NEW DELHI: Seeking to check rising prices, the government today decided to amend the law to make hoarding a non-bailable offence and set up a price stabilisation fund to enable states to undertake market intervention. 

Asserting that there was no cause for panic as there were sufficient food stocks, the government blamed hoarding and speculative trading on the basis of reports of weak monsoon for the rise in prices of commodities like onion and potato and asked states to crack down on  .. 

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