The real story of the onion
22 September 2011
Devinder Sharma on how onion prices are ransom for opening up multibrand retail
Illustration: Mayanglambam Dinesh
WITHIN 11 days of imposing a ban on the export of onions, the powerful traders lobby forced the government to lift the...
New Delhi: After leaving the aam admi teary eyed, rebounding Onion prices appear to be taking the middlemen- who made a killing during the spike- down with them.
As per reports Wednesday, the...
India in a stew over onion shortage
DELHI— From Friday's Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 8:13PM EST
Last updated Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 8:32PM EST
Maoist insurgencies, government graft, regional instability: In India, there are plenty of things for aam...
Onion traders go on strike against I-T raids
Disrupting supply to retailer, onion traders in Delhi’s Azadpur mandi on Wednesday went on a strike, protesting against raids by the Income Tax department.
“The onion auction did not take place today,” said Tomato and Onion Merchant Association...
Soaring onion and other vegetables’ prices led to a sharp rise in inflation at 18.32 per cent for the week ended December 25, a development that may prompt the Reserve Bank to tighten monetary policy to check further escalation in commodity costs.
Food inflation jumped up by 3.88 percentage...