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.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.PTI Photo
An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
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