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A worker uploads sacks filled with onions and potatoes on 'Kisan Rail' before its flag-off ceremony from Indore.

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Labourers sort onions at APMC yard, as prices surge in Chikmagalur.

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Workers segregating onions outside Ghazipur sabzi mandi, in Delhi.

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A worker carries a sack of onions to load onto a truck as the vegetable prices continue to soar in the country, at Mahboob Mansion Market in Hyderabad.

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A customer buys onions at a wholesale market as the vegetable prices continue to soar in the country, in Kolkata.

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Customers buy onions at a wholesale market as the vegetable prices continue to soar in the country, in Kolkata.

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Vendors wait for customers to sell onions as the vegetable prices continue to soar in the country, at a wholesale market in Kolkata.

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Vendors wait for customers after the onion price soars in the country, at wholesale fruit and vegetable market, in Prayagraj.

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People wait in a queue to buy onions at a subsidized rate of Rs. 40 per kilogram at a market in Vijayawada.

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Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) Tejashwi Yadav holds an onion garland during a protest over hike in the prices of the vegetable, in Patna.

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People buy onions at a subsidized rate of Rs. 40 per Kg at a vegetable market, in Vijayawada. There has been a sudden spike in onion prices across cities in India reaching up to Rs 80-100 per kg.

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Vendors wait for customers after the onion price soars in the country, at APMC Onion Potato Market in Navi Mumbai.

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A vendor sorts onions as prices increase, at Lake Market in Kolkata.

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Vegetable vendors wait for customers to sell onions, at Mahatma Phule market in Thane.

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Worker segregating onions at Sahibabad Mandi, Ghaziabad.

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Worker segregating onions at Sahibabad Mandi, Ghaziabad.

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NCP women activists stage a protest demanding the withdrawal of the Centre's decision to ban the export of onions, in Thane.

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Congress workers stage a protest after the central government banned the export of onions, in Solapur.

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Farmers takes rest on sacks filled with onions at a market, in Karad. The government on Monday banned the export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect to increase availability and curb prices of the bulb in the domestic market.

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Sacks filled with onions at a market, in Karad. The government on Monday banned the export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect to increase availability and curb prices of the bulb in the domestic market.

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Sacks filled with onions at a market, in Karad. The government on Monday banned the export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect to increase availability and curb prices of the bulb in the domestic market.

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Labourers sort onions at a market during Unlock 4, in Karad. The government on Monday banned the export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect to increase availability and curb prices of the bulb in the domestic market.

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Labourers unload sacks of onion from a truck during the ongoing nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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A labourer sorts onions after harvesting at a field during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna

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A labourer sorts onions in a godown during the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Labourers sort onions after harvesting at a field during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Labourers unload sacks of onions from a truck in a vegetable market in Guwahati. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha today.

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Congress activists wearing onion garlands prepare 'pakodas' during a protest against hike in fuel and onion prices, at Chikmagalur.

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Congress activists attempt to garland BJP leader and MP Shobha Karandlaje with onions during a protest against hike in fuel and onion prices, at Chikmagalur.

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Congress workers stage a protest against the central government over the soaring prices of onions, in Thane.

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People queue up to buy onions being sold at a subsidised rate of Rs 40/kg by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers, in Navi Mumbai.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers and supporters hold garlands of onions during a protest over hike in the prices of the vegetable, in Amritsar. Onion prices continue to soar across the country.

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A farmer sits on sacks of onions after the auction at a wholesale market, in Solapur.

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Labours sort onions in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. Onion prices continue to soar across the country.

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Food Supply and Consumer Affairs department officals inspect the stock of onion at Grain Market in Sector 26, Chandigarh.

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A worker carries an onion sack at Koyambedu wholesale market, in Chennai. Onion prices remain as high as Rs.150/kg at the market.

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A vendor sorts onions for sale at a wholesale market, in Kolkata. The state government is selling onions at a subsidised rate of Rs 59 per kg through its 'Sufala' stores and mobile vans, as against a procurement cost of Rs 88 per kg.

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Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav sells onions at Rs 35/- per kilo outside state Deputy Chief Minister Shusheel Kumar Modi's residence amid a growing crisis over onion price rise, in Patna.

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TMC MP's Derek O'Brien, Sudip Bandopadhyay and others stage a protest against the onion price hike at Parliament House during the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi and others stage a protest against hike in onion prices at Parliament during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi.

