Govt extends stock holding limit on onion traders indefinitely to check price rise

With onion prices continuing to rise above Rs 100 per kg, the government of India has extended prohibitions on traders from the stocking of edible bulb across the country for an indefinite period to check price rise. Separately, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan did not say by when prices of onion will […]

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Sugarcane arrears decline to Rs 15,222 crore so far in 2018-19: Food minister, Ram Vilas Paswan

Sugarcane dues to be paid by sugar mills to farmers has come down to Rs 15,222 crore so far in marketing year 2018-19, that will end in September, the Parliament was informed. Depressed sugar prices due to surplus sugar production in sugar seasons 2017-18 and 2018-19 adversely affected the liquidity of sugar mills resulting in […]

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