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Eye-watering increase in onion prices causing tears in India

By Salil Panchal  /  AFP, MUMBAI

Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit has told the Indian Department of Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs to “take action against hoarders,” while Indian Minister of National Railways Pawan Kumar Bansal has promised more wagons to speed up supplies.

However, without long-term, systemic solutions, onion prices may stay high for some time yet.

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