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Congress MPs holds a placard that reads "Why is the Modi government silent on the rise of onion prices, participates in a protest against the rise in onion prices, outside parliament in New Delhi.

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, center, holds a placard that reads "Why is the Modi government silent on the rise of onion prices, participates in a protest against the rise in onion prices, outside parliament in New Delhi.

Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra along with party members stages a protest outside the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at Civil Lines against the sky-rocketing prices of onions, in New Delhi.

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A woman sorts onions at a wholesale vegetable market, in Jammu.

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Delhi Congress members stage a protest against the AAP government for failing to bring down onion prices in the city, outside Delhi CM's residence, in New Delhi.

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A worker carries a sack of onion at a wholesale market, in Karad, Maharashtra. Onion prices remain high across the major cities of the country.

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Shiv Sena activists sell onions at low-price as they protest over rise in its prices, in Jammu.

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A woman purchases onions from a shop at a wholesale market in Kolkata. Onion prices remain high across the major cities of the country.

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A vendor sorts onions for before sale at the wholesale market in Kolkata. Onion prices remain high across the major cities of the country.

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An Indian laborer carries a sack of onions at a wholesale market on the outskirts of Jammu. Onion prices are skyrocketing all over the country with retail rate touching Rupees 70-100 per kilogram (US$1- 1.4). Onions are a staple diet in India.

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Congress workers sell onions in front of the Vidhan Sabha during a protest against the government for failing to control the soaring prices of onions, in Lucknow.

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BJP leaders Meenakshi Lekhi, Vijay Goel, Prabhat Jha and others stage a protest against the AAP government for failing to bring down onion prices in the city, at Ajmeri Gate in New Delhi.

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A woman sorts onion at Narwal Yard, a wholesale vegetable market, in Jammu. Onion prices are sky high, retail rate of onion has gone up to Rs 70 per kg to Rs 100 per kg in different parts of the country.

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An elderly woman picks unwanted onions at the APMC Yard, a wholesale vegetable market, in Benglauru. Onion prices continued to remain high across the country.

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Workers spread onions ahead of their sale at APMC vegetable market in Navi Mumbai even as its price continued to soar.

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RJD MLA Shiv Chandra Ram raise slogans during a demonstration against the government for failing to control soaring prices of onions during the ongoing Winter Session of Bihar Assembly, in Patna.

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People buy Onions being sold by National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED)  at Morhabadi ground in Ranchi.

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Women buy onions at Rs 35/- per killogram being sold at a government shop in Patna.

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Congress Rajya Sabha MP and former West Bengal Congress President Pradip Bhattacharya (L) with party workers displays onions to protest over its price hike, after paying tribute to former PM the late Indira Gandhi, in Kolkata

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Panthers activist protest and raise slogans against government for the surge in price of Onion, at Jammu.

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A vendor sorts onions at a wholesale vegetable market, in Guwahati. The retail price of onions has risen by 45 per cent in the last one week to Rs 80/kg in the national capital despite the central government's measures to boost supply and contain price rise.

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A man sorts onions at a wholesale vegetable market at Walla, on the outskirts of Amritsar. The retail price of onions has risen by 45 per cent in the last one week to Rs 80/kg despite the central government's measures to boost supply and contain price rise.

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An onion vendor waits for customers in New Delhi. The retail price of onions has risen by 45 per cent in the last one week to Rs 80/kg in the national capital despite the central government's measures to boost supply and contain price rise.

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Workers dry onions which got wet following heavy rain, in Chikmagalur in Karnataka. The retail price of onions has risen by 45 per cent in the last one week to Rs 80/kg in Delhi despite the central government's measures to boost supply and contain price rise.

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An onion vendor takes a nap at his shop while waiting for customers at a wholesale market in Kolkata. The retail price of onions has risen by 45 per cent in the last one week to Rs 80/kg in the national capital despite the central government''s measures to boost supply and contain price rise.

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Worker load onion sacks on a truck at a wholesale market, in Dibrugarh district. Onion prices have remained high in most retail markets of Delhi and other consuming states for last more than a month because of supply disruption following heavy rains in main growing states like Maharasthra.

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Workers sort onions at Koyambedu wholesale vegetable market, in Chennai.

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A worker sorts onions at Sardar wholesale market, in Surat. The prices of onions have increased once again.

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A man sits next to onion sacks at a wholesale vegetable market, in Jammu.

