Tag: CPI

Opinion
Inflation could derail India consumption story

Inflation could derail India consumption story

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had to do some plain speaking to India Inc earlier...

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Stockholders to mandatorily disclose stocks of Tur: Centre to States/UTs

Stockholders to mandatorily disclose stocks of Tur: Centre to States/UTs

The states/UTs have been asked to direct stockholder entities to upload the data...

Opinion
Ease of living not easy when cost of living goes through the roof

Ease of living not easy when cost of living goes through the roof

The Cost of Living (CoL) is refusing to ease, even if we go by the government data...

Opinion
No respite for the common man on inflation front; WPI in double digits for 15 months

No respite for the common man on inflation front; WPI in double digits for 15 months

The WPI inflation has been 15.18 per cent for the month of June, which is marginally...

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Retail inflation eases to 7.04 per cent in May 2022

Retail inflation eases to 7.04 per cent in May 2022

There is some good news on the retail inflation front. Having increased successively...

Rural Dialogue
Fertilizer industry doesn’t want to promote organic farming: CPI leader Atul Anjan

Fertilizer industry doesn’t want to promote organic farming: CPI leader Atul Anjan

Senior CPI leader Atul Anjan held both the fertilizer industry and the government...

National
RBI differs from govt on inflation, says external factors have less impact

RBI differs from govt on inflation, says external factors have less impact

A change of 1 per cent in overall global commodity prices leads to only a 0.02 per...

National
High WPI inflation likely to impact retail inflation too: RBI

High WPI inflation likely to impact retail inflation too: RBI

In its annual report released on Friday, the RBI has cautioned that there is a risk...

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Govt cuts excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 and on diesel by Rs 6 to curb inflationary pressure

Govt cuts excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 and on diesel by Rs 6 to curb inflationary pressure

While fixing the retail prices of petrol and diesel, states apply VAT on excise...

Opinion
Inflation: Pain points for households, existential risk for small businesses, farmers

Inflation: Pain points for households, existential risk for small businesses, farmers

What baffles us is this: the industry is not able to produce because of demand contraction....

National
Retail inflation at 8-year high; food inflation reaches 8.38 per cent

Retail inflation at 8-year high; food inflation reaches 8.38 per cent

Food items have a big role to play in the increase in retail inflation. Inflation...

National
AIKS demands immediate withdrawal of hike in fertilizer prices

AIKS demands immediate withdrawal of hike in fertilizer prices

The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) has accused the Modi regime of following an “anti-farmer...

Opinion
Is inflation a non-issue in elections?  Do not rush to this conclusion

Is inflation a non-issue in elections? Do not rush to this conclusion

Inflation may not have had an impact at the hustings for the BJP in four states,...

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Farmers’ organizations disappointed with the Budget

Farmers’ organizations disappointed with the Budget

Like every Union Budget, the 2022-23 edition has pleased some and disappointed others....

Opinion
Inflation is a pick-pocket,  must be arrested soon 

Inflation is a pick-pocket, must be arrested soon 

Inflation in wholesale mandis , as measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) at...

Opinion
Systemic inflation is here to stay; hardship is omnipresent, be it in cities or in villages

Systemic inflation is here to stay; hardship is omnipresent, be it in cities or in villages

Inflation, which is turning into one of the issues in the crucial Assembly elections...