll Issue in Bihar, More Tears in Store for Many States

“A government that cannot control prices has no business to rule.” This was the slogan that ultimately dethroned the Janata Party. The year was 1980. The Janata Party ruled at the Centre and the Congress was in opposition. The prices of onion were skyrocketing. Indira Gandhi campaigned all over the country for the parliamentary elections … Read more Rising Onion Prices May Become Poll Issue in Bihar, More Tears in Store for Many States