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Farmer leaders along with onion growers stage a Rasta Roko protest against the imposition of ban on onion export by the government, at Satana in Nashik, Maharashtra. The government on Sunday banned exports of all varieties of onion in a bid to tame the prices of the vegetable.

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Police personnel detain Youth Congress activists during a protest against price hike of onion and other essential commodities, in Guwahati.

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Heaps of onions at APMC Market in Navi Mumbai. The government on Sunday banned export of all varieties of onion in a bid to control the prices of the vegetable.

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People purchase onions at Mother Dairy, in New Delhi. State-owned Mother Dairy has sold so far 5,000 tonnes onion at a subsidised rate of Rs 23.90 per kg in the national capital region and plans to further boost the supply to ensure consumers do no stand in long queues to buy the cheaper produce, according to its top official.

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People select onions for purchase at Mother Dairy, in New Delhi. State-owned Mother Dairy has sold so far 5,000 tonnes onion at a subsidised rate of Rs 23.90 per kg in the national capital region and plans to further boost the supply to ensure consumers do no stand in long queues to buy the cheaper produce, according to its top official.

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Members of Karnataka Mahila Congress stage a protest against the government for hike in onion prices in front of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Office, in Bengaluru.

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A labourer rests beside onion sacks at a market in Dibrugarh.

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Onion vans of government of NCT after being flagged off by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (unseen), in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the flagging off ceremony of onion vans of government of NCT, in New Delhi. Kejriwal on Friday said onions will be sold at 400 ration shops and through 70 mobile vans in all the assembly constituencies in the national capital. Each person will be entitled to a maximum of five kg.

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A vendor sorts onions at the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) market in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. Onion prices are soaring across the country.

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A woman sorts onions at a wholesale vegetable market, in Chandigarh. Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V P Singh Badnore yesterday directed the union territory's administration to sell onions on 'no profit no loss basis'.

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A man buys onions at a wholesale vegetable market at Walla, on the outskirts of Amritsar. The Centre will consider imposing the stock limit on onion traders if retail prices continue to remain high even after exhausting the buffer stock, Food and Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan said.

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Heaps of onions at UP State Warehouse in Navi Mumbai. Onion prices are spiralling across the country, reportedly, due to shortage of supply.

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A woman shows onions purchased at subsidized rate, at Krishi Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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People queue up to purchase onions at subsidized rate, at Krishi Bhawan, in New Delhi. Onion prices are soaring across the country.

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Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan addresses a press conference on the issue of water purification and onion price rise, in New Delhi.

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A vendor sorts onions at a wholesale market, in Surat. The Centre is mulling imposing stock limits on onion traders as the retail prices of the key kitchen staple have shot up to Rs 70-80 per kg in the national capital and other parts of the country owing to supply disruption in the wake of excess monsoon rains in the major growing states.

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Labourers sort onions at Azadpur Mandi, a major market of the Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC), in New Delhi. Onion prices are spiralling reportedly due to shortage of supply, and also amid reports of crop damage and delay in arrivals of new crop.

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Heap of onion sacks at Azadpur Sabzi Mandi in New Delhi as the prices of the vegetable continue to soar.

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Onion chains can be seen at a market stall during the 364th 'Weimarer Zwiebelmarkt' (lit. Weimar onion market) in Weimar, Germany. Thuringia's most famous folk festival attracts around 300.000 visitors until Oct. 15.

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A labourer unloads onion sacks from a truck at a wholesale vegetable market in Kolkata. The price of onions has gone up due to shortage of the crop.

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Congress party workers hold onion garlands during a protest to demand CBI probe in alleged onion purchasing scam in Bhopal.

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A dumper dumps rotten onions at a ditch on the outskirts of Bhopal.

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Unsold sacks of onion on the ground during a farmer srike at a wholesale vegetables and grains market in Bhopal.

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Farmers throwing onions and other vegetables on the road during their protest in Shajapur of Madhya Pradesh.

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Women sorting out onions which were thrown on the roads by the agitating farmers in Bhopal.

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Labourers unload onion sacks at APMC Yard, in Surat.

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A laborer and a stray dog rest on sacks of onions at an Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) market, in Ahmedabad.

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Women laborers sip tea sitting on sacks of onions at an Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) market, in Ahmedabad.

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A laborer carries onions at a market in Gauhati, Assam. A double-digit spike in vegetable prices have pushed the wholesale based inflation to 0.79% in May, way higher than 0.34% recorded April.

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Madhya Pradesh Congress party workers hold onion strings during their protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over price hike of essential commodities, in Bhopal.

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