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Government faces opposition heat over inflation


December 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) On a day India recorded a sharp fall in food inflation after months of high prices, the government Thursday found itself at the receiving ... Read more...

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Onion export ban was not panic decision: Minister


September 21st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Facing flak over the two-week ban on onion exports that was lifted Sep 20, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said it was not a "panic" decision ... Read more...

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Nashik onion markets to re-open Wednesday


September 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) After remaining shut for 13 days, the Nashik wholesale onion markets will function as usual from Wednesday following the revocation of ban on onion ... Read more...

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Onion export ban lifted


September 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EgoM) Tuesday lifted the ban on onion exports to help farmers, said Food Minister K.V. Thomas.The government banned onion ... Read more...

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Onion export ban to be reviewed


September 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGOM) on food headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to review Tuesday the ban on onion exports, ... Read more...

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Decision on onion export ban next week: Pranab


September 17th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday assured that the issue of lifting of the ban on onion exports, as sought by Maharashtra farmers, would be decided ... Read more...

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Nashik onion farmers demand lifting of export ban


February 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 9 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers took to the streets here Wednesday and blocked the busy Mumbai-Agra highway to protest against the fall in onion prices caused by the ban ... Read more...

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Onions from Pakistan arrive in Gujarat’s Mundra Port


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mundra (Gujarat), Jan.14 (ANI): About 300 tons of onions have reportedly arrived from Pakistan at Gujarat's Mundra Port.Port officials speaking on condition of anonymity said that the onions from Pakistan had arrived ... Read more...

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PM meet on curbing prices inconclusive, another soon (Roundup)


January 11th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday chaired a meeting of senior ministers and officials on checking rising prices that have sent India's food inflation soaring to ... Read more...

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Pakistan reaffirms ban on onion exports to India


January 11th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Citing shortages, Pakistan Monday reaffirmed a ban on the export of onions to India, officials said.Pakistan had imposed the ban last week and reaffirmed this Monday after a ... Read more...

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Punjab traders resume vegetable export to Pakistan


January 8th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 8 (IANS) In a goodwill gesture, Punjab-based traders Saturday resumed the supply of tomatoes and other vegetables to Pakistan by land, an official said here.The traders had stopped nearly 70 ... Read more...

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PM did not ask for report on rise in onion prices: Pawar


December 25th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday refuted reports that the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has sought an explanation from his ministry on the extraordinary ... Read more...

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Govt. taking all measures to curtail onion price rise: Thomas


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.23 (ANI): Expressing concern over the escalating prices of onions across the country, Minister of State for Food and Agriculture K.V. Thomas on Thursday said that the government is taking ... Read more...

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Hoarders, crop damage to blame for high onion prices: Sharma


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The loss of one million tonnes of onion in Maharashtra, against India's annual production of 18 million tonnes, along with hoarding by some unscrupulous traders caused prices ... Read more...

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Onion prices slide as export ban takes effect (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices, which ballooned to Rs.100 a kg in some parts of India, began sliding Wednesday as a ban on exports took effect and imports were allowed ... Read more...

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Onion cheap in wholesale market, but not at your vendor’s


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The sky-rocketing prices of onion have come a notch down, but not exactly at the doorstep of the common man. At the wholesale markets, the onion prices ... Read more...

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India formally bans onion exports, allows import at zero duty


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the spiralling prices of onions, India Wednesday formally notified a ban on its exports while permitting imports at zero duty with ... Read more...

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Nasik farmers angry at government’s decision to ban onion exports


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin ChandramoreNasik, Dec.22 (ANI): Farmers have expressed their discontentment with the Central Government decision in Nasik to ban export of onions.The Union Agriculture Ministry on Monday banned exports until January 15, ... Read more...

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Onion prices fall in Nashik, Azadpur: Government


December 21st, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday said its decision to ban onion exports till Jan 15 had started yielding results, with wholesale prices falling in Nasik in Maharashtra and at ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh expresses deep concern over sharp rise in onion prices


December 21st, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday expressing deep concern over the skyrocketing prices of onions said effective steps should be taken to bring down ... Read more...

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Pawar says onion prices will fall after three weeks


December 21st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said that prices of onions are likely to fall only after three weeks."Situation will be normal in two to three ... Read more...

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Onion prices soar, curbs imposed on exports


December 20th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The central government Monday banned fresh permits for onion exports till Jan 15 following a big jump in its price in local markets.Onion is currently selling between ... Read more...

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Govt. suspends onion exports till Jan. 15 next year


December 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): The Government on Monday decided to suspend onion exports till January 15, 2011, in the wake of rising prices of the commodity, which is being sold at ... Read more...

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Dip in Pakistan’s onion exports to benefit India, China


October 19th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian and Chinese onion exporters will get a major share of the global onion market this year as Pakistani exports are set to drop ... Read more...

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