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Tag: Onion Price Hike

After Onions, Cooking Oil Gets Costlier

New Delhi: After onion and garlic, prices of edible oil have registered a sharp rise due to costlier imports. Consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets as the cooking oil prices may rise further, say oil industry experts. Palm oil prices have shot up by Rs 20 a litre (more than 35 per […]

Onion Prices May Drop By Dec End: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Minister of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Department, Ranendra Pratap Swain on Monday assured consumers that the onion prices may start to come down from the end of December 2019 or the beginning of the New Year. Addressing media after a high level meeting in the Lok Seva Bhawan, Swain said, “The reason […]

Steep Rise of Onion Prices
Govt Taking Steps To Control Onion Prices: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the government has taken a host of measures, including imports, to deal with the rising prices of onions and there are several structural issues related to their storage which the government is trying to address. “Steps are being taken other than procurement,” she told Lok […]

Odia Song On Onion Price Crisis Becomes An Instant Hit

Bhubaneswar: While the price rise of onion has become a hot topic of discussion among the people across the country, a special Odia song dedicated on the issue has taken the internet by storm in Odisha. Interestingly, the song which is doing round on different social networking sites has been composed by N Guru Dutta, […]

Onion Prices To Touch Rs 100 A Kilo In Odisha?

Cuttack: With onion prices hovering around Rs 90, traders of Chhatra Bazar in Cuttack district anticipate that the price might reach Rs 100 a kilo in the coming days owing to several factors. Chhatra Bazar is the largest wholesale and retail vegetable mandi in Odisha. If the traders’ association is to be believed, no relief […]

Government Bans Onion Exports With Immediate Effect

New Delhi: The Commerce Ministry on Sunday prohibited the export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect, till it comes up with further orders. The decision comes on the backdrop of surging prices of the bulb in the country. “Export policy of onion for the item description at Serial Number 51 and 52 of […]

Onion prices double in 10 days in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a span of just 10 days, the price of onion has doubled in Odisha, leaving the consumers in a state of panic. While the government is claiming that it is taking all ameliorative measures to ensure availability of onion to consumers, onion price rise continues unabated. “The steep increase in onion price has […]