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Business  /  Published 13.04.20

Retail inflation eases to 5.91 per cent

Retail inflation slowed to a four-month low of 5.91 per cent in March and came back to the RBI's comfort zone, mainly due to easing prices of kitchen essentials like vegetables, eggs and meat.The reta...

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

India's economy: broad hints of causes for worry

The ministry of commerce has released the latest data on wholesale price index inflation. The data on food inflation have attracted attention as it soared to a 33-month high in April 2019. However, th...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 13.01.20

Retail inflation rises to 7.5% in December

Retail inflation jumped sharply to 7.35 per cent in December 2019, surpassing the RBI's comfort level, mainly due to high food prices, a government data showed on Monday.The retail inflation based on ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.20

Heavy inflation cloud

Disappointing news seems to be raining from gloomy macroeconomic clouds. The latest round of data for consumer price index inflation for January 2020 and the index of industrial production for Decembe...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Minimum wage test for NREGA

The proposed national minimum wage, if accepted, will pose a major challenge to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), whose wage rates are much lower in all states. A c...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 14.02.20

Wholesale inflation rises to 3.1% in January

Wholesale prices-based inflation accelerated to a 10-month high of 3.10 per cent in January mainly due to costlier food articles, particularly onion and potato, official data showed on Friday.The whol...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.11.18

Retail inflation dips, factory output ambles

Vegetable prices declined 8.06 per cent in October against a 4.15 per cent contraction in September. Inflation also slowed to 0.35 per cent in the fruit basket against 1.12 per cent recorded a month a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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