Business  /  Published 25.05.22

10mt cap on sugar export

The Centre has banned the exports of sugar beyond 10 million tonnes, the latest in a flurry of inflation bursting measures. Earlier in the day, the news of the a possible ban began circulating on the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.05.22

Lanka hikes fuel and transport prices

Sri Lanka increased fuel and transport prices on Tuesday, a long-flagged move to combat its debilitating economic crisis, but the hikes are bound to exacerbate galloping inflation, at least in the sho...
By Reuters in Colombo

Business  /  Published 24.05.22

Appetite for Rs 2 trillion boosters

The Indian government is considering spending an additional Rs 2 trillion (lakh crore) in the 2022-23 fiscal year to cushion consumers from rising prices and fight multi-year high inflation, two gover...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.22

Price pinch: Rising inflation

The Centre’s bid to cool down fuel prices, it is being said, would tame inflation. But inflation has been surging in the economy in the recent past. The April 2022 figure for wholesale inflation...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 23.05.22

How will Gen Z deal with inflation?

Members of Generation Z are facing record-high inflation rates for the first time in their lives, and those entering the job market are running into formidable hurdles. Will they fare better than thei...
By Deutsche Welle


India  /  Published 22.05.22

Cong slams govt over inflation

At a press conference at the AICC headquarter here, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh accused the Modi government of being "high on political gimmick" and low on relief. "The BJP go...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.22

Inflation pinches pockets

Surging inflation is forcing many poor Indians to rein in spending, threatening a slowdown for companies such as Godrej Appliances that saw bumper sales as recently as March and April after a brutal h...
By Krishna N. Das and Aftab Ahmed in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.22

Harsh summer

For the average Indian, this has been a harsh summer. Heatwaves are exhausting the working class — vast stretches of the country have seen exceptionally high temperatures since March, tormenting...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Business  /  Published 18.05.22

Rate hike may not be the answer

Are you feeling the squeeze on your food and fuel bills? Here’s more confirmation that you are paying more for your vegetables, fruit and petrol:  India’s Wholesale Price Index hit a ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.05.22

Wholesale inflation hits 15%

“As the Ukraine conflict does not seem to be coming to an end soon the headwinds arising out of the disruption in global supply chain coupled with uncertainty will continue to put pressure on do...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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