With sky-rocketing fuel prices, the bride and groom couldn't complain but accept the special gifts with a smile.
Onion is currently being sold at Rs 80 to Rs 100 per kg at retail markets in Mumbai.
A 30-35% drop in overall onion production is feared as Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are experiencing production crisis.
The letter requests the Indian High Commission to convey the message to authorities in New Delhi and take necessary measures to resume onion exports taking into consideration the excellent ties between the neighbours.
Several economists emphasise that the current food inflation is a 'one-off situation due to monsoon disturbances' and not due to 'structural issues'.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also said she does not eat onions, underlining the issue did not personally affect her.
The indications of a slowing economy have been in the air for some time. The government’s reaction, though, has been aimed at downplaying the bad picture emerging.
P Chidambaram spoke to media for the first time in 106 days and commented on most of the topics that have been making headlines.
The Finance Minister also said the government has taken several steps to check rising prices of onion.
The youth wing of the Samajwadi Party, on Saturday, set up a counter in Varanasi where they gave onions on loan. People can 'mortgage' their Aadhar cards as security and take onions.
In October last year, it was 1.27 per cent.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.