Tag: Inflation

Opinion
Government and RBI Struggle to Tackle Persistent Food Inflation Despite High GDP Growth

Government and RBI Struggle to Tackle Persistent Food Inflation Despite High GDP Growth

The government's own statistics are exacerbating its problems. For instance, May's...

National
Costlier food pushes wholesale inflation to 13-month high of 1.26pc in Apr

Costlier food pushes wholesale inflation to 13-month high of 1.26pc in Apr

Fuelled by rising prices of food articles, especially vegetables, the wholesale...

National
Food prices bring down retail inflation to 5-month low of 4.85pc in Mar

Food prices bring down retail inflation to 5-month low of 4.85pc in Mar

Cooling food prices led to a fall in retail inflation, which dropped to a five-month...

Opinion
Formula for Keeping Prices of Food Products Low despite MSP Hike

Formula for Keeping Prices of Food Products Low despite MSP Hike

We need to achieve self-sufficiency in edible oils and pulses. However, the government...

National
Food inflation rises to 6.95pc in Feb from 6.85pc in Jan

Food inflation rises to 6.95pc in Feb from 6.85pc in Jan

The wholesale inflation rate declined marginally to 0.2 per cent in February compared...

National
Food inflation eases to 6.85pc in Jan

Food inflation eases to 6.85pc in Jan

Inflation in vegetables was 19.71 per cent in January, down from 26.3 per cent in...

National
Retail inflation drops to 3-month low of 5.1pc in Jan

Retail inflation drops to 3-month low of 5.1pc in Jan

Thanks to lower food prices, retail inflation fell to a three-month low of 5.1 per...

Agribusiness
Wheat stock limit tightened for wholesalers, big chain retailers, processors

Wheat stock limit tightened for wholesalers, big chain retailers, processors

In a bid to curb hoarding and price rises, the Centre has tightened wheat stock...

Opinion
Inflation targeting has adverse impact on agriculture and rural economy

Inflation targeting has adverse impact on agriculture and rural economy

The inflation-targeting strategy of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Central...

National
Farmers lose as government rushes to control food inflation for consumers

Farmers lose as government rushes to control food inflation for consumers

The Narendra Modi-led government at the Center is leaving no stone unturned to prevent...

National
Cut down non-basmati rice price immediately: Govt to rice industry

Cut down non-basmati rice price immediately: Govt to rice industry

The Centre has directed Rice Industry Associations to slash the retail price of...

Opinion
Govt, RBI on the same page for supply-side management to rein in inflation

Govt, RBI on the same page for supply-side management to rein in inflation

Stock limit for wheat traders, extension of ban on onion export till March 2024,...

National
Retail inflation eases to four-month low of 4.87 pc in Oct

Retail inflation eases to four-month low of 4.87 pc in Oct

Cooling prices of food items has eased retail inflation to a four-month low of 4.87...

National
Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 4.72pc in Sept

Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 4.72pc in Sept

Year-on-year inflation for the month stood at 4.72 per cent compared to 6.91 per...

National
Prices of essential food items to remain stable in festival season: Govt

Prices of essential food items to remain stable in festival season: Govt

Prices of essential food items, including sugar and edible oils, will remain stable...

National
Sugar export restriction extended beyond Oct 31

Sugar export restriction extended beyond Oct 31

To ensure availability of sugar in the domestic market during the festival season,...