An official statement said that the export of onion seeds was prohibited, with immediate effect.
The government, said Sawant, was in the process of sourcing supplies of onion via National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India and the supply via Goa's PDS system would be in effect...
With the arrival of Onions imported from Egypt and Iran the price of onions has dropped in Chennai’s Koyambedu market and the other retail shops.
Minister Kamaraj assured that onions would be sold in ration shops soon if the trend continues and said onion price rise is temporary.
He took too Twitter to reproach ADMK government saying crops spoilt by rains and exorbitant onion prices are making farmers and women cry but the government is so smug with its administration.
Heavy rains in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh sent onion price spiralling, prompting the government to procure and sell it through State-run stores at Rs 45 per kg – about half of the price...
Onion prices ruled at Rs 51 per kg in Delhi, at Rs 65 per kg in Kolkata and at Rs 67 per kg in Mumbai on Tuesday, the data showed.
Accordingly, 'Bangalore Rose' and 'Krishnapuram' varieties up to 10,000 MT each can now be exported, subject to certain conditions.
The Centre on Monday decided to prohibit export of onions with immediate effect.