Onion prices shoot up to Rs 140 in Bengal

Kolkata: Onion prices soared to Rs 140 a kilo on Wednesday in various markets in West Bengal, but the state government was unable to give any assurance of the rates coming down in the immediate future citing inadequate production of the staple vegetable. “I know, the price of onions has reached Rs 140 a kilo today, […]

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (FIle Photo/Facebook)

When India’s onion export ban hit Bangladesh PM Hasina’s kitchen

New Delhi: India’s ban on export of onions has even affected Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s kitchen. The visiting PM said in a lighter vein that she has instructed her cook not to put onions in all the dishes due to the escalating prices. Addressing the India-Bangladesh Business Forum here on Friday, Hasina said in […]