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Tag: Onion Price Rise

Onion Price Rise In Odisha
After Petrol, Diesel & LPG, Onion Price Shatters Sweet Home Dreams

While the rising prices have left consumers seething with anger, people demand immediate steps by the government to put a cap on the trend.

Soaring Onion Prices In Odisha Burn A Hole In Common Man's Pocket 
Soaring Onion Prices In Odisha Burn A Hole In Common Man's Pocket 

The price of onion was Rs 35 in Bhubaneswar earlier this week and it has increased to Rs 45 to 50 today morning.

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Onion Prices To Soar For Two More Months: Odisha Minister Holds Centre Responsible

Bhubaneswar: The state Food and Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Saturday dropped a bombshell with his announcement that the inflated onion prices will continue to pinch the pocket of consumers for two more months. Speaking to OTV, Swain put forth a series of reasons behind the spiralling of onion prices and pointed fingers at […]

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Skyrocketing Onion Prices Bring Tears Of Despair In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Soaring prices of onions in markets of Odisha has burned holes in the pockets of consumers. A steep rise of around 80% in the price of the staple vegetable in the space of just a week has now brought tears of agony to the consumers in the State. As per sources, the bulbs which […]

onion price rise in Odisha
Onion Price Rise: Odisha Govt To Act Tough On Unscrupulous Traders

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar: Taking a stern note of the problems faced by people across Odisha due to rise in prices of onion and potato, Odisha government on Thursday ordered tough action against unscrupulous traders. In a letter to all Collectors, the Food and Consumer Welfare Department has stated that the prices of onion have shown an […]

No Takers In Odisha For Imported Onions From Egypt

Cuttack/ Bhubaneswar: The consumers had pinned hopes that the prices of onions will come down after imports from Egypt arrive in Odisha. However, it seems that there are no takers for the imported ones in Cuttack, thanks to its unfamiliar size and variety that are driving consumers away. According to traders, the weight of one […]

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 […]

After Onion, Rising Potato Prices Spook Consumers In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha is grappling with surging prices of onion, potato prices are threatening to spiral out of control registering a brisk surge in the past few days. As per reports, the retail prices of potatoes at Chhatra Bazaar in Cuttack, which were at around Rs 18 to 20 a week back, […]

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 […]

Amidst Rising Onion Price, Odisha Minister Terms It ‘National Crisis'

Bhubaneswar: As onion price inches towards hitting Rs 200-a-kilo mark in Odisha, State Food and Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Saturday termed the situation as a ‘national crisis’. Blaming the rate of production and import for the rising price of the vegetable, the Minister said, “At a time while the country needs 12 lakh […]

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Rise In Onion Prices Take A Break In Odisha, May Drop Soon!

Bhubaneswar: When the entire country has been shedding tears upon the surging prices of onion, the retail prices of the bulb remained stable since the last two days in Odisha. Speaking to OTV, secretary of Chhatra Bazar Traders’ Association, Devendra Sahoo informed due to the supply of fresh onion stock from Nasik in Maharashtra, the […]

Steep Rise of Onion Prices
Efforts On To Stabilise Onion Prices In Odisha: Minister

Cuttack: There seems to be no respite for consumers who are grappling with the steep rise in the onion prices which touched Rs 100 per kg mark in several parts of Odisha last week. Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain today stated that the ‘crisis situation’ cropped up due to bad weather […]

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Take Onions At Rs 40/Kg in Bhubaneswar! Odisha Cong Comes To People's Rescue

Bhubaneswar: After prices of onions shot up to Rs 100 per kilogram in several places, the Congress workers today launched a unique protest against the unprecedented price rise and set up counters outside party office in Bhubaneswar where they sold onions at a much cheaper rate in comparison to the market price. The Master Canteen […]

Govt Extends Stock Holding Limit On Onion Traders Indefinitely To Check Price Rise

New Delhi: With onion prices continuing to rule high at Rs 80-90 per kg, the government on Wednesday extended prohibitions on traders from the stocking of edible bulb across the country for an indefinite period. Separately, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan did not say by when prices of onion will normalise. “It’s […]

Steep Rise of Onion Prices
Onion Price Hits Record High Of Rs 100 Per Kilo In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Onion price crisis seemed to have turned worse across Odisha with reports showing sale of the vegetable at a record high of Rs 100 per kilogram, have come to the fore from several parts of the State today. After hovering around Rs 50 to 60 per kg for quite some time, onion prices skyrocketed […]

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 […]

Onion Prices Expected To Rise Further In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Onion prices that were hovering around Rs 20 per kg just a couple of months back, have now soared to eye-watering heights of Rs 80 at several places. While the government claims that the prices would ease soon, onion traders in Odisha feel that they will further rise and may even cross Rs 100 […]

Low Onion Produce Main Cause For Price Rise: Paswan

New Delhi: Blaming the lack of uniformity in rain patterns for hurting production of onions, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Wednesday that the Centre is taking all possible steps but 30-40 per cent reduction in production and supply disruptions due to rains were the main cause for the price rise. Paswan said […]

Onion Price Rise In Odisha: Opposition Trains Guns At State Government

Bhubaneswar: No respite seems to be in sight for consumers as Odisha government seems to be in a fix on how to tame the rising prices of onions which have touched Rs 60 per kg. It seems Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare department secretary’s visit to New Delhi to hold discussions with the Centre and […]

Steep Rise of Onion Prices
Onion Price Rise: Odisha Minister Says Steps After Talks With Centre

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is exploring all possible measures to provide respite to people who are facing problems due to the steep rise in onion prices. Food and Civil Supplies Minister, Ranendra Pratap Swain on Thursday informed that the department secretary has left for New Delhi for talks with the Union Ministry over the onion crisis. […]

Onion Price rise in Odisha: Blame it on lax government & speculative traders!

Bhubaneswar: Even as the State Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain and onion traders in unison blame the rain and floods in Maharashtra for the steep rise in prices of the bulb crop, a reality check shows how the prices of locally produced onions in Odisha have been jacked up in the months […]

Onion price rise: The bulb Veg sheds light on rampant hoarding in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the consumers in Odisha becoming onion-eyed, and when the Odisha Food & Consumer Welfare department is seemingly seen taking out an onion blaming the rise to humble monsoon rains elsewhere, a little peeling of the onion revealed how traders in the State are raking in the bucks by hoarding onions. Sample the arrival […]

Rain in Maharashtra reason for soaring onion prices in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Damage to onion crops in Maharashtra due to excessive rains has led to the skyrocketing price of the vegetable in Odisha market, Food and Supplies Minister Surya Narayan Patro said on Monday. The average requirement of onion in the state is about 7 to 8 lakh tonnes a month. However, Patro said, the state […]

Onion prices in Odisha surge amid rain, truckers’ strike

Bhubaneswar: With prices of Onion witnessing a sharp rise in last three to four days in Odisha, State Food Supplies minister Surya Narayan Patro today said that heavy rainfall and ongoing truckers’ strike are responsible for the surge in prices of the vegetable. Onion prices have risen to Rs 32-35 per kg from around Rs […]

Onion price rise: Odisha takes steps to curb profiteering

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of the sudden rise in onion prices, Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Department in its letter to all collectors warned that the rise in onion price will lure traders to resort to high profiteering which will further lead to public discontentment and asked them to take steps to curb such practice. Therefore, […]