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Step by step how India was affected by the onion crisis.

Print Edition: Feb 6, 2011

The onion crisis

1.December 19, 2010 Onion prices hit a high of Rs 80 per kg.

2.December 20, 2010 Onion exports banned till January 15, 2011, to check prices.

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December 25, 2010 Prices ease to Rs 40-50 per kg across the country as the ban starts to work.

4.December 29, 2010 Imports from Pakistan begin to arrive

5.January 6, 2011 India's food price index up by 18.32 per cent.

Manu Kaushik

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